The excellence of the Nitrodi source

The name of this typical source comes from the Greek “Nitron”, which means pure, crystalline, and is an adjective of the word “Ntr”, meaning God. In fact, the first Greek settlers (in the eighth century BC) erected a temple dedicated to Apollo and the water lilies in the vicinity of the source, believing in the healing properties of the waters as a divine protection.


Duty to inform, the right to know

“An acknowledgment to those who have researched and told, over an entire career, his own truth through the means of mass communication. A prize for Ischia that has always represents a crossroads of different cultures, a bridge between the cultural European and Mediterranean tradition”. So wrote Giuseppe Valentino when thirty-four years ago gave birth to the first edition of the Ischia International Journalism Award.

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The books of the Queen

She has not gone down in history as a great queen, Isabella of Bourbon, born in Madrid on July 6, 1789 by Charles IV, King of Spain and Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma. She was only 13 when married her cousin Francis of Bourbon, Duke of Calabria, son of Ferdinand IV, King of the Two Sicilies, brother of the father and his uncle. Francis was already a widower at the age of 35 of Maria Clementina of Habsburg-Lorraine. The marriage was celebrated by proxy in Naples on July 6, 1802 and then by contract in Barcelona in late September and early October of the same year.

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The magic of Vagnitiello

At the entrance of the charming Casamicciola your eyes will be attracted by the wonders of the park “Vagnitiello”. The Passionist Fathers in Ischia talked about it stating sure as hell: “Bathe there ... and you will be healed”. This demonstrates the high regard that have had, since ancient times, the waters of this charming establishment located on the sea, sheltered from the wind and away from the stress and frenzy of everyday life, wrapped in the colors and scents of the typical Mediterranean maquis.

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Piano & Jazz on the island

Why are there throughout Italy events and jazz evenings? Is it the jazz that goes out of fashion or something really is changing in the musical culture of our country? One thing is certain; we can no longer talk about jazz as niche music for the chosen few or experts of the field. Improvisation, phrasing, contamination. The spread of this kind of music among the most dense and significant of the twentieth century is certainly tied to the spirit behind this art.


The Alum path

The subsection of CAI Ischia has celebrated the arrival of summer, with an excursion that brought the group (consisting of all islanders, about twenty) to relive a piece of history of our beautiful green island. In this itinerary we covered the ancient Via Crateca, called by local farmers “Via dei Carri” that, once from Fango, in the municipality of Lacco Ameno, an old farming village and important site for the development of the island spa ...


Maronti of Corafà

Testaccio is now part of the municipality of Barano, but in the past, from 1806 to 1879, was one of the municipalities of the island of Ischia. At that time the expanse of Maronti was the culminations of all types of boats come from the near and far beaches and the road that leaded to Marina from the town center was just called “the road of the trade”. Many people were strangers who came to Testaccio, or because they need care at the Olmitello source or because they were simply eager to travel and learn.


The Midsummer Night

On Thursday, August 15 at the latitude and longitude of the island of Ischia the sun will rise at 6:16 a.m. and will set at 20:04 p.m. The day will last about 14 hours and the night around 10. If you could “do something crazy” twice a year rather than once as warned the Latins, according to whom “Semel in year licet insanire”, choosing the dates of Dec 31, the last day of the longest night of the year, and August 15 with the shortest night.


Maltese, forian poet

100 years after his death (January 7, 1852 - August 21, 1913), our magazine wants to recall a genius artist, Giovannangelo Nicola Maltese. Forian poet and sculptor whose talent has been driven by land considered a free interpreter of nature and life with that innate spiritual energy, father of true masterpieces. The Torrione, which the artist received in lease by the Mayor Orazio Patalano, became his studio and now houses his works.


80th edition of the Sea Festival on the rocks of Sant'Anna

Due to bad weather, 80 Edition of the festival at sea of St. Anna will be postponed from Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 July. This was announced by the Head of Tourism of the Municipality of Ischia, Feel the views of the manufacturers of boats, the appointment for the traditional parade of floats in the sea, the fireworks and the burning of the Castle, is postponed to Saturday evening at 21.00.

The festival of Sant'Anna, a unique appointment for the island of Ischia, colours the evening at the end of July.

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Info on Ischia island

  • Surface: 46 Kmq
  • Hight: 789 mt
  • Lat.: 40° 44',82 N
  • Long.: 13° 56',58 E
  • Periplus: 18 miglia
  • Coasts: 51.2 Km
  • Cities: 6
  • Inhabitants: 58.029


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