Claudia Bettiol

Ingegnere, futurista e fondatrice di Discoverplaces. Blogger specializzato nella sostenibilità e nella promozione culturale dei piccoli territori e delle piccole imprese. Ama i cavalli


Engineeer, futurist, joint founder of Energitismo and founder of Discoverplaces. Blogger specialising in sustainability and in cultural promotion of small places and small enterprises. She loves horses

Frosinone Chamber Orchestra, beyond music

The history of the Chamber Orchestra of Frosinone is truly original due to how it was formed – by three old schoolmates in 2014 who went to a ‘Convivium’ at Fiuggi dedicated to a piano and double bass concert. The three friends are: Annarita Alviani, Secretary of the Questor of Frosinone, Maurizio Turriziani, master of … Continued

Pope Ormisda and Pope Silverio together forever

Frosinone gave birth to two popes who had a truly special bond, Pope Ormisda and Pope Silverio: one was the father of the other. But there was no sin because when Ormisda had his son he was just a deacon. Let’s go step by step because Silverio reveals surprises: he is one of the nine … Continued

San Felice of Cantalice, the first Capuchin saint

San Felice da Cantalice was born in 1515 and has the particular primacy of being the first saint of the Capuchin Order. But how did it occur and who are the Capuchins? The Capuchin Order was born around 1520 and is one of the so-called ‘minor’ orders that followed in the spirit of St. Francis. … Continued

History of the Potato and ‘Petata’ of Leonessa

It is one of the first words that children learn and each of us has eaten many kilos. It seems to have been part of our civilization forever, but has had periods of absence: this is the summary of history of the potato in Europe. The potato arrived in Europe with the Spanish conquerors of … Continued

Rieti- Leonessa and its hamlets Villa Pulcini

Leonessa and its hamlets: Villa Pulcini

Leonessa has one of the largest municipal areas in central Italy with 38 hamlets many of which are called ‘villa’, such as Villa Carmine, Villa Lucci or Villa Pulcini. The origin of the name ‘villa’ is very particular because it immediately refers to the ancient Roman settlements where, with this term, an agricultural production centre … Continued

San Giuseppe da Leonessa, il micro-credito e i Monti Frumentari

San Giuseppe da Leonessa, micro credit and Seed Banks

San Giuseppe da Leonessa  (St. Joseph of Leonessa) is a special saint who divided his life between the desire to be a martyr and to help the needy. And he did both things in an original and incredibly pragmatic way. San Giuseppe was born in Leonessa on 8 January 1556 with the unusual name of … Continued

Cassino- Anfiteatro Romano by Bettiol

The magic of music at Roman theatre in Cassino

The magic of a spectacle at the Roman theatre in Cassino brings back ancient atmosphere and emotions that thousands of people came here to experience, from every part of the Roman empire. The theatre lies on the side of the mountain, according to the style of the Greek theatres, with a view of the valley … Continued

Isola del Liri- Parco Cascata piccola by Bettiol

Art from Industrial archeology, best examples at Isola del Liri

A top examples of creation of art from industrial archaeology is in Isola del Liri. But what is industrial archaeology? Industrial archaeology addresses the themes of architectural, mechanical, historical and social memory of major industrial activities in which a large factory with its technological innovation and its work organization has changed local and sometimes national … Continued

Castro dei Voslci- Monumento alla Mamma Ciociara by Bettiol

Castro dei Volsci-Ausonia: the Festival of the Meeting

Every three years the inhabitants of Castro dei Volsci and of Ausonia gather for a unique religious ceremony and a popular celebration called the ‘Festival of the Meeting’, and which takes place on the last Sunday in August. The two communities meet in Castelnuovo Parano to exchange banners and the statue of Our Lady. The … Continued