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

‘Radici Popolari’ is Popular Roots – folk music for dancing

“Radici Popolari” is a music group from Valle di Comino that generates fascinating rhythms. It all started in 2012 by Lorenzo Rea, a piano accordanist of Broccostella who cannot manage to restrict his musicality just to central-south Italy. The group is expanding and today it is about eight traditional instruments: accordion, violin, tambourine, bass, guitar, … Continued

The Pamphilj family and the dream of Panphilia in Valmontone

The Doria Pamphilj family is one of the dynasties that have made history in the Papal and Italian states. The highest point of power was Pope Innocent X’s government in one of the most thriving times. According to some legends the origin dates back to Gens Panphilia of Roman Numa Pompilio, but much more probably … Continued

The History of Amusement Parks and Magicland

‘Panem and Circenses’, this is how the Romans governed their people and food and fun parks are what is still used today to get the consensus of citizens. But how did the fun parks change? No more real blood of gladiators but still strong excitement that raises the level of adrenaline. The history of modern … Continued

San Luigi Gonzaga, Protector of Youth and the Red Cross

San Luigi Gonzaga is the protector of Youth and the Red Cross for the way he gave his life while young helping others during a serious plague in Rome. Luigi was born fortunate, near Lake Garda in Castiglione delle Stiviere in 1568, because his father was the Marquis of the area appointed by the king … Continued

History of Wallpaper and the need for coloured walls

Have you ever viewed one of the houses of Pompeii or shops of ancient Rome or Greece? They were all frescoed and colourful, as were the statues. The tomb of Philip II of Macedonians clearly shows how the temples of the past were coloured. In the Middle Ages the walls of the castles were covered … Continued

MACA, Fine Arts Academy linked to Frosinone

A day for Contemporary art reflecting on tourism

What value has Contemporary Art? Can it have a function for tourism purposes? What is the relationship between art and territory? The occasion of the Thirteenth Contemporary Day promoted by AMACI – Association of Italian Museums of Contemporary Art is the moment for reflection on the role of modern art in small historical centres and … Continued