Corso Italia runs for 2.5 km (1.6 mi) in the quartiere of Albaro, linking two neighbourhoods of Foce and Boccadasse. Genoa (/ˈdʒɛnoʊə/ JEN-oh-ə; Italian: Genova [ˈdʒɛːnova] (listen); Ligurian: Zêna [ˈzeːna]; English, historically, and Latin: Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy. This is due to the increasing diffusion of modern technologies, particularly in commerce and tourism. On average, about 17 million tonnes of cargo are shipped from the main ports of the region and about 57 million tonnes enter the region. Inside is found the treasure of the Cathedral where among other objects there is also what is said to be the Holy Chalice. the flag depicting the saint) remained the main flag of Genoa at least until the 1280s. The main touristic attractions of this area are the famous Aquarium and the Museum of the Sea (MuMA). * May … The Mercato Orientale [it] instead is in masonry and has a circular structure. and U.C. In A. Gamberini & I. Lazzarini (Eds.). Soc. How to get to Via Filippo Turati and Via Trensasco by Bus? Among the latest generations, musicians like Andrea Bacchetti, Giulio Plotino, Sergio Ciomei, Lorenzo Cavasanti, Stefano Bagliano and Fabrizio Cipriani, as well as academics and authors like Michele Giugliano and Roberto Dillon, help in keeping the name of the city on the international spotlight in different fields among the arts, technology and culture. Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. There are two major football teams in Genoa: Genoa C.F.C. But most of the works are kept in the Palaces like Palazzo Bianco where "Ecce Homo" by Caravaggio, "Susannah and the Elders" by Veronese, and the Garden Party in Albaro by Magnasco are kept, Palazzo Rosso with the Portrait of Anton Giulio Brignole-Sale [it] by van Dyck, Cleopatra morente [it] by Guercino and works of Dürer, Bernardo Strozzi, Mattia Preti, Veronese; Palazzo Spinola di Pellicceria where the "Portrait of Giovanni Carlo Doria on Horseback" by Rubens and Ecce Homo [it] by Antonello da Messina (see also the series of Ecce Homo by Antonello da Messina) are kept, Palazzo Tursi with the Penitent Magdalene by Canova, and Palazzo Reale which contains works of Strozzi, Gaulli, Tintoretto, van Dyck, Simon Vouet, Guercino. The promenade, which was built in 1908, overlooks the sea, towards the promontory of Portofino. * May 21, 1995 in Noventa Vicentina, Italy I Madrigalisti di Genova is a vocal and instrumental group formed in 1958 which specialised in medieval and Renaissance repertoire. He is left-footed and plays as a left midfielder. On 15 July 2019, he joined Bari on loan until 30 June 2021. Like the languages of Lombardy, Piedmont, and surrounding regions, it is of Gallo-Italic derivation. U.C. [45] The city is spread out geographically along a section of the Liguria coast, which makes trading by ship possible. The present archbishop of Genoa, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, comes from a Genoese family but was born in Pontevico, near Brescia (see also Archdiocese of Genoa). To animate the Genoese literary environment of the 16th century were Gabriello Chiabrera and "Ansaldo Cebà", the latter best known for his correspondence with Sara Copia Sullam. Face Richard. The centre of Genoa is connected to its upper part by ancient paths caught between tall palaces, called creuze. Filippo Costa, 25, from Italy Virtus Entella, since 2020 Left-Back Market value: 450 k € * May 21, 1995 in Noventa Vicentina, Italy Coveted and known from the 1960s to the 1980s was the Genoese literary lounge animated by the writer Minnie Alzona [it]. —, This page was last edited on 4 February 2021, at 14:57. The production of Genoese lace was also notable. Genoa is also the birthplace of the condcuctor Fabio Luisi and of many opera singers like Giuseppe Taddei, Margherita Carosio, Luciana Serra, and Daniela Dessì. [71][72][73] The Diaries of John Ruskin (Selected and edited by Joan Severn and John Howard Whitehouse). [6], On the Gulf of Genoa in the Ligurian Sea, Genoa has historically been one of the most important ports on the Mediterranean: it is currently the busiest in Italy and in the Mediterranean Sea and twelfth-busiest in the European Union. Other musicians, composers and arrangers are Angelo Francesco Lavagnino, Gian Piero Reverberi, Gian Franco Reverberi, Oscar Prudente, Pivio and Aldo De Scalzi. Nonetheless, the regions still maintains a flourishing shipbuilding sector (yacht construction and maintenance, cruise liner building, military shipyards).[54]. 31 Likes, 1 Comments - Filippo Poletti (@filippopol20) on Instagram: “Roberto Costa started cleaning floors and dishes in the fumily run ‘Trattoria’ in the suburbs of…” [16][17] A number of leading Italian companies are based in the city, including Fincantieri, Selex ES,[18] Ansaldo Energia,[19] Ansaldo STS, Edoardo Raffinerie Garrone, Piaggio Aerospace, Mediterranean Shipping Company and Costa Cruises. Both Genoa C.F.C. Another well known Genoese church is the shrine of Saint Francis of Paola, notable for the outer courtyard overlooking the port and the memorial to all those who died at sea. Genoese painters active in the 14th century include Barnaba da Modena and his local followers Nicolò da Voltri and at the same time, the sculptor Giovanni Pisano reached Genoa to make the monument for Margaret of Brabant, whose remains are today housed in the Museum of Sant'Agostino [it]. [28], Thereafter, Genovese bankers, financed many of the Spanish crown's foreign endeavors. The famous art college is also located on this street. In 1901 Giovanni Antonio Porcheddu [it] realised the Silos Granari. A depiction of this flag is shown in the Genoese annals under the year 1227. Genoa in the second half of the 20th century was famous for an important school of Italian singer-songwriters, so-called Scuola Genovese [it], that includes Umberto Bindi, Luigi Tenco", "Gino Paoli", "Bruno Lauzi", "Fabrizio de André, Ivano Fossati, Angelo Branduardi" and Francesco Baccini. The average time people wait at a stop or station for public transit is 12 min, while 13% of riders wait over 20 minutes on average every day. On the occasion of the Christopher Columbus celebration in 1992, new musical life was given to the area around the old port, including the restoration of the house of Paganini and presentations of the trallalero, the traditional singing of Genoese dock workers. Giovanni Ruffini was another poet known for writing the libretto of the opera Don Pasquale for its composer. In the seabed in front of the San Fruttuoso abbey there is the Christ of the Abyss. The yearly International Cartoonists Exhibition was founded in 1972 in Rapallo, near Genoa. The restoration of many of Genoa's churches and palaces in the 1980s and the 1990s contributed to the city's rebirth. The city is rich in testimony of the Gothic Revival like Albertis Castle, Castello Bruzzo [it], Villa Canali Gaslini [it] and Mackenzie Castle designed by the architect Gino Coppedè. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1956. 03789020108 Cap. Genoa is also home to the University of Genoa, which has a history going back to the 15th century, when it was known as Genuense Athenaeum. The first organised forms of higher education in Genoa date back to the 13th century when private colleges were entitled to award degrees in Medicine, Philosophy, Theology, Law, Arts. At the time of Genoa's zenith, the city attracted many artists including Rubens, Caravaggio and Van Dyck. Nervi offers many attractions: the promenade overlooking the sea called Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi [it]; parks covered with lush tropical vegetation; numerous villas and palaces open to the public that now house museums (like GAM-Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Raccolte Frugone Museum, Museo Giannettino Luxoro and Wolfsoniana). Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi [it], promenade overlooking the sea and 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) long, Nervi. The western area of Genoa hosts the Erzelli GREAT Campus, an under construction science technology park which houses the high-tech corporations Siemens, Ericsson, Esaote, and robotics laboratories of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT). A third cruise terminal is currently under construction in the redesigned area of Ponte Parodi, once a quay used for grain traffic. In 1967 the Genoese historian, critic and curator Germano Celant coined the term Arte Povera. [69] The current stations of the metro line are Brin-Certosa, Dinegro, Principe, Darsena, San Giorgio, Sant'Agostino and De Ferrari, and the line is 5.3 km (3.3 mi) long. Join Facebook to connect with Filippo Genova and others you may know. In the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, you can admire some magnificent sculpture of the 19th century and early 20th century like Monteverde Angel by Giulio Monteverde, or works by artists such as Augusto Rivalta, Leonardo Bistolfi, Edoardo Alfieri, Santo Varni. View Filippo Postani’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. The city is surrounded by natural parks such as Parco naturale regionale dell'Antola, Parco naturale regionale del Beigua, Aveto Natural Regional Park and the Ligurian Sea Cetacean Sanctuary (a marine protected area). [10][11] It was also nicknamed la Superba ("the proud one") by Petrarch due to its glories on the seas and impressive landmarks. The Latin name, oppidum Genua, is recorded by Pliny the Elder (Nat. Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, and Pietro Mascagni. Filippo Costa - SSC Napoli, Virtus Entella, SSC Bari, SPAL 2013 Ferrara, Chievo Verona, AFC Bournemouth, AFC Bournemouth (R), AC Pisa According to Felipe Fernandez-Armesto and others, the practices Genoa developed in the Mediterranean (such as chattel slavery) were crucial in the exploration and exploitation of the New World. Join Facebook to connect with Filippo Costa and others you may know. The Genovese would go as far as to war with other coastal, trading cities such as Venice,[45] in order to protect the trade industry. [57] The main destinations for the cargo-passenger traffic are Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, Barcelona, and the Canary Islands. Genoa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) in the Köppen climate classification, since only one summer month has less than 40 millimetres (1.57 in) of rainfall, preventing it from being classified as solely oceanic or Mediterranean, with a special note for the Genoa low. Deeply felt is the derby called Derby della Lanterna. So the Ligurian industry has turned towards a widely diversified range of high-quality and high-tech products (food, shipbuilding (in Sestri Ponente and in metropolitan area – Sestri Levante), electrical engineering and electronics, petrochemicals, aerospace etc.). Giovine Orchestra Genovese, one of the oldest concert societies in Italy, was founded in Genoa in 1912. Near the city are Camogli and San Fruttuoso abbey accessible by a daily ferry from the Old Harbour (Porto Antico) of Genoa. Internal feuds between the powerful families, such as the Grimaldi, the Fieschi, the Doria, the Spinola and others, caused much disruption, but in general the republic was run much as a business affair. Just out of the city centre, but still part of the 33 km (21 mi) of coast included in the municipality's territory, are Nervi, natural doorway to the Ligurian East Riviera, and Pegli, the point of access to the West Riviera. Genova Oregina - S. Caterina da Genova.jpg 1,024 × 768; 320 KB Genova Oregina Santuario.jpg 900 × 630; 224 KB Genova Pegli chiesa San Carlo di Cese.JPG 3,458 × 2,562; 1.02 MB Filippo Anivitti (Róma, 1876 – 1955) Pietro Annigoni (Milánó, 1910 – Firenze, 1988) Innocenzo Ansaldi (Pescia, 1734 – 1816) Giovanni Andrea Ansaldo (Voltri, 1584 – Genova, 1638) Giorgio Anselmi (Verona, 1723 – Lendinara, 1797) Michelangelo Anselmi (Lucca, 1492 – Parma, 1556) Andrea Appiani (Milánó, 1754 – Milánó, 1817) Peter Paul Rubens wrote Palazzi di Genova in 1622, a book dedicated to the palaces of Genoa. [12], The city has hosted massive shipyards and steelworks since the 19th century, and its solid financial sector dates back to the Middle Ages. Genoa is the birthplace of the composer Simone Molinaro, violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini, violinist Camillo Sivori and composer Cesare Pugni. From Stazione Genova Sampierdarena, Genova 68 min. Two other important artists are Emilio Scanavino and Vanessa Beecroft. The daily temperature range is limited, with an average range of about 6 °C (11 °F) between high and low temperatures. The city has numerous music festivals, among which are Concerts at San Fruttuoso abbey, Premio Paganini, I Concerti di San Torpete, International Music Festival Genova, We Love Jazz, Gezmatz Festival & Workshop, and Goa-Boa Festival. Dutch writer Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer wrote "La Superba", a novel in which Genoa is prominently featured. It is the birthplace of Guglielmo Embriaco, Christopher Columbus, Andrea Doria, Niccolò Paganini, Giuseppe Mazzini, Renzo Piano and Grimaldo Canella, founder of the House of Grimaldi, among others. The trallalero are ancient songs that have their roots in the Mediterranean tradition. However, with the shift in world economy and trade routes to the New World and away from the Mediterranean, adding to the loss of several of its colonies, Genoa's political and economic power began a steady decline.[30].