The Institut Francais Italia and the Embassy of France in Italy have renewed the call for the "New Grand Tour" art residency project. This nationwide artistic program promotes cultural dialogue and European values of exchange and sharing by offering the
Sarah and Christoph come from Hamburg and have decided to spend some time in Italy, working remotely. Through our experiences, they are discovering the area, the traditions and the welcoming community of Grottole. We asked Sarah, who is an illustrator
Wonder Grottole in the project “Re-animate: Designs for Life-enhancing economies in Anthropological Perspective”
Christina Jerne, from the University of Copenhagen and the Community Economies Institute, is currently studying Wonder Grottole, and its activities in territorial regeneration and cultural investment. Wonder Grottole will be one of the case studies in a project entitled 'Re-animate:
The search for one's roots and family history can be a fascinating and emotional journey. In Grottole, a key person for those embarking on this path is Giovanni Quaranta, a genealogist who is dedicated to helping Italian-descendants find their roots.
At the end of 2022 we had the pleasure of hosting Capucine and Wilko in our residence, two wonderful people who have integrated perfectly into the community of Grottole (Matera) and with whom we have formed a beautiful human relationship.
Have you ever thought of immersing yourself in a new culture and learning local traditions and arts? That's exactly what Capucine, a young seamstress from Paris, decided to do when she chose to spend a few months in Italy and
We were first contacted by POP Education, a French association that organizes study vacations for young people, in 2019. Three years have passed and, after years of travel restrictions, we hosted our first group of students in Grottole. This fall 10
2024 will be the year of Roots Tourism, but what is it all about? Roots tourism, or return tourism, involves first or second generation emigrants who decide to rediscover the places of their family origins. In numbers: 80 million is the number of