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The Chinese and the Nigerian at Perugia railway station

Three continents at one coffee table. Perugia is an international little city, home to the University for Foreigners, this Umbrian town is at the centre of Italy, among beautiful Appennines. This week it will be home to a Journalism festival, where our founder, Italian journalist Francesco Conte, is participating to …

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The only Chadian of Rome

Suleyman comes from Chad. He was a little over 17 when he arrived in Italy in the nineties, before I was even born. I meet him for the first time in front of his house. Which is practically around the corner from my house. How strange that I had never …

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Opa opa, Balkanik duo live in TerminiTV

OPA OPA aka INVASIONI BALCANICHE is a project born in 2011 in Rome when the poet/performer Jonida Prifti (Albania) meets the musician/producer Iva Stanisic (Serbia). At the beginning they make parties and musical selections of traditional and modern tunes from their countries including pop, hip hop, turbo folk and tallava. …

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The blue angel of Termini

“I am an angel. I fly through the metro, under the street”, says Tiziana, Sicilian born traveler, or rather adventurer. “I squatted all my life, and I’m not ashamed of my body. Yesterday we had sex in three, it was beautiful. You want to see my body?” She goes around …

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Goodbye Rome, love letter from Kuala Lumpur

Noelle hasn’t yet left Rome, but she’s starting to pack stuff, to leave things behind, for her friends, neighbours, acquaintances. “I feel at home here now”, she says, naming places and people she will miss, her context, a whole microcosm she recreated around herself in the 3 years she spent …

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