Italy in South Africa

Success Stories in the Rainbow Nation

Nan Kolè

Nan Kolè on Durban’s DIY dance genre

Rome-born producer Nan Kolè (a.k.a. Francesco Cucchi), is on a mission to showcase Durban’s…

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Meeting with the Italian artist Cameron Platter

Johannesburg born Cameron Platter is known for his varied and provocative pieces, which characterise “the perversity, absurdity and dissonance of everyday life.” Sometimes inflammatory,…

Nerio Alessandri technogym

Nerio Alessandri, Founder & President of Technogym

My Italian Link met with Technogym’s CEO and founder Nerio Alessandri. An opportunity to learn more about the world leader in wellness and fitness…

Technogym Village gym

Technogym, the world’s wellness empire

Most of us equate being healthy with diet and exercise. Technogym has been working for over 30 years to revise this oversimplification. With a well-established…

Tony Cimato talks about the Italian Chamber of Trade and Industries

President of the Italian-South African Chamber of Trade and Industries and President of Efficient Engineering Italy…

Vineyard Ferrari

Established more than a century ago in Italy’s northern region of Trentino, Ferrari has earned worldwide recognition as the premier producer of luxury sparkling…

Ferrari, from the workshop in Maranello to Johannesburg

Already visionary, the first Ferrari badged car, the 125 S ,was born in 1947, instantly snatching victory on the Piacenza racing circuit. For 70…

The legendary Vespa celebrates 70 years

In the space of a few decades, this icon of
 Italian living became a legendary two-wheeler. 
Since its invention in April 1946 by…