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Italy Presentation

Cultural Traits

Karissa Gilbreath

on 12 November 2012

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‘la famiglia’ Music Celebrations Government Clothing Language Art ART In Italy the president must be at least 50 years old. They also have the power to get rid of parliament and call for a reelection. The President is the commander of the Italians. There is not a Vice president and if the president is to die they will respond by having another election. The president of Italy was also elected for a Seven years term Padre Pio

Felice Anno Nuovo

Buon Natale Religion Italy "The Boot" Karissa Gilbreath and Cheyenne Heuermann Food Pizza,Spaghetti,
Bolognese, Eggplant,
Parmigiana More about discipline then creativity. Public is free along with day care.High school requires a tuition. School Is a celebration of the Canonization of Padre Pio Pope John the 2. (Practically a New Years for us.) Christmas (In Italy) In 1947 the constitution was passed and took affect on January 1, 1948 in which they established a government (Which would be made of a president.) "From the earliest times, Italians have left their mark on every major artistic movement in the Western World. From Etruscan bronzes to the flowing lines of Baroque churches and everything in between, Italian artistry is world-renown. In this section, learn about Italian masters, their groundbreaking methods and their priceless works that still inspire awe and wonder." "The history of the Italian language actually illustrates the history of Italy itself, as well as the ultimate unification of the Italian people" "The evolution of the Italian language from Latin occurred at a deliberate and leisurely pace over the course of hundreds of years. This resulted in many varying dialects of Italian." Italian is known as the most romantic language
(FUN FACT) Since the state is usually very unfaithful the Italian culture has turned to putting family first. They tend to stay close as if they were more of friends then related. Naturally though there are still your common problems such as divorce, separation, and children out side of marriage. In fact children outside of the marriage are so frequent that families are often really big! "Italy is the home of opera music. Opera music was created in Italy in the 17th century by Italian music composer Claudio Monteverdi. He wrote his first opera in 1607 named L’Orfeo which was composed to commemorate the annual festival of Mantua. Since then opera music has become an institution in the world of Italian music and widely appreciated around the world." Values "The family is the center of the social structure and provides a stabilizing influence for its members. In the north, generally only the nuclear family lives together; while in the south, the extended family often resides together in one house. The family provides both emotional and financial support to its members. " "Appearances matter in Italy.The way you dress can indicate your social status, your family's background, and your education level.First impressions are lasting impressions in Italy.The concept of 'bella figura' or good image is important to Italians.They unconsciously assess another person's age and social standing in the first few seconds of meeting them, often before any words are exchanged.Clothes are important to Italians.They are extremely fashion conscious and judge people on their appearance.You will be judged on your clothes, shoes, accessories and the way you carry yourself.Bella figura is more than dressing well. It extends to the aura your project too - i.e. confidence, style, demeanour, etc. " The primary religion in Italy is Roman Catholic.There are more Catholic churches per capital in Italy than in any other country. Although church attendance is relatively low, the influence of the church is still high. Many office buildings will have a cross or a religious statue in the lobby.
Each day of the year has at least one patron saint associated with it. Children are named for a particular saint and celebrate their saint's day as if it were their own birthday. Each trade and profession has a patron saint.The church promulgates hierarchy, which can be seen in all Italian relationships.They respect and defer to those who are older, those who have achieved a level of business success, and those who come from well-connected families Architecture Classical, The Classical Style, Neoclassical Style, Early Medieval, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque: Commonly are the main types of architecture in Italy. Traditions and cultures The culture and Traditions in Italy reflect its historic past and celebrates the modem world. Rome is an example, Its an electric mix of high culture, the arts, fashion, and historic architecture. Economy Italy is the World 5th largest industrial economy and belongs to the group of 8 industrialized nations. It is also a member of the European Union and the OECD. Italy's economic strength however lies in the processing of manufacturing of goods. World Geography- 1st Period Italy's socialist party is center stage. Its become this way by political transformations and at home and aboard. Socialism
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