Visiting Irpinia Castles - Taste and Culture, the first guidebook in English, interactive and multimedia, which takes you between the Castles of Irpinia, and not only, with a click or a tap: Archaeological sites, city walls, towers, medieval villages, palaces and religious monuments, hundreds of original photos collected in photo galleries and video spots, interactive maps, 90 verification and learning tests for children and teenagers and adults, terminology glossary and references to historical figures, main typical products, important cultural events; direct links to the e-mail box to request information on availability and on tourist routes and / or organize a visit to historic sites; direct links to the website to access the pages in Italian, English, German and Japanese, direct links to social media Facebook, Twitter, Blogger; Back Stage and notes from the author.
English version prepared for iBooks, for MacOs, iPad, iPhone.
Who is Tina Rigione
She is creative
Born in Avellino, since 1993 she has been involved in cultural and social associations, organizing artistic and literary competitions. In 1997 she established the cultural salon "Per caso sulla piazzetta" which became a non-profit Cultural Association in 2001 with Maria Torri and Flavia Nazzaro.
In September 2002 she created the international cultural event "Le Notti Ritrovate", gathering Italian and international writers in Avellino, of which she is also artistic director.
Publications: in 2000 the poetry collection "I versi" with the preface by the Emilian poet Rossano Onano; "Earth" in 2003 with the preface by prof. Giuseppe d'Errico; the thriller "COMMISTY-not far from the darkness" in 2004 and second edition in 2009.
She wrote the monologue in three fragments STABAT MATER for the Stabat Mater by G.B. Pergolesi performed by the Zenit 2000 musical association at Easter 2006. She wrote the presentation verses for J.S. Bach: Aria on the fourth string from the Overture No. 3 in Re Mag. BWV 1068, Menuet and Badinerie from the Overture No. 2 in Si Min. BWV 1067; for A. Vivaldi: Concert at the Rustica, Concerto La Notte, Madrigal Concert, Concerto Il Gardellino, Concert in La Mag.; for A. Piazzolla: Melody in La min, Oblivion; for S. Mercadante: Concerto in E minor; for D. Cimarosa: The Master of Cappella.
She oversaw the Italian revision of the books of the American writer Jack Ketchum: RED (Mondolibri 2009) and THE GIRL OF THE NEXT DOOR (Gargoyle Books 2009, Mondolibri 2009).
Some of her articles have appeared in national and international magazines such as Sinestesie, YIP Yale Italian Poetry, Due Sicilie, Lo Brigante or in newspapers. She worked on the publishing project ALLITTERERò (literary information) published by Pasquale Marruzzo.
She is the curator of the Poetry Series Le Notti Ritrovate published by "Per caso sulla piazzetta" and creator of the Twin Faces Series in Italian and English.
In 2009 she designed and implemented the Castelli d'Irpinia tourist and cultural promotion project and manages the International Portal castellidirpinia.com in Italian, English, German and Japanese. Castelli d'Irpinia® is one of its registered brands.
In 2013 she signed the conception and artistic direction of the events of the Municipality of Chiusano di San Domenico (Av) of "A summer in Chiusano, between culture, sport and typicality, first edition". In 2014 she signed the conception and artistic direction of the events of the "Cattura dell'Orso" Project for the Municipality of Chiusano di San Domenico (Av) with the Artistic Workshops curated by Disney Italy.
She has also published three photographic and historical Catalogs in print of Visiting Irpinia Castles: 1st edition May 2015, photographic and historical catalog in Italian, English, German, Japanese; II edition November 2015 text version limited edition in Italian and Japanese languages; III edition March 2017 photographic and historical catalog in Italian, English, German, Japanese.
At the end of April 2019 she released her first digital experience with Visiting Irpinia Castles (ISBN: 9788888332277 - Apple ID: 1462162292) in Italian for Apple's iBooks Store for which she personally edited the multimedia and interactive layout and details, and in July 2019 the English version of the same book (ISBN: 9788888332284 - Apple ID: 1471103747).