Rai Storia is an Italian television channel which is broadcast exclusively in the peninsula by the satellite company HOTBIRD. It was launched in 2000 and the main language of its broadcasts is Italian. The channel mostly specializes in history and cultural programming and broadcasts and programs associated with these themes.
It features an interesting and varied mix of examinations by journalists and historians that trace and examine the history of contemporary Italy. There are also on offer deep and analytical programmes which address current issues that concern the world on subjects as varied as the progress of the humanity of Homo Sapiens to Napoleon, the stories of women travelers or the remaining traces of the Great War 100 years later. It will also take you on a journey to discover the landscapes and charming places of our neighboring transalpine areas through the many magazine programmes, like Viaggio in Italia (Italian journey) or evoke the great moments and the legendary riders of the cycling race with nell’Italia viaggio di Giro (Tour in Italian Giro ).
Rai Storia is also keen on cinema and culture and offers encounters with legendary artists like Frank Sinatra or famous figures of a variety of Italian music . In the area of cinema , it has a dedicated program called Binario Cinema which presents a selection of films about the life of historical figures who have had an undeniable impact on the world’s progress and developments.