Umberto Mucci

Umberto has a degree in Political Science and a master in Marketing and Communication. He is the founder and CEO of We the Italians and the representative in Italy of the Italian American Museum of New York. He gives lectures about History of Italian Emigration to the US, and he has published four books about Italy and the US


Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #102 magazine of We the Italians! First of all we want to thank all of you, recipients of our newsletter: we reached 80,000 subscribers! It's just the beginning, we have to do much better than that, but it's worth celebrating. So, once again: THANKS!! Please spread the word and have your friends who love Italy to subs...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #101 magazine of We the Italians! We began this 2018 by celebrating our 100Th magazine, and our new book, the 2017 Yearbook of We the Italians. Our friends at Community, the Rai Italia tv show dedicated to the Italians abroad, were so kind to invite me to talk about this. For those interested to watch it, the episode...

Ciao from Rome, Let's celebrate!! This is the 100th issue of our magazine. I can't believe it! It seems yesterday, and yet it was October 2013, when we had the idea of having articles written for us, in English, regarding some Italian excellences. There was no flipping book magazine back then, the articles were published in a brand new section of o...

We want to share with you a few numbers regarding our 2017. During last year we've promoted 7,183 news; published 192 articles in the 12 issues of our Magazine; done 24 interviews; published one yearbook (about the 2016 interviews). Our archive of websites regarding non-profit organizations, groups, departments, festivals, museums, associations and...

In addition to being the most important and representative Christmas tradition, the crib is also the oldest: the first nativity scene was made by St. Francis and his friars on the night of 24th and 25th December 1223 in the mountains of Greccio, near Rieti in the Lazio region. The first crib is actually a mass exceptionally celebrated in a cave rat...

Ciao from Rome, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the motherland! 2017 is leaving us, it has been a year full of many success and very interesting people here at We the Italians.

Ciao from Rome, and (in a few days) Happy Thanksgiving! It has been a very intense month for us at We the Italians. First of all, we celebrated Veterans Day with the interview to Anthony Ficarri, the new President of Italian American War Veterans: the interview is also on this November issueof our magazine. On October 17th, in Rome, we attended the...

People often say that Halloween is completely foreign to Italian culture and folk traditions. This is both true and false: rites, traditions, legends scattered throughout the peninsula cover the night of All Saints' Day, which coincides with that of Halloween... but it is much older.

Ciao from Rome, and Happy Italian Heritage Month! Last September We the Italians made the first step to a journey that will bring us in the main Italian Festivals all over the US. In Seattle our friends Bob and Lee Casazza (thanks guys! We love you) represented us and spread the word to the several Italians who attended the Festival. It is the firs...

Ciao from Rome. The editorial of this September 2017 issue starts from what has been going on in the last weeks, with an awful recrudescence of the attacks against Columbus. The picture here is a collage of the 16 Columbus monuments vandalized through the last years in these American cities: Buffalo NY (twice), New York City NY (Manhattan and Queen...

Ciao from the Appennines in Emilia Romagna! We are taking a few days of rest here in the wonderful mountains in the Modena province, but we actually just moved We the Italians up here, we never stop. Here we are with another month, another editorial, another wonderful magazine about Italy, from your friends at We the Italians!

Representing We the Italians, I recently had the honor to attend a special presentation about the new Italian Strategic Plan for Tourism 2017-2022. This is a very important document that brings a brand new concept and design to the Italian offer towards tourists all around the world. During the presentation We the Italians learnt several interestin...