NEWS FROM : ITALY  

By Victoria de Maio Victoria tours the Etruscan and medieval town in Umbria. Orvieto sits on an impressive outcropping of volcanic tufa stone. Settled by the Etruscans, it has an amazing labyrinth of underground tunnels and wells. However, what gets your attention is definitely above ground! Let's explore this appealing medieval gem, shall we...

Centro Studi Americani - via M. Caetani, 32 00186 Roma   Tel 06.68.80.16.13 fax 06.68.30.72.56   info@centrostudiamericani.org www.centrostudiamericani.org   Lunedì 20 – Venerdì 24 Maggio 2013   Seminario di Letteratura, storia e cultura americana   "American Families: An Ongoing Debate on an Everchanging Ins...

When Bay State native Nick Mucci, 28, decided to launch his own company, Mucci Imports, and bring in small-producer Italian wines, he imagined he'd have a few adventures along the way. But he never expected to be chased out of an inn by a burly restaurant owner wielding a salami.   Mucci and his girlfriend, Kelsey, were living and working in...

During it continuous fight against the fake goods industry, where the Internet has become the main channel for trading counterfeit items, Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has managed to block 345 websites selling counterfeit goods and recover 91 domain names.   According to a recent study, funded by government body officials...

Artisti per Nuvolari is the title of the newest exhibit on show at Mantua's Museo Tazio Nuvolari. After enjoying notable success at Castel d'Ario's Sartori House-Museum, the exhibit runs in Mantua until June 29th (Saturdays and Sundays only). Pieces selected by Arianna Sartori and by the Museo's curators fondly depict Tazio Nuvolari, the native Man...

United States-born forward Giuseppe Rossi was left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Saturday. Coach Cesare Prandelli apparently judged that Rossi hadn't fully recovered from his latest right knee injury in January.   It was likely a difficult decision since Rossi has always been one of Prandelli's favorite players.&nb...

Convocato dal segretario generale Elio Carozza, il Comitato di Presidenza del Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all'Estero si riunirà alla Farnesina il 22 e 23 settembre prossimi. I lavori inizieranno nella mattina di lunedì, per concludersi martedì pomeriggio. Elezioni dei Comites, il rinnovo del Cgie, gli Stati generali della cultura i temi al c...

Italy is known for its small artisan workshops and its craftsman tradition: tourists love to buy unique hand-made pieces from local artisans when they visit Italy. Yet, hardly do these small entrepreneurs succeed in giving visibility to their products and selling them to a global audience. The e-commerce platform Reputeka.com was launched with this...

NUOVALUNA PRODUZIONI PRESENTA: Chiara Di Bari, Simone Sibillano AMERICA. IL MUSICAL di Guido Cataldo e Simone Sibillano Vincitore di due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014: Miglior Partitura - Guido Cataldo; Miglior attore protagonista - Simone Sibillano. Con Chiara Materassi nel ruolo di Madre Cabrini, e con (in...

In one of his works, the great Greek tragedian Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) has a lucid Ajax say, Great, unfathomable time brings dark things to light and buries the bright in its darkness.   That is exactly what happened to the Roman theater in Gubbio, Umbria, which was built in the late 1st century BC and forgotten by the Middle Ages. It was...

"Partono i Bastimenti". È questo il titolo della mostra, curata da Francesco Nicotra, che sarà aperta al pubblico dal 16 aprile al 16 maggio, nella Sala Gialla del Teatro Politeama di Palermo. Una mostra, dedicata alla emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe, quel "grande esodo" definito dagli studiosi il più rilevante movimento migratorio della storia...

by Rossella Bocciarelli   Italy is slowly emerging from the tunnel of recession, but it is not yet clear whether new jobs will shore up the recovery.    The latest survey on expected inflation and growth carried out by Il Sole 24 Ore and the Bank of Italy confirmed the outlook recently outlined by Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio V...