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Dear friends, the Filitalia International is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for 2018 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia members only, but some specific ones are also for non-members. Please pass the information attached to your fellow members and students with an interest in the Italia...

The Italian Trade Agency launches "Innovation Days 2018", initiative aimed at highlighting Italy's position as a top solution provider to the US while encouraging engagements between some of the country's leading companies and universities to create and further enhance existing partnerships with their US counterparts in commercial and research area...

Bertazzoni, the family-owned Italian manufacturer of award-winning kitchen appliances, has launched entirely new models to its Professional and Master Series. What's more, the company has completed its full kitchen suite with new refrigerator and dishwasher products. The products are now available for purchase nationwide throughout the United State...

A 525-year-old copy of a letter by Christopher Columbus that was stolen from the Vatican was returned on Thursday after joint sleuthing by U.S. Homeland Security agents and Holy See antiquity experts. "We are returning it to its rightful owner," said U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Callista Gingrich at a handover ceremony in a frescoed room of the V...

My father was the child of two Italian immigrants who were born in Longi, Sicily. His mother, Rosalia, died at 32 years of age shortly after giving birth to her sixth child. My grandfather, Basilio, from whom I received my name, was a tough Sicilian immigrant who found himself with five young children to raise (the sixth child, Domenico, had died a...

155 Paesi, 294.000 partecipanti, 7.500 borse di studio. Sono i numeri impressionanti del programma Fulbright, il piano di scambi culturali che dal 1948 crea un ponte fra gli Stati Uniti e il resto del mondo. Settant’anni fa grazie alla visione di un senatore dell’Arkansas, William Fulbright, il dipartimento di Stato americano istituiva la commissio...

Questa mattina la Farnesina ospiterà l’evento di Celebrazione del Settantesimo Anniversario della Commissione Fulbright, nata per favorire gli scambi accademici tra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti, offrendo borse di studio a cittadini italiani e statunitensi per opportunità di studio, ricerca e insegnamento presso campus americani e atenei italiani. Dop...

He was only four years old when he learned how to package the olive oil bottles by hand. It was then that Giovanni Colavita understood that the family’s passion would become his future. Raised in  Molise, where his grandfather Giovanni established the Colavita olive oil company in 1938, Giovanni graduated with a Law degree from the University of Ro...

If there’s one food that’s timeless, it’s pasta. In the classic sense, yes, but also in that it can take no time at all to prepare, making for a logical next entry in the fast-casual restaurant movement in New York. Notable chefs—veterans of highly lauded Italian restaurants—are now serving speedy versions with top-quality ingredients; so are teams...

At the end of a bout that featured more proper fighting among the occupants of the £100 ringside seats than inside the ropes in Manchester on Saturday night, Tyson Fury proclaimed he will regain the world heavyweight championship by the end of the year. What Rocky Marciano would have made of that boast can only be imagined. Seventy years ago next m...

Sarà il palco del Jazz Showcase di Chicago ad aprire il 13 Giugno il tour americano di Fabrizio Bosso e del suo quartetto che si concluderà il 20 Giugno all’Auditorium dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. Al pubblico americano, Fabrizio Bosso presenterà il progetto “State of the Art”, doppio album live uscito ad aprile 2017 e registrato d...

Grana Padano PDO, Italy's most popular PDO cheese world-wide, and Urbani Truffles, the leading global purveyor of fresh truffles and truffle products, have teamed up for the First Annual Black Truffle Festival, June 15th – 24th. This year's 10-day festival will launch exclusively in restaurants across New York, Miami and San Francisco, allowing che...