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Gesticulation is a signature way of Italian communication now being “taught” at British universities. Luca Vullo, a filmmaker from Sicily who lives in London, has made a documentary about Italian gestures called La voce del corpo (The Voice of The Body), focusing on the Sicilians’ gestures in particular. According to research by Italian professor I...

Italian family owned confectionery maker Ferrero said on Thursday it had bought Fannie May, a US high-end chocolate producer which also owns the Harry London gourmet brand. This is the privately-held Ferrero's fourth acquisition in little over a year and a half, and is worth about $115 million. It follows its buy of Turkey's Oltan (a leading produc...

«Mi chiamo Favola Cinquemani, chista è la mia storia. Una storia siculish. Dicuno chi parru siculish, halfu miricanu e halfu sicilianu». Questo l'incipit del romanzo Zia Favola. Una storia siculish di Cono Cinquemani, appena dato alle stampe dalla neonata casa editrice Aut Aut Edizioni. Protagonista del libro e voce narrante è Zia Favola, un person...

The Italian company will announce the location of the manufacturing facility soon, DRS chief executive Bill Lynn told FlightGlobal in a 9 March interview. The T-100 will maintain the M-346’s two Honeywell F124 engines, which are manufactured in Arizona, and its CAE simulators will be built in Florida. DRS will represent the American face of Leonard...

Roberta Marcenaro Lyon, classe 1977, originaria di Villanova d’Albenga, in provincia di Savona, è amministratore delegato di una importante società con sede negli USA la iMark Holdings, che si occupa di fornire assistenza alle aziende europee interessate a investire nel Nord America, nonché Professore aggiunto al Dipartimento di Ingegneria del Poli...

The Italian director Saverio Costanzo has signed on to direct and to help write a 32-part television series based on the four Neapolitan novels by the author who publishes under the pseudonym Elena Ferrante. The novels, published between 2012 and 2014, have developed a cult international following. They are “My Brilliant Friend,” “The Story of a Ne...

Fiora Corradetti Contino, who founded her first opera company when she was only 27 and became an accomplished maestra who conducted for 50 years, until she was 81, died on March 5 in Carmel, Ind. She was 91. The cause was arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, her daughter Lisa Contino said. Dr. Contino, who made her New York conducting debut whe...

Italy’s greatest gift to home cooks everywhere, that’s how I would describe Marcella Hazan. Others might call her the woman who gave America pesto. When she died at the age of 89 in 2013, I paid tribute by cooking -- although perhaps that isn’t the right word for first wading out into a sunny-smelling basil patch and gathering an armload, then maki...

I enjoyed Cyndi Amato’s Maine Voices column (Feb. 12). One of the writers who cleverly welcomed the Italian immigrants in the early 1900s was T.A. Daly (1871-1948). The late 1800s and the early 1900s was a period of substantial Italian immigration. The Irish, because of the famine, had generally preceded the Italians, and had secured political powe...

Carol Field, an authority on Italian cuisine whose classic cookbook “The Italian Baker,” published in 1985, introduced Americans to regional breads like ciabatta and focaccia, as well as to desserts, died on Friday in San Francisco. She was 76. The cause was complications of a stroke, her family said. Ms. Field fell in love with Italy and its food...

Fiat FreakOut 2017. Annual National Convention. July 19-23, 2017. Milwaukee, WI. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! From all over North America… and often from overseas… hundreds of Italian car lovers drive, trailer, and fly to converge at a chosen destination, usually rich in history and culture, to play! We unite in the spirit of friendship to celebrate...

The United States was the most preferred destination country globally for travellers in 2016, while in Asia the UAE was the top country for tourists, according to a new study.The US topped globally with 11.9 per cent of the total tourists visiting the country. Italy with 8 per cent was the second most preferred destination country globally, followe...