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The Italian American Cultural Society has been invited to participate in the 5th Annual International Children's Festival. The event will take place at Troy Athens High School. The International Children's Festival is a day in celebration of cultural diversity represented by children. The event consists of stage performances, country exhibit tables...

by Debbie Monolo   What's good about teaching your child a second language? There's actually quite an impressive list of reasons according to current research. To name just a few ... Research published in Psychological Science suggests that just thinking in a foreign language can help people make quicker and better life decisions. Another p...

L'Italia ha vinto la medaglia d'oro nella prova a squadre di fioretto femminile agli Europei di Montreux. Le azzurre hanno superato in finale la Russia per 45-44. Dopo un avvio in salita, con un passivo anche di sette stoccate, Elisa Di Francisca iniziava una lenta rimonta, portata avanti poi da Martina Batini ed Arianna Errigo. Quest'ultima s...

by Tommaso Ebhardt, Lorenzo Totaro, and Matthew Winkler   Italy Inc. is selling some of its distinctive brands to foreign investors with just one condition from Prime Minister Matteo Renzi: that jobs are kept at home.    While the downside for Renzi's strategy is the country losing the ownership of unique "Made in Italy" producer...

Luna Park – the amusement district on Coney Island – now has a gelato maker from Italy making fresh artisanal gelato daily for Coney's Cones. He name is Daniele Del Sasso from Vincenza (in the Northeast of Italy) and his gelato's creative flavors and dense, rich texture is drawing crowds.   Three year ago, Alberto Zamperla (owner of Zamperla...

Jack Spatola, Chairman della F.I.A.O. (Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn), Preside della Scuola Pubblica 172 di Brooklyn e Docente universitario presso la Columbia University, in Sicilia per una breve vacanza, ha fatto visita a Sicilia Mondo, accolto con viva simpatia dal Consiglio Direttivo della Associazione.   A con...

Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini inaugurated the reopening to the public of Pompeii's Palestra Grande (Large Gymnasium) along with a permanent exposition of frescoes from the nearby town Moregine. The Palaestra is the area that would be used for practising things such as boxing and wrestling.   The Pompeiian Palaestra is loca...

By Sheryl Julian  It's hard to cozy up to any North End restaurant. It seems like the area is so different than it used to be, crowded with tourists and shops, like Pinkberry, that are distinctly not Italian. You half except Goofy or Mickey to pop out of one of them. On a Saturday night, maneuvering the sidewalks takes effort. Long lines...

Italy America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is glad to invite you to APERITIVO ITALIANO - The original after work networking at Tamarina - 600 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131 (Brickell) Wednesday, September 16th from 6 to 8 pm. Come, discover the new Italian hot spot in town, and enjoy a free drink and authentic Ita...

The 1st Annual Italian Street Festival is about to get underway in downtown Salt Lake City. Festa Italiana will celebrate the culture, entertainment and culinary diversity of Italy. There will be food vendors from some of the most popular authentic Italian restaurants in the Salt Lake Valley. Some of the items that can be found include Gnocchi...

di Cristiano Bosco   A Francesco Cavalletti piace vincere le sfide. Lo ha fatto per anni sul ring, come pugile, partito come dilettante da Montefano, poco lontano da Porto Recanati nelle Marche, divenuto professionista negli Stati Uniti, sotto il sole della Florida.   Lo sta facendo ancora, oggi, come titolare di "La Locanda", uno dei...

The National Christopher Columbus Association, together with Italian-American organizations from the Washington, DC area, will be hosting a ceremony at the Columbus Memorial Statue in front of Union Station in Washington, DC on Monday, October 12, 2015. The United States Marine Band will begin the program at 10:45 am with patriotic marches – a...