Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" Thursday, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures including a Saudi art form traditionally practised only by women. The art of 'pizzaiuolo' -- which has been handed down for generations in the southern Italian city -- was given the nod by the UN cultural...

The new film Naples ’44, currently playing the Film Forum in New York City, depicts the events during and after World War II in one of the most dynamic cities of the world. Naples, Italy, faced many obstacles during the Nazi occupation and fascist era, and they were poignantly brought to bear in Norman Lewis’ original memoir. Now director Francesco...

La Casa Museo di Joe Petrosino è stata selezionata tra le 10 opere digitali Europee che saranno presentate al meeting dell’European Network Association che si volgerà il prossimo 6 dicembre a Milano presso il Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica alla presenza del Ministro dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo Dario Franceschini. European...

Chef Silvio passed away on Wednesday, November 22nd at home surrounded by his family and friends. Here is in 2010 making homemade pasta at Cafe Allegre. Silvio was just a good, decent Italian American who wanted nothing other than to take care of his family, his friends, and anyone who needed help. True to his Italian roots, he always welcomed the...

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, December 8, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, Opera Plaza. Refreshments to follow | Free Admission | Click here to RSVPRarely seen photos of the art punk scene in 1980s Naples will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute from December 8, 2017 to January 1...

For one day only, acclaimed fashion designer Salvatore Argenio, best known for his refined Neapolitan haute couture, will be presenting his highly anticipated new collection of suits and accessories at Acqua Restaurant and Wine Bar at 21 Peck Slip in Downtown Manhattan’s historic Seaport District. Guests will be able to peruse the couturier’s styli...

E' 'Gatta Cenerentola' il miglior film europeo di animazione dell'anno e sarà premiato alla 22.ma edizione di 'Capri, Hollywood'. Ad annunciarlo è il produttore Mark Canton chairman onorario dell'International film festival'(26 dicembre- 2 gennaio). Per l'opera di Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Marino Guarnieri e Dario Sansone, prodotta da Mad Ent...

When it comes to scenery and dramatic picturesque settings, it is difficult to find any place in the world more spectacular than Ravello  Italy. Even the worst photographer in the world becomes Ansel Adams in Ravello because there is a photo op in every direction. Ravello is not a destination for first-time travelers in the sense that it makes a go...

Il Ministero Italiano degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione anche quest’anno ha voluto rendere omaggio all’arte culinaria italiana coinvolgendo le nostre sedi diplomatiche all’estero, oltre ad ICE, IIC , ENIT e la locale Camera di Commercio Italiana nell' organizzazione della “ Settimana della Cucina Italian nel Mondo “ prevista dal 20 al 26 Nov...

Nov. 21, 2017—Jan. 7, 2018 (Tree-lighting daily at 4:30pm, with additional ceremonies on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 and 6:30pm). Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, New York. The Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a long-established yuletide tradition in New York. The brightly...