After completing our annual month of Italian language study in Rome, my wife Carole and I headed south for yet another tour of Southern Italy’s many cities, towns, and villages.  We had traveled to the South on at least three previous visits. Our itinerary included stops from the totally unknown to the familiar, including the now famous UNESCO Nati...

The participation of the Museo del Cognome to the largest genealogical event in the world, which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from February 9 to 11, was a big success. Like every year fans, curious and industry professionals from all over the world met at RootsTech, three days dedicated entirely to the world of genealogy and the various areas...

Let’s get back to our journey all around Italy discovering the many different dialects that this country has to offer. This month is the time to stop in Campania and Napoli, the birthplace of pizza and, of course, Neapolitan. First of all, let’s take a step back, because in order for us to understand what Neapolitan is and where it comes from we ne...

L’on. Francesca La Marca la scorsa settimana ha vissuto intense giornate di lavoro nell’area di New York, dove ha avuto diversi e proficui incontri con la locale comunità italiana.Mercoledì 8 marzo, la parlamentare ha presenziato presso il consolato di New York al vernissage della mostra fotografica del maestro Maurizio Barberis, organizzata dal co...

The story of Sabato Rodia needs to be known by every Italian, wherever they live. When he built the Watts Towers, Rodia achieved something very unique. That must have been why the Beatles decided to put him on the cover of their famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, together with other famous and celebrated people: he's the one on upper rig...

When: March 27th, 5pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 Event is free and will be held in Italian for Italian language students and teachers. Accademia Italiana (Salerno) presents a thematic seminar on learning Southern Italian Culture. Participants experience the History, Art, Music, Theater, Ceramics, Cuisine...

Members of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) can now take advantage of significantly discounted study abroad and language courses in Italy, thanks to the Foundation’s new corporate sponsorship with Sant’Anna Institute.  Located in the historical center of Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples, Sant’Anna Institute provides tailor-mad...

As if Amalfi was not heavenly enough, there is one slice of true paradise in a secluded corner of its Cathedral of Sant’Andrea: the Cloister of Paradise, an elegant Arabic-style architecture built between 1266 and 1268, where a refined peristyle – with vaults supported by 120 slender, candid double columns – surrounds a garden full of palm trees an...

It started in the family, as many success stories do. This time around, the story begins with the Romanos, based in the town of Sant’Egidio del Monte Albino in Campania, Italy. Factory owner Mario Romano manufactured clothing for other brands, but it was his three children who decided the family should start its own company. The second-generation f...

«Il mio primo giorno a Caserta? Ci sono venuto col direttore dei musei dello Stato per testimoniare solidarietà al titolare del bookshop minacciato da uno dei tanti venditori abusivi che facevano il bello e il cattivo tempo dentro e fuori la Reggia». Non il migliore dei benvenuti per Mauro Felicori, 64 anni, per una vita dirigente del settore cultu...