WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundFossilised pollen from around 2 million years ago, discovered during archaeological excavations, seem to demonstrate the presence of hazelnut kernels on the old continent since the Quaternary Period.    

by Mary Tedesco   Exploring and finding our Italian family history helps us not only to understand our ancestors, but also to understand and appreciate ourselves. It is an incredible journey. Some will strive to trace their tree back to the Roman Emperor Constantine while others simply want to discover the names of their great grandparents....

Imagine years of discrimination, without hope of being recognized of being worthy of any respect, possibly far from your family left in your homeland, working two or even three jobs, living in very poor conditions. Then, imagine a moment of pride, a glimpse of revenge, a situation where not only your people are respected, but one of them is hero, a...

Visit Usa, l'associazione che promuove e sviluppa il turismo italiano verso gli Stati Uniti, ritorna alla Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo di Napoli dopo un anno di assenza, con tre grandi firme che approdano per la prima volta nell'area espositiva della BMT. Si tratta di Global GSA, Dream&Holiday e I Viaggi del Toghiro. La presenza dell'associaz...

Internationally-famous tourist destination, Ischia is pristine landscapes and cultural intrigue – not to mention a thermal spa hub – amidst a clear blue sea. With Holy Week around the corner, visitors have yet another reason to indulge in the splendor and charm of this island, with its ancient rites and special ambience.   In the Medieval vi...

by Silvia Simonetti   The ancient Roman town of Pompeii has recently become very popular. Considering the current critical condition of the historical archaeological site, which is on the verge of collapse, drawing the world's attention towards it could be truly beneficial.   The exhibition "The Last Days of Pompeii", hosted at the Ge...

  WTI Magazine #37    2014 July, 2Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Royal Palace at Caserta and its park, inserted as one of the 49 Italian UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997, are treasures of truly incomparable splendor.Commissioned by Charles III of Bourbon in the 1700s, Luigi Vanvitelli planned this palace, a triumph of the Itali...

I can smell the scent of laundry cleaned with hot water and ashes, which reminds me of my grandmother's home. In fact, it's the basic wash that Andrea uses to get impurities out of fiber in a huge vat, before using a special sieve to lift out a block that is about half a centimeter tall. To me, it's magic. He says, "Look: it's paper," and goes on t...

On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo'...

Un brindisi e una torta per festeggiare la riconferma di Andrew Cuomo a Governatore dello Stato di New York. Lunedì 24 novembre alle ore 10,30 presso il salone Bottiglieri della Provincia di Salerno, il Comitato europeo per Cuomo 2014 festeggerà la riconferma di Cuomo con amici e tutti coloro che hanno sostenuto con le loro adesioni, messaggi e man...