Tre giorni di festa per le celebrazioni dedicate a Cristoforo Colombo e alla scoperta dell'America con la storica sfida tra Savona e Genova in canoa, con il gozzo e i Dragon Boat. Da giovedì a sabato, la città di Savona si prepara a festeggiare l'illustre cittadino e la scoperta del nuovo continente con un ricco programma che coinvolgerà le scuole...

Oklahoma City has joined dozens of other municipalities around the U.S. in celebrating Indigenous People's Day. Hundreds gathered Monday in Oklahoma City to acknowledge Native Americans on the day known nationally as Columbus Day. Mayor David Holt in September proclaimed Oct. 8 Indigenous People's Day to honor the city's Native American population...

Leave it to the Columbus Day Parade to bring together two rivals of Italian heritage. Even if it was just a brief handshake, it was a break from the negativity that has defined the governor’s race thus far. "I just said hello. I think that’s the extent of the conversation he feels comfortable having," said Marc Molinaro, the Republican candidate fo...

Every year, the city honors its Italian heritage on Columbus Day with a ceremony and the naming of its Italian Mayor of the Day, a coveted award granted to men and women who are known for their dedication their community. The ceremony is organized by the local UNICO chapter, a group dedicated to preserving Italian heritage through charitable effort...

The History of Italian Immigration Museum opened in 2014 by the non-profit organization Filitalia International & Foundation 501.C.3 has been vandalized for the first time on Columbus Day, 2018. A group of vandals under the name of "End Columbus Day" sprayed the entire curbside in front of the museum with several accusations and the syllogism "Colu...

People across the Hudson Valley celebrated their Italian heritage in Harrison on Columbus Day. In Harrison, thousands decked out in green, white and red lined Halstead Avenue to watch the 41th annual ‘It's Great to Live in Harrison’ parade. Bands, school teams, vintage cars, fire trucks, and many community groups enthusiastically marched despite a...

A red, white and green wreath hung off the statue of Christopher Columbus in downtown Binghamton on Monday morning. Every year, members of the Sons of Italy Lodge #487 and Duca Degli Abruzzi Lodge #443 place the wreath on the statue to commemorate not only Columbus, but Italian contributions to the local community.  "In the name of all the great th...

It is a tradition of the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival to showcase entertainment imported from Italy. This year’s 27th annual parade was no exception as two folkloric groups of singers and dancers took to the streets to entertain crowds during the Oct. 5-7 Italian festival and the parade. This year’s groups included Tatarata...

At the Valley Regional Lodge of the Sons of Italy, their Columbus Day celebration included nods to both Italian and American heritage. At the annual celebration of Columbus Day, they raised the flags of both the United States and Italy and enjoyed some of the best culinary offerings of their Italian homeland. Here, this holiday is as much a celebra...

There’s plenty of national disagreement about the reputation of Christopher Columbus, but Mayor Erin Stewart said Monday that nobody should doubt his influence on the world. The contributions of generations of Italian-Americans is also indisputable, she said at the city’s Columbus Day ceremony Monday morning. “There is little debate as to how much...