Si chiamavano borghi, ciascuno con la propria identità, il campanile e la salamella tipica. Al Padiglione Italia della Biennale, che si inaugura questa mattina orfano di ministri, ma con la presidente del Senato Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, il curatore Mario Cucinella li chiama aree interne e sono quelle che costituiscono l’«Arcipelago Itali...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that Guy Chiarello, President of First Data Corporation, a global leader in Financial Services, has been named Grand Marshal of the 74th Columbus Day Parade.  Mr. Chiarello has been President of First Data since 2013, where he oversees the business and technology solutions created for First Data's cl...

East Passyunk Avenue will host a double-dose of summertime fun this weekend with two festivals set for Sunday, June 3rd: Craft Beer Day and the Italian National Day Festival. East Passyunk Avenue kicks off Philly Beer Week at 11:00am Sunday with Craft Beer Day, featuring 13 hours of craft beer events. 13 award-winning restaurants, bars, and retaile...

The Indiana community will be getting a taste of Italy later this summer when it hosts its first Italian Festival on Aug. 19. The festival promises to be a fun, family centered event that will generate funds and donations for the Teddy Bear Fund Drive. The festival has permission to set up on the west end of Philadelphia street, from 10th Street...

The Wooster Square that I grew up in was almost totally populated by immigrants from the Campania region of Italy, towns and villages below Naples and in fairly close proximity to each other. I often wondered how they happened to settle in that particular neighborhood and discovered that it was a combination of family and work availability. Of cour...

Every year,  St. Peter’s Fiesta committee members try to do something special to mark the festival which takes place annual at the end of June. The special happening this year will be the release of "Nonna, What is St. Peter’s Fiesta?" The illustrated children’s book shares the meaning of the traditions of Gloucester’s St. Peter’s Fiesta and is sch...

St. Vincent’s is celebrating 160 years of service to the Santa Barbara community with their participation in the I Madonnari – Italian street painting festival. St. Vincent’s will have two drawings celebrating the outstanding ministry of the Daughters of Charity during these years.   The first illustration depicts the Daughters of Charity who estab...

To the wonderful community that supported the Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge #2225, we want to again thank everyone for coming out on that beautiful October Sunday last year and partaking in the delicious Italian food and desserts, local Italian heritage vendors, and Italian music that serenaded everyone throughout the day, making our 4th Annual...

The 18th annual Feast of St. Anthony returns this year with four days full of food, music, amusement rides, games, entertainment, and faith for the whole community. The events will begin on Thursday, June 7 and run through Sunday, June 10. The popular event is the Church of the Assumption’s largest single fundraiser and will have homemade cooking,...

Four years ago, Sostene Codispoti noticed a shortage of community events for the ever­growing Italian population in central Ohio. While Cleveland has nine annual Italian festivals, Columbus only has one. “There are a lot more Italians in the area than there ever were,” says Codispoti, “but we feel that the Italian sprit has somewhat declined . … We...