It all started in Le Marche region, but the echo produced by The Hive program can now be heard also in California. The Hive Incubator and Accelerator was born in Ancona in 2014 with the support of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, focusing on the territory of Le Marche Region. The organization has put together two visionary entrepreneur...

Fabriano is one of the few cities in the world where paper is still being made by hand as a testament to the will not to lose its ties with a tradition that is hundreds of years old. The first paper in the West was created here thanks to the technological innovations that this area brought to the manufacture of this product.

On the Sunday after Easter, Sunday “in albis”, takes place in the Marche small village of Fermignano the "Palio della Rana" (A Palio is a traditional contest between the neighborhoods of the town). The seven districts of Fermignano compete in the race, pushing a wheelbarrow on which is located a frog. A truly unique race, recognized by the Federazi...

The origins of the three different breeds of Vitellone Bianco dell'Appennino Centrale IGP (White Veal from the Central Apennines) are ancient and distinct. The Romagnola breed comes from the Caucasus region of the Ukraine and arrived in Italy with Agilulf’s Lombards in the fourth century A.D. However, it was the engineer Leopoldo Tosi, who created...

We are excited to provide you with a brief update following the November 8th event featuring Mons. Gennaro Matino.The $5000 collected by PIB were used by the Mondo Amico Association, led by Mons. Matino, to build a community room adjacent to a newly constructed church in Arquata del Tronto, one of the towns most badly hit by the 2016 earthquakes wh...

In our journey to discover Italy in the 50 states, today we dive between the Delta Italians, our compatriots who with great effort and sacrifice settled in the wide area of the delta of the Mississippi River, which gives its name to the Magnolia State. The adventures of the Delta Italians described by Paul Canonici's books are intriguing and instru...

The toponym should come from, for lexical corruption, the Massa Afraniana, a roman latifundium which belonged to the gens Afrania, an important family that had possessions in the territory.

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The "Contesa del Pozzo della Polenta" (Polenta well competition) returns in July 2016. It is the oldest reenactment of the province of Ancona, Marche. The story goes that one day a farmer with great effort ascended the ancient stairwa...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   Villa Buonaccorsi, in the Marche region, the country residence of a noble family, was built in the sixteenth century and is equipped with the main house, the gardens, the stables, a few terraced houses and the small Bar...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Apennine Mountains offer mountain bikers and cycle excursionists a wide range of choice when it comes to active itineraries and destinations. Whether on brief and easier trails with the family, or traveling longer, more complex rout...