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Celebrate Italy's recent Euro 2020 soccer win this weekend at the 29th Newport Italianfest. The beloved festival — which honors the Tri-State's Italian heritage with live music, historical displays and tons and tons of food —  takes place July 15-18 at Festival Park at Newport on the Levee. The foodie fest, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pan...

Festival Hall is displaying 34 iconic pieces of art from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel as part of an illuminating exhibit. “We created this event so you could go at your own pace, see what you want, explore what you want, and immerse yourself,” said Eric Leong, a producer of the Sistine Chapel event. The exhibit has been on display all over the wor...

On September 14th 2021. The IACCSE will present “Italian Grapes in Miami” a new event format that will give to Italian boutique wineries the opportunity to present their labels to a selected panel of South Florida’s wine experts and buyers. The day will be divided in two sessions: the first one is dedicated to those wines already distributed in Flo...

Mascot Books announces the release of To Every Page A Turning: One Life’s Journey, a historical novel written by Carl Buccellato. When Carl Buccellato was clearing old files out from his garage, he came across boxes of journals and scribbles that served as a means of capturing memories. At the urging of his wife, Buccellato compiled his various pap...

Armando LaChina, a former semi-pro soccer player and competitive tennis player who emigrated from Italy to the United States at the age of nineteen, managed tennis clubs and ultimately founded a tennis school, and currently operates his own telecommunications business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he enjoys dancing the Argentine tango and spen...

“Monumental” is an apt description of Monsignor Joseph L. Luca’s accomplishments at St. Louis Parish in Clarksville. When he arrived at the fast-growing Howard County parish in 1996, the new pastor inherited a landlocked campus with a severe space crunch. The then-2,700 family faith community had already outgrown a new church that had been built on...

A piece of world history will dock in Wilmington starting next week. The Nao Santa Maria, a replica of the ship sailed by Christopher Columbus in 1492, is coming to Wilmington from June 10-13 and will be open for self-guided tours. The 200 ton, four-deck replica will be available for tours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Riverwalk between Grace and C...

Please note that in order to process passport applications, in the wake of the reactivation of the fingerprinting system at the honorary Consulate in Charleston, starting from June 21, 2021 and until further notice, Italian citizens may refer to the Honorary Consulate in Atlanta upon reservation that can be made at the telephone number +1-404-855-4...

The City of Newport has announced announce Italianfest is returning this summer with new dates. The festival will run from Thursday, July 15 through Sunday, July 18 at Festival Park between the Purple People and Taylor Southgate Bridges on the banks of the Ohio River. Presented by the City of Newport and ColdIron events, Italianfest has become one...

Mangia. Mangia. Mangia. St. Anthony's Italian Festival in Wilmington's Little Italy neighborhood is back this year. Well, kind of.  The carnival atmosphere is still a no-go even as pandemic social distancing guidelines ease, but the festival, one of the most popular in the state, will be offering takeout foods from June 8 to 11. Foods will be avail...

Few in the U.S. probably recognize the name Alejandro de Tomaso. And even those who saw the new de Tomaso P72, a 700-hp mid-engine 2-seat hypercar at last year's 25th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance probably don’t know the heritage behind it. But the exotic blue shape side by side with a lithe red race car shares a unique blue and white T...

Augusto Cavallini, a South Florida resident and manager of the HarperLove Adhesives has been appointed by unanimous vote of the Steering Committee as the new president of the COMITES (Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero) of Miami. Dr. Cavallini is an Industrial Engineer with a PhD in International Business and currently is a manager of HarperLove Ad...