Umberto Mucci

Umberto has a degree in Political Science and a master in Marketing and Communication. He is the founder and CEO of We the Italians and the representative in Italy of the Italian American Museum of New York. He gives lectures about History of Italian Emigration to the US, and he has published four books about Italy and the US


Ciao from Rome! Happy 2017!! This year will bring to us several big news, we are working very hard on them. Our book continues to be offered on Amazon with a discount, but soon we will publish a new one: "We the Italians in 2016". It will have both the English and the Italian version of the 24 interviews published in 2016, plus in the ebook there...

Ciao from Rome! Merry Christmas, and a Happy 2017!!

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! As we are preparing very exciting news for all our ever growing number of friends, here at We the Italians have spent almost all October traveling through the United States, meeting wonderful Italian American communities and presenting in ten diff...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from ... somewhere in the US! As October is the Italian Heritage month, I'm travelling around the East Coast and the Midwest to celebrate Italy in the US, the Italian Americans and meeting a lot of friends of We the Italians! What a wonderful, sparkling, enth...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Provolone Valpadana was created in the region between the Lambro and Adda rivers thanks to the reclamation and canalisation of the waters by the Cistercian monks. Its creation was the result of an encounter between the South Italian cheese culture of spun curd and the ap...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Giulia Casati for the Italian School NJ      Translation by:   One difficult feature of the Italian language, the one that makes many and many learners scratch their head, is gender. Yes, because Italian as a language has a gender. The word Italian itself has a gender! In fact, Italian is a boy! Ah,...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   2016 marks the anniversary of the death of two artists linked to the war: in 1916, during a training exercise, the death of Umberto Boccioni, exponent of Italian Futurism; fifty years before, during the third war of independence, Ippolito Caffi died, and it is t...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The countdown for the 2016 edition of the Festa del Torrone di Cremona has begun. From Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th November, the town will host 9 days of celebrations which will make Cremona the European capital of food and entertainment. The objective is to exceed...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   Marcello Mastroianni is one of the symbols of the Italian comedy of the '60s, an actorloved all over the world, an extraordinary interpreter of either comic and dramatic roles, often brilliant paired with Sophia Loren, several times protagonist of masterpieces fi...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   A quick, easy and light way to prepare a delicious antipasto(appetizer) with eggplant or aubergine, a staple vegetable of the Italian cuisine (for more info about eggplant see melanzane alla parmigiana). Eggplant is a very versatile vegetable, you can...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   "Fuocoammare" (Fire at Sea) by Gianfranco Rosi is the Italian candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. This does not mean that it will be among the five shortlisted movies that will actually run for the Oscar: if the Rosi film will be in t...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : Save Sammezzano      Translation by:   Sammezzano Castle is situated at the top of a hill overlooking Leccio in Reggello, less than 30 miles from Florence. The castle belonged to important Florentine families including the Gualtierotti, the Altoviti and the Medici. In 1605, the Spanish Ximenes of Ara...