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Ciao from Rome on lockdown to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends... how are you? At the beginning of the Italian lockdown, now four months ago, you were worried about Italy, in serious trouble while in America the problems had not yet begun, even though the virus was already circulating. Now that, for the moment, Italy is a little bet...

Gangi rises amidst the fresh air of the Madonie Mounts, with its colored stone narrow houses, close to each other, and the majestic Etna in the background that, due to optical deception, seems very close. A great architectural and artistic heritage is preserved in this Borgo, among the medieval alleys of the old town centre in the upper side, such...

With summer comes warmer weather and a rainbow array of nature’s candy. That’s right, I’m talking about berries – something to take advantage of! This yogurt and berries treat is a healthy, simple and quick spoon dessert to serve on a warm summer’s day. In just 10 minutes, in fact, you can get these delicious cups, ideal for a rich snack or light d...

Waiting to return to visit the huge Italian cultural heritage, several major museums in Italy have decided to make their spaces and collections accessible in a virtual way: what you only need is a smartphone, a tablet or a computer to immerse yourself in the beauty of art comfortably from home. Don't know which museum to start with? We recommend st...

Tennis has been one of the most popular sports in Italy since the beginning of the 20th century, but despite its widespread diffusion, few Italian male and female players have managed to become great champions over the course of a century. Among them there is Adriano Panatta, a Roman tennis player who turned 70 years old this July 9th, a goal that...

These are tough times. We are living a world where everyone wears a mask, trying to reach just his own goal. Never like now, it is important to find a balance, to find a point of reference. That is why for this month we have chosen Agostino D’Ippona also known as Sant’Agostino, or Saint Augustine. A man, a philosopher, who has lived his life trying...

The history of the olive has been linked to that of humanity for over 7000 years, even becoming a biblical symbol of peace between God and humanity after the Flood. Olive oil originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and has been used in various ways over the centuries: as an ingredient in cosmetics, a medicine, a fuel, an element of religious ritual...

Thanks to Fucsia Nissoli Fitzgerald there is a motion in the Chamber of Deputies in favor of Christopher Columbus, which would commit the Italian Government in his defense. We are waiting for it to be discussed and voted on, and then we hope that the Italian Government will wake up. This is the text of the motion  The Chamber of Deputies, provided...

On June 26, 2020 the world lost one of its brightest mind. Milton Glaser died on his 91st birthday after an incredible and extremely long career in the creative field. But where do I begin to tell what Milton Glaser really represented to the design world? Well, he was a real legend, let’s start from here.  Born and raised in the Bronx, New York Cit...

Camogli is an exquisite borgo with a view on the Gulf of Paradise (on the Italian Rivera di Levante, in Liguria). A typical, romantic seaside village characterized by highly-stacked and vivaciously-painted houses, Camogli is part of a magnificent natural setting that has enchanted tourists the world over, for centuries. It is the calling for those...

Winner of two Academy Awards, three Golden Globes and four Grammy Awards, Ennio Morricone, one of the greatest Italian composer and conductor, has given to the entire world an inestimable music heritage that will probably make the future generations remember him forever. His death, a few days ago, on the 6th of July, has left a big hole in the hear...

The Coronavirus has caused the re-emergence of the strategic nature of the agri-food sector: food and drink consumption has been and continues to be among the few that have marked positive variations, proving to be anti-cyclical compared to other supply chains. While sales of non-food goods went down (-22% in value in the first four months of 2019...