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Ciao from Rome!   As you probably know, at the end of October Rome hosted the G20 Summit, where the 20 most important countries in the world gather their leaders to talk about the future of the world. We the Italians sent a small reminder to the press offices of the summit and the embassies of the 20 countries involved. A symbolic communication, on...

The Stelvio National Park was established in 1935 and its 134,620 hectares in the heart of the Central Alps, which include the entire Ortler-Cevedale mountain range, make it the largest Italian park. It covers the four provinces of Trento, Bolzano, Brescia and Sondrio and offers a unique scenery of glaciers, waterfalls, glacial lakes and waterways,...

2021 is the year of Italian sport. Since July, with the victory of the European Soccer Championships, passing through the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and the successes of the national men's and women's volleyball, polo, American football and cycling teams, it seems that the azzurri and azzurre known only how to win. And one month from the...

In recent years, street art is manifesting new and very interesting trends, going to marry with the sport. It is in fact increasingly common that sports fields such as basketball or futsal become the great canvases for works of street art that reshape and redevelop urban areas often degraded to places of no interest. The fields are embellished with...

Grana Padano first appeared around the year one thousand, in the countryside surrounding the Po. It was a time of hunger and famine, when nothing could be wasted. The monks therefore researched a method to transform milk into a non-perishable cheese. Their experiments in maturing created a hard cheese that could be stored for long periods and which...

18 years ago she moved to Biella (Piedmont) in front of a rice field and, day and night, she saw rice. And seeing the straw burning in the field, she asked herself: what is that waste?  Native ecologist and architect, she looked beyond and thought of a solution: how can I recover that waste and turn it into a resource? Italy is the leading rice pro...

From the woods of Mt. Maiella, the Borgo of Caramanico looks like “a melt of Acropolis”, as city planners call high middle ages settlements that have this kind of structure. The village was founded in Longobard period on a promontory at the confluence of two rivers, the Orfento and the Orta. The main path develops on the line of the ridge, with ato...

If you are eligible to apply for Italian citizenship by descent you can file your application via an Italian consulate abroad or via a municipality in Italy. However, there are situations in which Italian citizenship can only be obtained by presenting your case to the Italian Court in Rome (these cases are known as “1948 cases”).  In particular, th...

Khaby Lame is a 21 years old Italian guy of. Well, he was born in Senegal, and despite the fact he has lived in Italy most of his life, that he speaks Italian, that he gesticulates as an Italian, he hasn’t received any Italian passport yet, because of a law we hope will son change. But he is Italian, despite any passport. He grew up in the small to...

Brunello hails from the Tuscan town of Montalcino located in the Val d’Orcia, about 20 miles south of Siena.  This area was granted as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004.  As most of Tuscany is known for it’s splendid landscapes, this area is rich in rolling hills, olive groves and forests.  It’s a rather close proximity to the Tyrrhenian Sea and...

In the summer of 1325, the process for the canonisation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino took place in some towns in the Marche. 371 witnesses from various socila backgrounds were invited to testify in the presence of the papal legates, who were to receive news and testimonies on the life and miracles of the saint.Among the testimonies presented was on...

Baltimore Orioles first baseman and Italian American Trey Mancini has been an inspiration. After battling cancer, he returned to the field in 2021 and picked up where he left off. His appearance in the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby and winning of the American League Comeback Player of the Year Award made it a season to remember.  Mancini has...