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Italy's Giorgio Minisini and Lucrezia Ruggiero won their second gold medal at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest today in the mixed free after the one in the mixed technical on June 20. The two Italians performed to the notes of Beggin by Maneskin. The new Italian pair champion of the world synchro showed clear artistic and technical supe...

Congratulations to the Highwood Bocce Club’s 2022 National Team. Fifteen athletes competed and 10 athletes returned home with 9 medals won in 6 events. Two of our gold medalists (Amy Lazzaretti and Miles Russell) qualified for the Bocce World Cup in Turkey to be held in November of this year. This group trained long and hard and many gave selflessl...

Anyone who has visited Tuscany during the summer has surely already heard of the Palio di Siena. It is indeed the most famous historical horse race in Italy. Although it is not an event organised to attract tourists, if you are on holiday nearby, you absolutely cannot miss it! Find out everything you need to know about the Palio with us. As its ver...

Wednesday, June 29, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Università di Padova. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Entrance: Free. Book Now here. Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo - Free your future. Padua in the world. the Italian Cultural Institute presents a conversati...

Man, was the final session of the 2022 World Championships a great one for Italy. It began when Bendetta Pilato took Silver in the women’s 50 breast, marking her 2nd medal of these Championships. Then, veteran distance superstar Gregorio Paltrinieri put together a truly stellar performance in the men’s 1500, dominating the field from the start and...

The Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation honored Detective Chris Parisi with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Det. Parisi started his law enforcement career 20 years ago with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. His efforts are a vital part of the success of the Investigative Services Division.In part due to his efforts, Det. Parisi helped ensure the...

Ciao from Rome!   Dear friends , this is an editorial a little different from others. There is only one topic we are talking about, because this month all our attention has been focused on the organization of the 1st We the Italians Gala Dinner, which was held last June 20 here in Rome at the prestigious and wonderful Circolo del Ministero degli Es...

Halfway between Venice and Trieste (in the Province of Udine) lies Lignano Sabbiadoro. Given its natural characteristics – along 5 miles of fine-sand beaches – and its excellent lodging structures, this tiny Friulian Comune has obtained a number of important national and international recognitions, particularly the famous Blue Flag. Among the best-...

Athletics has an ancient tradition in Italy, and over time some Italian athletes have become true international legends, such as marcher Ugo Frigerio, sprinter Pietro Mennea, and high jumper Sara Simeoni. Three athletes who decades later their success are still world famous for their amazing achievements at the Olympics Games, World Championships a...

One of the landmarks of Florence's artistic life is returning to its former glory. Set in the jewel of the Convent of the Santissima Annunziata, the Chapel of St. Luca or Cappella dei Pittori (Painters’ chapel) finally regains its original colors and forms thanks to a two-year restoration project. The imposing frescos by Giorgio Vasari, Santi di Ti...

Let’s welcome the summer of 2022 with a creative version of Tiramisù, the king of Italian desserts. As an Italian Food specialist and brand ambassador for Matilde Vicenzi, it is always a pleasure to experiment with new recipes, new ingredients, and flavors. I named this tiramisù Estate Italiana (Italian Summer) because it reminds me of a summer day...

“Imparerai a tue spese che nel lungo tragitto della vita incontrerai tante maschere e pochi volti.” This month’s book is an interesting and fascinating story, from a brilliant author who created yet another masterpiece for the Italian literature.  Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) was an author, narrator, and playwright who reached his fame in the theat...