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The national women's deaf basketball team climbs onto the roof of Europe. In the final of the European Championships, the Italian team defeated a solid and prepared Russia 63-61, after a hard-fought match, and climbed onto the highest step of the podium. "It's a circle that closes - says Beatrice Terenzi - because at home we presented ourselves at...

Elia Viviani golden! Finally Elia, the Prophet of our track, born in Isola della Scala (Verona) on February 7, 1989. Gold in the Elimination in the last race of the Track World Championships in the Jean Stablinski velodrome in Roubaix, France, beating the Portuguese Leitao in the last sprint. After four medals, here is his first gold on track, his...

The Italian Garden Project Foundation is pleased to announce that we are the recipients of a grant from the Francesco and Mary Giambelli Foundation for our Legacy Fig Tree Collection! The fig is a revered fruit to Italian Americans. It adapts and thrives in a land not its own, much like the immigrants themselves. Growing a fig tree when they arrive...

The 1979 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S is among 30 cars considered to be of national importance to the United States of America. To celebrate the historic moment, the car was displayed outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Besides Lamborghini, there are two Italian cars included in the restricted list: the 1985 Ferrari Modena Spyder and the 19...

Nicola Bartolini won the gold medal at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, free body specialty. In Kytakyushu, Japan, the 25-year-old from Quartu Sant'Elena won by performing an exercise with very few flaws that earned him the remarkable score of 14,800. The last time an Italian athlete won a gold medal at the World Gymnastics Championship...

Wednesday, October 27, 6-8 PM - Tiziano Zorzan Boutique - 380 Bleecker St. Friday, October 29, 5-7 PM - La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez Community Garden - East 9th St & Avenue C (South-West Corner). This fall, sculptures and paintings by Italian artist Arianna Carossa will be roaming the city. On Wednesday, October 27 th, the traveling exhibitio...

The Uffizi in Florence has come first in a list of the best museums and galleries in the world according to Time Out magazine. The Uffizi, the only Italian museum in the global top 20 list, saw off heavyweights such as the Louvre and the Tate Modern to claim the top spot. "There are so many dazzling classical works in the Uffizi that some visitors...

A bit of floating Spanish and American history is in downtown Jacksonville this weekend. The Nao Santa Maria tall ship is docked by the Hyatt Regency Hotel. It's a replica of one of Christopher Columbus' ships that crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. “We are in Nao Santa Maria. It is a replica of Columbus’ ship. It’s a replica because of course the...

Some people look up a new word in the dictionary every day, others draw a cartoon: Pietro Viola is one of the latter. He is an accountant and business consultant based in Palermo, but at night he “transforms” into a cartoonist: a passion that started during lockdown, and has only grown since it turned out to be a surprisingly valuable asset for his...

In Italy there are incredible and wonderful places with a lot of history. In particular, in the Trentino area there is one of the most characteristic refuges of Europe. It is the Sancturay of St Romedio In Val di Non, a mangnificent example of classic Christian art from the Middle Ages, built on top of a spur of rocks 700 meter high. This place is...

A new restaurant that focuses on coastal Italian cuisine made with local ingredients is set to open its doors in the Hudson Valley in the coming weeks. Primo Waterfront is preparing to host its official grand opening in Orange County sometime in November, according to owner Jesse Camac, who also is a co-created Heritage Food + Drink in Wappingers F...

For centuries, Italy was the preferred destination for poetically-minded nobles from across northern Europe. The “grand tour” was an exercise in communing with the ancient Roman world at a time when it was considered the height of culture to contemplate its romantically crumbling relics and vine-clad temples. But these “grand trippers” gave little...