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Since 2010, the Presidency of the Republic has established a "Certificate of Honor" to award those underage youths who, by behavior or aptitude, represent a model of a good citizen. The awardees have distinguished themselves in study, cultural, scientific, artistic, and sports activities, volunteer work or have performed acts or adopted behavior in...

Your visit may start from the Guevara Castle, a defensive castle erected during the Longobard era (VII-VIII cent.), turned into a Fortress by the Normans in the XII cent. and then into a noble palace under the Guevara rule. The restoration carried out by the Municipality administration in 1990 revealed a layer of ash of the last eruption of the Ves...

Rocca D'Ajello is an ancient fortress that stands on a wooded hill, 10 km from Camerino and 30 from Macerata, in the middle of a typical bucolic landscape. For over three hundred years, between years 1200 and 1500, Rocca D'Ajello was owned by the Duke of Varano; then the Vatican acquired it, gave it to different families throughout the years, and f...

Abruzzo is located in the central portion of Italy on the eastern side facing the Adriatic Sea. The Marche region borders to the north, the Lazio region to the west and Molise to the south. Abruzzo has a unique terrain where there are three types of topography. On the east side you have 80 miles of coastline filled with sandy beaches.   The central...

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, the Italian American Veterans Museum (3800 Division St. - Stone Park, IL) will offer a rare glimpse into World War II through the eyes of three living Veterans who served in three different branches of the military on three different fronts.  Carl Liture was a Navy Machinist Mate who served on the Shangri-La and witness...

Italians can tell turisti before they’ve even opened their mouth. One expat reveals how not to look like a tourist in Italy. An American expat in Italy has unveiled the four “obvious signs” that give away an American tourist, including their unique walking habits. Rachael Sullivan, an American woman from Florida, moved to Florence in January this y...

Have you ever been in need of a service offered by our consulate but didn’t know where to start? Whether you are planning a prolonged (over 90 days) study or work stay in Italy and want to learn more about how to apply for a visa or you are an Italian citizen living in the US looking to update your vital records, we have some exciting news for you!...

Italy, the birthplace of espresso, is a country where coffee isn’t just a beverage; it’s a cultural institution, a daily ritual, and a source of endless pleasure. Italian coffee culture is rich and deeply ingrained in the daily routine of locals and visitors alike. If you find yourself in Italy this season, embarking on a journey through its coffee...

“Joe the Boss,” as everyone calls him, is getting ready to open his brand new, classic Italian restaurant at 2655 S. 18th Street in the Melrose neighborhood of South Philly. In the restaurant business for over 30 years, he’s had his own restaurants (Pasta Cucina in the Bellevue Hotel) and even worked with Steve Martorano of Café Martorano fame in F...

Opera Italiana is in the Air returns to the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on Saturday, June 1st, on the eve of National Italian Day, for a special performance from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.The production comes amid a resurgence of Italian opera in popular culture. From Beyoncé’s inclusion of an iconic Italian aria in her hit song, “Daughter,” to over...

Leonardo da Vinci’s map of Imola is a remarkable historical artifact as well as a symbol of the innovative developments in cartography during the Renaissance. Created for Cesare Borgia, this map represents a pivotal moment in the evolution of mapping techniques, as it blended together artistic precision with scientific inquiry. Let’s explore togeth...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is delighted to announce the creation of the Vicky and Michael Carabini Endowment. The fund will enhance the activities of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research and further promote the teaching and learning of Italian language and culture on campus. For over a decade, the Carabi...