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When I was 24 years old, I spontaneously decided to move to Italy from my hometown of New York City. I was tired of life in the city and wanted to slow down and experience something different. I was studying to be an opera singer and even had a big break when I was invited to sing as a soloist at a concert for one of the then-leading tenors of the...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is glad to announce that the process for the prestigious certification “Ospitalità Italiana – Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo” will restart in summer 2024. This certification serves as a seal of quality for Italian restaurants worldwide. Created by IS.NA.R.T. (Istituto Nazionale Ricerche Turistiche) and...

Behind every dress there is a story and the history of fashion in Venice has ancient origins. An elegant city, a splendid setting for refined clothes and fine fabrics, Venetian fashion for centuries has represented the mirror of the power of the Serenissima. If wearing a dress also means expressing your personality, Venice has been able to express...

Two helicopters made at Leonardo’s Northeast Philadelphia assembly plant to check nuclear accidents and potential terror attacks are going through testing at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, as the company adds staff at the plant in anticipation of more sales to the U.S. government. Leonardo, based in Italy, delivered the two AW139 helicopters l...

Tuscany has enticed visitors for generations with its stunning landscapes, well-preserved medieval towns, and colorful pageants. For those same reasons, it also attracts plenty of tourists, particularly during the summer months.  If you’re the kind of traveler who likes to get off the beaten path but still enjoy authentic experiences, consider spen...

It was the greatest moment of his racing career. It was the biggest disappointment he ever suffered in his career as a distance runner. Italian American Vincent Ciattei was being interviewed minutes after he finished his Olympic qualifier final race at storied Haywood Field at University of Oregon. He had run his 1500 meters in a time of 3:31.78, ...

The first avatar capable of responding to emergency requests that come to the 112 emergency telephone number using Italian Sign Language (Lis) has arrived: the goal is to enable even deaf people to be more autonomous and to access basic services. This 'virtual interpreter' was developed by the Siena-based company QuestIt. Users, after calling the p...

In late June, the Italian Language Foundation announced the recipients of the first-ever Giambelli Culinary Award at an event at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in Manhattan. The winners represent a range of culinary figures and organizations that exemplify the foundation’s goal to honor and promote Italian culture and cuisine in the United States...

Many people will be there to wish him well. Among the many also many celebrities. Actors, directors, personalities from the world of culture, entertainment, and sports. Because Giorgio Armani, who turns 90, is certainly the great lord of fashion, but also much more. That fashion that is never shouted, far from sensationalism because clothes are to...

The daughter of an Italian saint is set to visit Western New York this weekend. Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the daughter of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, will be in town from Thursday until Sunday. She will make numerous visits to local churches during her stay. A mass in her honor will be held at Buffalo’s St. Joseph Cathedral at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. St....

Lorenzo Musetti has powered his way to victory over Taylor Fritz in Wimbledon's latest five-set rollercoaster to reach his first grand slam semi-final. Italy's world No.1 Jannik Sinner was unable to make it through to the last four on Tuesday but the country's flag is still flying in the men's singles thanks to his compatriot. Musetti was throug...

The taste and sounds of Italy will fill the streets of downtown Akron. The Italian American Festival will open Thursday and run through Saturday. The festival put on by the Council of Italian American Societies of Summit County will feature entertainment and food vendors on Main Street between State and Church streets. Admission is free to the fest...