by Eliana Di Caro   The South's first restoration school is being finalized in Basilicata, in the heart of the historic centre of Matera, the European capital for Culture 2019, the city of Sassi (stone dwellings, ed.). "The classrooms are almost ready, the last furnishings are arriving. The laboratories for restorations and the scientific la...

By Giovanni di Napoli Stephen LaRocca is an attorney and senior partner at the New York law firm of Stephen LaRocca, PLLC. He is very active within New York City's Italian American community; giving lectures, participating in cultural events and supporting many charities.   Stephen is the president of the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, Inc...

Innovation in America has always been synonymous with Silicon Valley, but recently Harvard surpassed the legendary Californian area regarding the biotech industry: indeed, thanks to a new huge campus dedicated to entrepreneurship that will rival that of MIT, the Boston/Cambridge area is likely to become the main center of attraction of investments...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy boasts many lesser-known yet wonderful small towns where you can breathe a fairy tale atmosphere and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Let Swide lead into a unique journey through the most beautiful little towns you can find in Italy.   From breathtaking landscapes to majestic ar...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Touring Matera is like experiencing a forgotten past - you feel as though you are setting foot in a nativity scene when you visit this charming city in Lucania. It's no coincidence it's referred to as the second Bethlehem, and was the setting for Mel Gibson's movie The P...

Liguria in northwest Italy has retained its title as the region with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches this year as the total number of resorts to be given the prestigious eco-label for cleanliness and sustainability continues to climb, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said on Tuesday.   In 2015 Italy can...

by Serena Perfetto   Traveling around Italy is a special experience not only for the heartbreaking landscape and the gorgeous art you can find on your way. Italy's uniqueness is also related to the chance of finding history and culture in some remote places.   This is the case of five small towns that keep the tradition of exceptional...

Il suo ristorante nel 1998 ha ricevuto "L'insegna del ristorante Italiano" dal presidente della Repubblica, mentre in seguito, nel 2001, il suo rinomato locale è stato premiato come miglior "Ristorante Lucano nel Mondo" dalla Regione Basilicata. La motivazione del premio fu proprio per l'attenzione posta alla gastronomia lucana e per l'ottima attiv...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Welcome to 2016! For the beginning of this new year we tackle some of the lesser discovered regions of Italy and they're all to the south starting with Basilicata. I've always appreciated all wines and of course I have some f...

Monday, November 9, 2015. 6 to 8 PM. Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - LA 90024. Fees: $45 ($40 for IIC & NASA members). To register please call 310-824-7408 or email to classes.iicla@esteri.it. Led by Diego Meraviglia, Gold-Pin Pro Sommelier, Master Taster, North American Sommelier...