JOURNEY THRU ITALIAN POPULAR MUSICseries of lectures in English WITH FABRIZIO MANCINELLI, FILM COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR NEAPOLITAN SONGS FEBRUARY 11, 2015   The Neapolitan Songs, from O Sole Mio to Torna a Surriento to Funiculí Funiculà, the history of the songs that made Italian melody famous. Handouts with lyrics will be provided a...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

di Stefano Pignataro   Ci sono donne che in America sono andate con i mariti ma poi hanno fatto fortuna da sole. Un aspetto questo spesso sottovalutato dell'emigrazione, ma che Dominic Candeloro, professore di Storia all'Università di Chicago, ha messo in evidenza nel suo ultimo libro.   Candeloro è l'autore con Kathy Catrambone e Glo...

A group of thirty exchange students from Montella, Italy, came to the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday as a part of the sister cities exchange program run with the Norristown Area School District. The sheriff's department personnel led the group of exchange students around the courthouse.   The students got a run-down of courtroom...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...

by Luisa Taliento   Alberghi diffusi are true gems created in communities where you can breathe in the history. A model of responsible tourism, they include dozens of structures all over the country, many brought together in the Alberghi Diffusi Association (alberghidiffusi.it), creating an accommodation that is halfway between a home and a...

  WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The old town of Castellabate, in the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, is recognized by the UNESCO as A "Patrimony of Humanity" in the section of "Man and Biosphere" program. Let's start from this information that recognizes the profound...

by Claudia Baroncelli   If you are looking for a peaceful destination to escape the city chaos, have a look of the most beautiful and (above all) slow cities you can find in Italy, From Orvieto to Amalfi passing by Trani and Cisternino, you only have to choose!   Dreaming of a destination to enjoy peace and silence, miles away from th...

di Paola Cacace   Serata tranquilla in casa, davanti a un bel film. Si prenota la pizza e all'arrivo del ragazzo delle consegne si scopre che la propria pietanza è arrivata freddina e spesso anche un po' scombussolata dal tragitto in motorino.   Deve essere capitato spesso ai ragazzi di PizzaVan, startup appena nata che si ripropone d...

Ercolano, the town close to Naples and famous for its ancient Roman ruins, unveiled a proposal to become the 2016 Italian Culture Capital. The cultural offerings ranged from tours on Caravaggio to tours on street art, from the revival of a used clothing market to a spotlight on creative business startups, archeology and the environment.  ...