The government on Friday reached an agreement with Italy's regional and local authorities on reopening schools in September, after they were closed in March due to the the coronavirus crisis. A first draft of the new guidelines was rejected by regional authorities and the national association of headteachers, who asked for clearer instructions and...

Trinity High School graduate Emilio B. Borello, son of Vincent and Judi Borello of Washington, has received the Primo Italiano Lodge 2800 Italian American Heritage $2,500 scholarship. An Honor Student, Borello won the Trinity High School PTA Academic Excellence Award, American Legion Academic Achievement Award and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board...

Since March 2020 when quarantine measures forced us to move our lessons online at the Università di Torino, lessons have been learnt in more ways than one. Firstly, the experience forced me as a teacher at the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures & Modern Cultures to deeply reflect on the purpose of higher education including the reasons wh...

Some high school students are marking the mark and being honored for their good grades. The Italian American Cultural Club gave eight $1,000 scholarships to local students. The scholarships are in honor of past members of the club who passed away. "I felt really grateful when I got the scholarship," said Angelina Balzano. "The Italian American Cult...

Language tourism, which combines traveling in our beautiful country and learning Italian, has obviously been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. I have therefore interviewed Giorgio Massei, contract professor at the University of Macerata for the Master’s degree in ‘Teaching Italian to foreigners in an intercultural perspective’, author of va...

The government on Friday reached an agreement with Italy's regions and local authorities on the guidelines for the reopening of schools in safety in September amid the coronavirus emergency.  An initial draft of the government's guidelines came under heavy fire from the regions, who complained about an alleged failure to allocate the necessary fina...

Despite the recent pandemic crisis, Italy is still the third largest economy in the Eurozone and the eighth largest in the world. Foreign investments are one of the key factors that fuel the growth of the country along with exporting, at a global level, ‘made in Italy’ quality goods.The Italian language is often neglected by international public re...

From medieval times or earlier, the practice of abandoning newborn babies was tragically widespread. In 1198, Pope Innocent III was distressed by the number of infants that were drowned in the Tiber River, and he declared that foundling wheels should be installed so women could anonymously leave their unwanted child in the care of a church, instead...

Simona Rodano, a world-renowned songstress and multiple award-winner, is at it again! From her tiny apartment in Queens, the artist aka The Italian Fairy® spreads her love for Italy and her appreciation for the Italian way of life through edutainment. She presents unique online educational performances for young students all around the world. The I...

With the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation's annual dinner canceled, the organizations annual scholarship winners were honored with check presentations at the Paulo Busti monument next to the Holland Land Office Museum yesterday. Honored were: Rhorri Fix, Kiaya Condidorio, Chris Gualtieri, Jake Torcello, Isabella Riner, and Megan Smith. Each student...