Un'iniziativa della Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca insieme ai Lucchesi nel Mondo. Uno spettacolo musicale per raccontare le emozioni dei nostri migranti "Italy loves America", con Franc D'Ambrosio insuperabile Fantasma dell'Opera   Uno spettacolo per raccontare in musica le emozioni dei nostri migranti negli Usa. "Italy loves America -...

I was a high school kid with immigrant parents who worked in a factory and still struggled with the English language back in Hartford, Connecticut when I started hearing about this guy named Mario Savio causing absolute chaos in a far-away place called Berkeley. The infamous troublemaker with a name like mine was a student at a university no less....

California's Mediterranean climate is similar to Italy's, so the Italian immigrants felt at home and were able to bring their food and culture to this new land.   The California soil was ideal for planting crops Italians were used to growing, such as eggplant, artichokes, broccoli and Sicilian lemons. Italians also brought with them a love o...

By Francesco de Palo "Vogliono smantellare i Consolati per le pressioni corporative dei sindacati confederali". È l'allarme lanciato dal coordinatore Ctim Nord America, Vincenzo Arcobelli, che ragiona sulle discrepanze esistenti in virtù di una possibile spending review e sui rischi di isolamento per gli italiani all'estero. Arcobelli, che è anche...

Today, the Italian American Democratic Leadership Council announced its support of the first ever Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative organized by the non‐profit Welcome.us to partner with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities, athletes, faith, civic, and political leaders together and share inspirational stories of American i...

By Rosario Mariani As a small boy in the 1950's, I remember passing by a shop in the piazza of my small town in Abruzzo and seeing the Rappresentante ("representative") sign. Obviously, I had no idea what it meant, but somehow I knew that when it was my turn to leave Italy, the gentleman inside would make it all happen.   When I was in the...

In Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian-American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress, over 500 images celebrate the rich and diverse history of Italian-American accomplishments over the past 500 years.   The Greater Washington, D.C. Region invites you to a conversation with Linda Barrett Osborn...

by Goffredo Palmerini   Monumentale volume, cartaceo e cd, sull'emigrazione italiana, di capitale importanza per la diffusione della conoscenza e della storia del fenomeno.    Il Dizionario Enciclopedico delle Migrazioni Italiane nel Mondo, edito da Ser ItaliAteneo e Fondazione Migrantes e curato da Tiziana Grassi, Enzo Caffarell...

"I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore" used to say Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz". Well, today we actually are: we're in Kansas City, shared between Kansas and Missouri, where we meet the guest of our interview. Gino Serra is the Italian Honorary Vice Consul here. Even in the Midwest area, Italians left their mark and continue to do that, as...

La notizia del giorno è senz'altro lo sblocco di Ottawa che consentirà anche agli italiani in Canada di partecipare alle elezioni politiche del 2013, ma durante l'audizione del direttore generale del Mae, Cristina Ravaglia, questa mattina al Comitato per gli italiani all'estero della Camera si è parlato di molti altri temi. Di "correttezza del vot...