In recognition of Italian Heritage Month, Joann Cavo Campbell, president of the Italian Heritage Club of the Mohawk Valley in Utica, is planning a wreath-laying ceremony at the Italian Community Oven on October 8th at 11:00 am. It is to identify and honor Italian immigrants who helped build the Mohawk Valley. The brick oven may have fed not only th...

Italian culture, deeply rooted in history and rich in artistic design and time-honored customs, continues to be preserved throughout the world and shared in countless ways. It’s always gratifying to shine the spotlight on significant contributions made by immigrants and their descendants and celebrate Italy’s rich legacy, as well as recognize the p...

Thirty-One Days of Italians releases its 2022-23 List, honoring extraordinary people of Italian heritage who have greatly influenced the growth and culture of America. New this year is Vincent Justus Burnelli, who was honored in 1944 for his “Major Contributions to the Scientific Advancement of Aviation.” Burnelli is responsible for much of the mod...

All are invited to celebrate their Italian heritage as Berkeley kicks off Italian American heritage month with a flag raising at Town Hall. Head to Town Hall on Oct. 1 at 11:30 a.m. for Berkeley's annual Italian flag raising ceremony, hosted by Mayor Carmen Amato and the Berkeley Township Council.

In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, A Fish Called Avalon will host an exhibition of Italian American Icons, featuring 14 award-winning mosaic portraits from Italy’s internationally renowned Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli.  Founded in 1922 in the small town of Spilimbergo in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Northeast Italy, the missi...

Nominations for Honorees to be recognized during Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month in October 2022 are being requested by the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee. The categories for nomination include: Arts & Culture, Business, City or County Employee, Individual, Public Servant, or Youth.  Anyone is welcome to nominate an Italian...

Welcome to the forty-sixth annual celebration of Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Each year the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc., (IHCC-NY, Inc.) selects a new theme and then proceeds to publish a theme poster and a Calendar of Events for the annual October celebration. We encourage you to disco...

To celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month, we have put together a list of great reads by Italian-American authors and celebrating their heritage.  Italian LouisianaBy Alan G. Gauthreaux Though the Italian contribution to Louisiana’s culture is palpable and celebrated, at one time ethnic Italians were constantly embroiled in scandal, sometimes de...

We have been informed that Dr. Angelo Gimondo, an extraordinary lifelong educator, passed away on December 11, 2021, surrounded by his wife Sonia, his children and his loving family. Angelo was a key founder and city-wide chairman of (IHCM) Italian Heritage and Culture Month, and President of (IACE) Italian American Committee on Education. The curr...

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the 2021 Essex County Italian American Heritage Month celebration on Thursday, Oct. 28, in the county’s Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Building. During the event, DiVincenzo recognized Judith M. Persichilli, commissioner of the N.J. Department of Health, and Frank J. Del Gaudio, director of the...