Ciao from Rome! Summer is ending, “L'estate sta finendo”, as a famous Italian song from the summer of 1895 used to say: do any of you remember it? I guess not. We the Italians didn't stop all summer long: with the exception of the We the ItaliaNews videos, even in the hottest months we told you what happened in Italy and the things that happened in...

After the victory of the European Football Championship and the extraordinary results obtained at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, this incredible Italian summer ended with another amazing sporting success, the one obtained by the unbeatable Italian athletes at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. An extraordinary feat, because with only 113 athletes, Italy...

The Franciacorta sub-region is located in the Lombardy region of northern Italy within the province of Brescia. Franciacorta is one the most prestigious, if not the most prestigious, producers of sparkling wines in Italy. The name stems from the Latin word, franchae curtes, meaning the properties that were free from tax during the Middle Ages. This...

Nell’anniversario dantesco del 2021, 700 anni dalla morte di Dante, l’Associazione Passato e Futuro e il Museo del Bijou di Casalmaggiore (CR) aprono una mostra che unisce alla bellezza poetica l’arte (le “arti minori”) di artigiani italiani emigrati negli Stati Uniti. La mostra, che si inaugura il 24 settembre 2021 alle ore 18 con una conferenza d...

More than 450 years ago, Andrea Amati invented the modern violin in the Italian city of Cremona. For centuries, this has been the world’s hub of violin makers. Known as luthiers, these artisans are now helping drive a recovery in Cremona, which last year was decimated by Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak. As the pandemic quieted Italy last year, sweet melo...

Known as much for her blaze of red hair as her jazz singing and bright, if restrained, floral arrangements, Rosalba Piccinni is a florist, artist, and entertainer. Though she easily blends flowers, food, and music at her cafe Potafiori in Milan, Bergamo, her hometown, is the place she loves above all others in Italy. This interview is part of The W...

Google is a tool that is now an integral part of the daily life of each of us. Searching for songs, recipes, information and much more on the well-known search engine is a natural action, almost like drinking a glass of water. Among the numerous Google tools there is Destination Insight which is part of Google Travel Insight, useful for monitoring...

BENEDETTO GERVASIO (1915-1990) WAS ARGUABLY the most famous and best puppet-master of the province of Bergamo. In the late 1940s, he and his wife, Giuseppina Cazzaniga, decided to commit themselves to the art of puppeteering, which occupied them until his death. In 1993, the Benedetto Gervasio Foundation was set up, and Museo del Burattino was even...

Hollywood is gearing up for the 73rd edition of the Emmy Awards, and this year, the nominees, winners, and participants will toast with Franciacorta, the elegant sparkling classic method wine produced in Lombardy, about an hour west of Milan. The Television Academy, the event's organizer, has chosen Franciacorta as the Official Sparkling Wine for t...

After years of bankruptcy, the Italian government is finally replacing Alitalia with a new national airline, Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA). It remains to be seen how different the new airline will be from Alitalia, given that ITA intends to purchase some of Alitalia’s assets, potentially including the branding and planes. As of now the plan is for I...