WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Terre del Piceno      Translation by:   When spring is at its height, on the feast of Pentecost, the historical festival of the Armata di Pentecoste takes place in Monterubbiano. Though it is difficult to date the origins of this festival accurately, there are 16th century documents which attest to its h...

WTI Magazine #58    2015 April, 17Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   We're finally covering the wines of the Marche region located in central Italy. The Marche region borders the Adriatic Sea with Tuscany and Umbria to the west, Abruzzo to the south and Emilia-Romagna to the north. The climate is...

Il poeta italo-americano Robert Viscusi e la sua monumentale opera "ellis island", che racconta cento anni di immigrazione dal vecchio continente verso l'America, saranno protagonisti venerdì 24 maggio del XII° Festival internazionale di Poesia Aggiornata "Licenze Poetiche", in corso fino a sabato a Macerata, nell'ambito del progetto Lost in Libray...

Debutta il 1° maggio al Teatro Delle Energie, di Grottammare (AP) il docu-musical "America", data che onora la festa del lavoro perché di questo parla lo spettacolo, evocando il grande fenomeno dell'emigrazione italiana di inizio Novecento, quando masse di lavoratori si spostarono per il mondo e soprattutto in America.

The Italian scientific and cultural expedition "ProgettoMediterranea", which had set sail on May 17 last year from San Benedetto del Tronto, is now supporting the candidacy of Italian Navy and the Corps of Harbour Masters and Coast Guard for the Nobel Peace Prize.   Indeed, as 200,000 people escaping certain death had been rescued by the Ita...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : UNIONCAMERE      Translation by:   Textile weaving with vegetable fibres (especially silk) and wool has been a fundamentally important activity in the Piceno area for centuries. Almost all rural homes had at least one loom, around which the women would be engaged in spinning, warping, weaving, tailor...

Cookucina is a 6-part Italian Cookery Series, based in Le Marche, Italy, scheduled to be broadcast across the USA on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), for the first time in mid-2016. Find out more at www.cookucina.com/   The producers Tamsen Courtenay and Stephen Phelps have lived in Sarnano in the Le Marche region of Italy for many years a...

WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   Rocca D'Ajello is an ancient fortress that stands on a wooded hill, 10 km from Camerino and 30 from Macerata, in the middle of a typical bucolic landscape. For over three hundred years, between years 1200 and 1500, Rocca D'Ajello was owned by the Duke of Va...

One reason Sicilians tend to identify with Sicily first and Italy (a distant) second? Sicilian food. The same goes for Veneto in the north or Puglia in the south. Italy is a young country -- it only celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2011. Despite the successful export of the "Italian restaurant," the idea of a unified Italian cuis...

Looking for some beautiful beaches to sunbathe and relax during your Central Italian stay? From Tuscany to Marche passing by Lazio and Abruzzo, Swide has rounded up some of the most pristine beaches in Central Italy.   If you are traveling to Central Italy this summer, you'll be surprised in discovering how many wonderful and peaceful beache...