Organized collaboratively by the MIA (Marchigiani in America) association and the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies (Montclair State University), the event will take place at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (686 Park Ave.) on Wed. Feb. 7 at 6pm. Light refreshments will follow (sponsored by the Macerata Opera Festival)...

February can be a dreary month, which is why carnival is a wonderful opportunity to inject some colour, fun and festive spirit into your life. In Italy, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to carnival celebrations, with plenty of towns and cities hosting events. Sure, Venice's celebration may be the biggest and best known, but it's far from bein...

These years witness important celebrations for art history, and history in general. While it is the centenary of the breakthrough in the First World War and of all its artistic and human collapses, a century before Napoleon bought up works of art in Italy for his Musée Napoleon, created in the first decade of the nineteenth century. The news concer...

In addition to being the most important and representative Christmas tradition, the crib is also the oldest: the first nativity scene was made by St. Francis and his friars on the night of 24th and 25th December 1223 in the mountains of Greccio, near Rieti in the Lazio region. The first crib is actually a mass exceptionally celebrated in a cave rat...

Among the 450 or or types of cheeses found in Italy, a dozen or so, including mozzarella, ricotta, parmigiano, gorgonzola and pecorino have gained international renown and distribution. The hundreds of other equally delicious varieties are consumed largely within the provincie where they are made. That’s why a visit to Le Marche is essential for an...

The Italian cities of Milan, (literature), Alba (gastronomy), Pesaro (music) and Carrara (crafts) were among 64 cities from 44 countries to join UNESCO's list of creative cities Tuesday. Milan joined a literature circuit that includes Dublin, Edinburgh, Barcelona, Prague and Baghdad. The new entries raised to nine the number of Italian cities on th...

NEL 2010, a 28 anni, si è trasferito negli Usa come ricercatore al Goddard Space Flight Center della Nasa e dell'Università del Maryland. Due anni fa il suo studio su come i buchi neri sottraggono i gas che servono a formare nuove stelle ha conquistato la copertina di Nature. Domani Francesco Tombesi, 35 anni di Montecassiano, in provincia di Macer...

In occasione di una settimana ricca di eventi dedicati all'italianità, le Marche sono state raccontate per le loro eccellenze e come territorio meno battuto dalle mete turistiche più tradizionali, affermandosi oltreoceano come esempio di una terra che non ha permesso che le cicatrici del recente sisma ne compromettessero la vitalità. Durante l'even...

The Fermo-Macerata Shoemaking District is based in Sant’Elpidio a Mare, in the heart of the Marche region, the home of famous brands that represent Italian style throughout the world. The district has its origins in the 15th century with the workshops of shoemakers that produced footwear for town markets. The municipal statutes and those of the tra...

The name “Cacciatore” (hunter’s style) derives etymologically from its original use in the rations that hunters carried in their knapsacks during their trips. The history of the product developed hand in hand with the evolution of the rural culture typical of the regions of the production area, which provide the raw material that is processed accor...