The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce the creation of the NIAF DiLella Fellows Program, an all-expenses-paid, weeklong strategic business and political tour of Italy for outstanding young Italian American and Italophile professionals between the ages of 25-40. The inaugural NIAF DiLella Fellows Program will take place...

While you can’t ditch your passport just yet, advances in facial recognition technology are slowly but surely making physical identity documents obsolete. Case in point: Two Italian airports, Milan Linate and Catania airports, are currently trialing FaceBoarding, a facial recognition system that allows travelers to go through security checkpoints w...

You’re taking a leisurely stroll in the city center of Milan, Italy’s capital of elegance and fashion, when you notice people spinning on a mosaic: what on earth is going on, you wonder.  The answer is simple: you’re seeing people participating in a well-ingrained tradition of the Lombard city, that of the famous “dancing bull,” a curious and much-...

It’s not just an event for industry insiders or those looking to furnish their homes: Milan is the capital of new trends, technological innovations, and also of sustainable materials and solutions. The Salone del Mobile.Milano is presented as a cultural phenomenon, a commercial hub, and a celebration of creativity and innovation. For these reasons,...

On April 4, 2024, Gaetano Pesce passed away at his home in New York. The celebrated designer was born in La Spezia (Liguria) on November 8, 1939, and studied architecture at IUAV in Venice, at the time when personalities such as Carlo Scarpa, Franco Albini, Ernesto Nathan Rogers and Bruno Zevi were teaching there. In 1959, together with other young...

Milan may be Italy's economic engine, but this city runs on an intoxicating fuel of spritz, style and sheer creativity. The undisputed capital of cool seamlessly blends centuries of heritage with a cutting-edge verve that makes it utterly inimitable. With captivating contrasts of vintage grandeur and gritty glamour, Milan has a way of seducing visi...

The Salone del Mobile in Milan, which opens today 16 April, closes a crucial quarter for the export of made in Italy of the entire Home System, because the approval rating of Italian products was measured at the four most important global events in these first months. In terms of exports, as Marcello Antonioni of Studiabo declared, the Italian prod...

Fashion, design, art, history, culture, food – and now tech. The ancient city of Milan has never been afraid to innovate. It’s now making its mark as an exciting and growing tech hub, becoming home to ambitious developers, entrepreneurs and companies. If you’ve only ever considered the Italian city as a holiday destination, it’s time to think again...

The squares, the monuments, the museums, the shopping and the aperitivo: Milan is a vibrant metropolis capable of offering all this and much more, in a context where history, culture, and folklore blend seamlessly with modernity, fashion and the desire to amaze. Limiting ourselves to visiting Milan in one day may be too short to explore all the att...

In the vibrant city of Milan, amidst its fashionable streets and historic landmarks, lies a place that intrigues and fascinates visitors from around the globe – San Bernardino alle Ossa. This unassuming chapel, nestled next to the Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro, holds a unique allure, earning it the moniker of the Milan Bone Chapel. Embark...