When: Thu, May 19, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT - Where: Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11373 Join us on Thursday, May 19th at our non-profit building for a free event featuring live Neapolitan music along with a discussion on the Neapolitan language with our guest speaker and performer Robin Grasso. It is goin...

Are you ready to come back to Italy? Have you packed your bags already or are you still thinking about the best destination for your yearly visit to the Belpaese? Well, if you follow our suggestion and take part in our new sweepstake, the Amalfi Coast Experience, you may well get to fly to Amalfi for free and enjoy the Costiera on us for a week… So...

A previously unknown piece of juvenilia by great 19th century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi has been found in Naples and published for the first time. The eight-page exercise book on which a 16-year-old Leopardi wroted his observations on poetry, philosophy, politics and society also contains a list of 160 favourite authors both ancient and modern....

Supported by a grant from the United States Embassy to Italy to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in museums, professionals from The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC will conduct a week of collaborative workshops from May 2 – 9 with Italian contemporary art museums in Turin (GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea), Rome (Mu...

United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

One of the best ways to visit Italy is definitely on a cruise. There are many stops that the entire peninsula offers to those who decide to visit Italy on a cruise. A few steps from the sea are some of the most important Italian beauties and attractions. There are many cities you can visit on a cruise, but here are the best 5 stops to visit absolut...

Half-past eight on a Sunday night in Naples and I was given a seat with a view. Across the room at the Ristorante Umberto, in the upscale Chaia neighbourhood, was a table of four consisting of an older couple and a middle-aged one. I presumed it was a family dinner of some kind. All but the elder gentleman at the table had finished what was on thei...

Even though — I confess — I don’t know how to cook, I like to hear my mother’s stories. Donna Imma has hosted a lively Neapolitan cultural salon for 40 years, in addition to being a passionate cook devoted to tradition, which is sacred in my city. She is a powerhouse of ideas. She is beautiful and so infectiously enthusiastic that she once asked ba...

What a twist. The Musical genre was not born on Broadway in the nineteenth century but in Naples in the sixteenth century. A beautiful book has just been published in Italy by the publisher Argo and entitled "Il chiaro e lo scuro". The volume is edited by the well-known ethnomusicologist Gianfranco Salvatore, a great expert of Afro-European musical...

If you know us a little bit, you will already know that we are great lovers of Italian cuisine. In every city we travel to, one of our priorities is to taste some of its typical dishes. We think it’s an essential part of a trip, and we love it! We once lived in Bergamo, and when it came to food, we were very lucky! From one side, Bergamo is not amo...