DRAW IN SICILY'S STUNNING SOUTHEAST with Artist Teacher JESSICA HOUSTON and LA ROSAWORKS. Oct. 8 - Oct. 16, 2015   In the magical area of Southeastern Sicily, where the sea stretches before you and the Iblean Mountains rise at your back, we will have the opportunity to draw from the richness that Sicily offers:...

La granita siciliana è inimitabile, si sa. Difficile avere dubbi in merito ma, se proprio voleste una conferma, vi basterebbe leggere la classifica del sito Dissapore, che ha raccolto i luoghi in cui è possibile gustare le migliori granite d'Italia.   Su un totale di 25 posizioni, le prime 21 sono tutte occupate da località siciliane – manco...

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...

By Angelo Coniglio   Once an immigrant ancestor's name and town of birth have been determined, we can begin the search for his/her vital records. After your search of family records, censuses, and passenger manifests, presumably at least an approximate year of birth is known.   If not, try to estimate: how old was your ancestor when h...

Many researchers believe today that the interaction between children with autism and robots holds the key to early diagnosis and treatment of this condition. In Italy, the Sicilian start-upRobotics Life has develop RoboMate, a customizable learning platform, in his researching in the fields of medicine and the interactions of Robot with humans and...

From friday, September 4th until Thursday September 17th, Sicily will the protagonist of the a two week project at Expo Milan. The space, created in collaboration with the Sicilian government, is set up to be a showcase for Sicilian excellences. At the opening, the president of Unioncamere Sicilia, Antonello Montante and the Secretary-General,...

Living nativity scenes and pageants, in Italian "presepi viventi", are quite common in Italy. Living nativity scenes are usually presented for several days, thanks to the fact that many people in Italy enjoy wearing a costume and act out the parts of the nativity.   Considering that in many parts of Italy living nativity scenes have become a...

di Ludovico Gippetto   La storia è come una delle tante, una di quelle dove i luoghi comuni, raccontato nei detti popolari "cu niesci arriniesci", cioè che bisogna andar via per essere riconosciuti nel proprio ambito professionale. In questo racconto abbiamo conosciuto, Fabio Triolo, laurea a pieni voti in scienze biologiche ed una serie di...

By Shawn R. Beals   Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity.   While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it's rare to find one so thoroughly transplanted from a single l...

Obiettivo States per il consorzio di tutela delle Doc Siciliane presieduto da Antonio Rallo Punta che punta ad incrementare l'export di vino pregiato per i lidi americani partendo da un buon 9% . Ma il piano è ambizioso e intende raggiungere dino al 54% dei potenziali acquirenti del mercato statunitense.   L'impegno finanziario sarà compless...