La citta' di Palermo, come quella di Houston, ha dedicato il 6 dicembre ai cervelli made in Italy nel mondo. L'occasione e' stata offerta dalla decima edizione della conferenza dei ricercatori italiani all'estero, promossa dal Comites con il patrocinio del Consolato generale d'Italia, che si e' riunita ieri in Texas.   Il sindaco di Palermo...

Some new and forthcoming titles that may be of interest to our readers. All are available at Amazon.com • The Stone and Bronze Ages in Italy and Sicily by T. Eric Peet Publisher: Cambridge Library Collection Publication Date: April 30, 2015 Paperback: $43.20 Language: English Pages: 544   • Sicily and the Medite...

by Claudia Astarita The UNESCO World Heritage Commitee is going to meet in June in Phnom Phen, in Cambodia, to review all nominations for its prestigious World Heritage List.   Italy already counts 47 sites in it, from the Royal Palace in Caserta to the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, from the Palladian Villas in Veneto to the early Ch...

From New York to Palermo to participate in the initiatives of the XXII anniversary of the massacres of Capaci and Via D'Amelio where the Sicilian prosecutors Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino got killed by the mafia. A group of eight Italian-American students tomorrow morning at 6.05, will arrive with the direct flight New York-Palermo.  ...

Impiegata nella sanità pubblica, Mary McAuley ha due passioni, il vino e la buona cucina. Abbandonata l'idea di aprire un ristorante, per i costi troppo alti, decide di inventarsi un vino ideale per occasioni speciali come grigliate di pesce con amici. Dalla sua idea nasce Clambake Chardonnay ed è subito successo: in due anni 2000 casse di vino ven...

by Ingrid K. Williams Palermo is a city marked by past con­querors, each Baroque church and Norman-Romanesque facade a reminder of prosperous eras past. But while many of the Sicilian capital's architectural landmarks could best be described as crumbling, amid the cracks are hints of progress: like a budding contemporary art scene and forward-thin...

Per iniziativa del Ministero degli Affari Esteri, il 2013 è stato eletto Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti: un viaggio lungo un anno. Un viaggio per raccontare e promuovere l'Italia; per coinvolgere ed emozionare gli Americani; per rafforzare i legami che uniscono l'Italia all'America e crearne di nuovi. Un viaggio per proporre l'Italia...

The "Infiorata Festival" is an Italian tradition that sees the streets paved with flowers during the month of May and June, from North to South, they are held in various Italian towns where these festivals take place. Individual artists display their talents on side streets and the public is invited to browse the "street gallery". Three festivals i...

The South or Southern d'Italy is a macro-economic region comprising the Southern Italy and the Islands. Historically it corresponds to a good approximation to the regions in the former Kingdom of the Two Sicilies: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Sicily, Sardinia and portions of Lazio.   Membership of the island...

Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT), the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, will return to Italy in 2014 after a six year absence with two new adventures—one to Sicily and the other to Tuscany & Umbria. Both adventures are geared to American boomers and beyond who seek exceptional value and an authentic experience of the food, cultur...