"The range of culture sights is extraordinary" – "La varietà di beni culturali in Sicilia è straordinaria" si legge nelle prime righe dell'inserto del sabato del quotidiano londinese Telegraph dedicato ai viaggi.   La Sicilia è stata premiata come "The best of the twenty islands of Mediterraneo for culture" la migliore delle 20 isole del Mar...

by Serena Perfetto   There is a story behind the Sicilian city of Trapani, well known for keeping its old features of a fishing village but able to become, over time, the most important and strategic port in the island.   Indeed, legend tells about Demeter, the goddess of harvests, who - while looking for her lost daughter - in a mome...

Nel contesto delle attività organizzate a Houston per il 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, lo Italian Community Cultural Center (ICCC) ospiterà dal 10 al 18 maggio la Settimana della Cucina Mediterranea Italiana, che celebrerà la fusione di sapori e culture che caratterizza il Mediterraneo e la sua influenza nella cucina italiana...

The Italian American Cultural Club continued plans for its upcoming Una Serata during its July 8 meeting held at St. Florian Hall. Louise Donofe opened the meeting where President Carm Gentile presided. Reports were given by Mike Zinno, treasurer, and Lil Celini on cards sent.   In an Una Serata report, Rob Palladino reminded members the A...

Friday, January 30, 2015, 7-9pmPrivate Residence - Ward Hill, Staten IslandMembers: $45 | Non-Members: $55. Spaces are limited. Gentlemen are always welcome. Click here to register for this event. Please be advised that ticket sales are final for all NOIAW events. We regret that we are unable to offer refunds for cancellati...

  WTI Magazine #24    2014 Apr, 04Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Noto is a petite, Sicilian Baroque gem, splendidly set within a rocky plateau and overlooking the Asinaro Valley. An important hub during all its phases – i.e. Sicilian, Roman, Byzantine, and Arab – it met destruction with the earthquake of 1693, at the height of its ori...

by Andrea Crossan   Wealthy American businessman Christopher Catrambone and his wife Regina have set up the first privately-funded search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea. "We were out for three months last year and we were able to save 3,000 people," he says. The crossing between North Africa and the Italian island of...

Palermo's Casa Professa – or Church of the Gesù – is one of the most important masterpieces of Baroque art in Sicily. The building is enhanced by incredible decorations in marble and stucco, which according to American art historian Donald Garstang, "belong to the world of unleashed fancy." The entire decor was created almost entirely in the 1...

A 4,000 square meters seafront open space with swings, billiards, sofas and citrus trees; the best of tech companies of Silicon Valley would be envious of such an office set among the breath-taking sunset of one of the most beautiful gulfs of Sicily and signature of the best excellence of Italian design: Mosaicoon, the leading Sicilian Tech Company...

From the North to the South, Italy boasts an ancient tradition in making excellent artisanal chocolate and all the chocoholics amongst you will be glad to know that the so-called Bel Paese has plenty of shops where you can taste and buy the most high quality sweet products. If you are travelling to Italy and you are looking for some hints on where...