With the aim of promoting the idea of Italian creativity and excellence, the Comitato Leonardo, the Italian Quality Committee, an association of entrepreneurs promoting "Made in Italy" brands worldwide, just concluded a successful event focused on agroindustry. Organized in Catania, a city in the hearth of Sicily, this conference stressed the impor...

By Sol Park   It's not personal, it's strictly business. In one scene of a new novel by former Brooklyn resident Frank J. Pennisi, a group of Sicilians wielding flaming wine bottles full of gasoline have a confrontation with striking Irish workers on the Red Hook docks.   Giuseppe, one of the main characters in the historically-m...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Ragusano DOP is a spun curd cheese made with raw cow's milk using traditional equipment. It is produced throughout the province of Ragusa and in some towns in the province of Syracuse during the fodder season, i.e. November to May. Historically referred to as "caciocavallo...

A molti, il nome di Vincent Schiavelli non dirà granché. Eppure il volto di questo caratterista italo-americano, comparso in centinaia di film (diversi di Milos Forman) è immediatamente riconoscibile: Qualcuno volò sul nido del cuculo, Amadeus, Ghost, Batman - Il ritorno, Larry Flint, Man on the Moon, per citarne alcuni.   Un volto inconfond...

Elisa Martorana, fotoreporter bagherese, sta riscuotendo un grande successo oltreoceano presso la prestigiosa galleria d'arte Casa Belvedere di NY.   Martorana è arrivata alla Italian Cultural Fondation con il suo progetto fotografico Quelli di Bagheria dopo Baarìa, già patrocinato dal Mibac e dal Parlamento della Legalità, conquistando pubb...

Una delegazione di aziende siciliane presenti a New York in occasione del Summer Fancy Food 2013 ha partecipato ieri ad un incontro organizzato presso l'ufficio di rappresentanza di Banca Popolare di Vicenza al 595 di Madison Avenue. A fare gli onori di casa Gianni Sellers responsabile del desk dell'Istituto bancario italiano che ha illustrato le...

When: Sunday, April 14, 2013 — 4 p.m. Where: Orsogna Plaza, 316 Main St., Everett MA [map] Join the Federazione Associazioni Italiane e Italo Americane New England in celebrating music and food from four Italian regions during its "Pomeriggio Regionale."   Read more   Fonte: Bostoniano  

by Susan Dickenson   The Italian Trade Agency is hosting U.S. retailers and Sicilian ceramic artisans this week for a B2B networking program in Caltagirone, Italy. Independent brick-and-mortar retailers from California, Texas, Illinois, Washington and Ohio are meeting with about two dozen studios and production facilities in and around Calta...

Interviews were conducted and filmed in Sicily for an upcoming movie documentary. Now a (preferably native-born and raised in Sicily) person is needed to translate into English– direct from the video.   Applicants also need to be able to record time code as they go, so that the filmmaker is able to match to frame. The translator will watch v...

Italian food and Sicilian food come with a lot of flavor and style, which represents the lifestyles of both Italians and Sicilians. Many people think of them as one in the same, but Sicilians practice many customs that differ from their mainland Italian countrymen. These differences include food. Sicilians use a lot of fish in their everyday diet,...