In a country where extortion is common in some cities for simply parking your car on the street , the so-called 'parking course' struck a chord. The Facebook page was founded by a group of activists from the Sicilian city of Catania who call themselves "Let's Park the Catania Valets". Several parking extortion incidents have made headlines the...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   On top of a very famous palace in Rome, there is a popular line "A people made of artists, poets, saints, philosophers, scientists and sailors". The line, thought to celebrate the "Italian Civilization," remarkably summarizes how often the Italians are seen...

Talented singer, Sissy Castrogiovanni, presents her debut album, "Intra Lu Munnu", mixing Mediterranean jazz and Sicilian popular music. She will be accompanied by a 6-piece band and a chorus of singers. AccompanimentNando Michelin, Piano; Miguel Angel Lous, Sax; Keala Kaumeheiwa, Bass; Tiago Michelin, Drums; Tareq Rantisi, Percussion; Jussi Reijo...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Grillo, from Sicily, is a grape that has always been understood for its contributions in the fortified wine, marsala. Marsala is not just the fortified wine, but is also a town located in western Italy. Most of the Grillo grapes are used in production f...

"Partono i Bastimenti". È questo il titolo della mostra, curata da Francesco Nicotra, che sarà aperta al pubblico dal 16 aprile al 16 maggio, nella Sala Gialla del Teatro Politeama di Palermo. Una mostra, dedicata alla emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe, quel "grande esodo" definito dagli studiosi il più rilevante movimento migratorio della storia...

«Arturo Di Modica, il sogno italo-americano». E' il titolo della conferenza culturale scelta dal Lions di Vittoria per far conoscere ancora meglio un vittoriese illustre noto in tutto il mondo come l'autore del «Charging Bull», che a New York è il simbolo della borsa e dell'economia mondiale. L'iniziativa è stata realizzata dal presidente del Lions...

This year Columbus day celebrations are extremely special as four mayors from the province of Siracusa ( Canicattinini, Floridia, Solarino and Rosolini) will be visiting Hartford to take part in the celebrations. The Hartford Italian Clubs have joined forces to make this visit a very special one indeed and on 10-12 we will host a gala dinner at Aq...

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President John M. Viola will lead a delegation of the Foundation's Board members to Palermo, Italy, to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the massacres of Capaci and Via D'Amelio on May 23, 2015. The deaths of Judge Giovanni Falcone and his wife, Judge Francesca Morvillo, Judge Paolo Borsellino, and the...

Paese: Stati UnitiSettore: Settore agro-alimentare Prodotti: Bevande, liquidi alcolici e aceti. Vini di uve fresche, incl. i vini arricchiti di alcole; mosti di uva, parzialmente fermentati e con titolo alcolometrico effettivo > 0,5% vol o aventi un effettivo tenore, in peso, > 0,5% vol di alcole addizionato Interessi di mercato: RICERCA PR...

By Gaetano Cipolla   2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Meli, Sicily's most celebrated poet, who died of pneumonia on December 20, 1815. Prof. Giovanni Ruffino, director of the Centro di Studi Filologici e Linguistici Siciliani, in collaboration with Sicily's three major universities organized a four-day conference in...