A motherland of artists and scientists that changed the shape of the world, home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a kaleidoscope of bewitching vistas - Bella Italia! From the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, the country is...

The lost silver treasures of the Venice Jewish Quarter will be displayed, for the first time, through 28 April at the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston (MFAH). The objects from the Venice synagogue were hidden away in 1943 and restored by Venetian Heritage Inc after their rediscovery 10 years ago. They include Jewish religious objects from the 18th to...

Celebrating 30 years as sister cities, Boston and Padova came together on Friday, June 7, at the Boston Public Library for the second annual italianissimo! gala event. Raising funds for the promotion of Italian language and culture, as well as for the creation of a future Italian Cultural Center in Boston, the event was organized by the Italian Co...

di Riccardo Chioni   Coney Island, ai newyorkesi e non solo, si manifesta con le sue due maggiori attrazioni di sempre che la caratterizzano nella stagione estiva: la sua estesa spiaggia e il celebrato Luna Park, entrambi distrutti o danneggiati dal passaggio di Superstorm Sandy. Dopo sette mesi dalla devastazione, il Memorial Day, come...

ROMA, 21 MAR - Volumec (Treviso, Italy) and ERI America (Lake Zurich, Illinois) have entered an exclusive distribution agreement.   ERI America will handle the sales and service of Volumec products in the North American market.   The Italian company manufactures drilling and tapping equipment, including the high-torque VT/VTS articula...

  WTI Magazine #51    2015 January, 9Author : Robert Sergio Simon      Translation by:   Of the many traditions that began in Italy and spread throughout the world, one of the most famous is Carnevale. This pre-Lent festival has endured for nearly ten centuries from before the age when Venice ruled commerce throughout the Mediterranean Sea. Toda...

By Emma Leiper   Italy has introduced to the world many wonderfully sumptuous drinks, from Treviso's prosecco wine, to Giuseppe Cipriani's Bellini, but perhaps none are as famous, or as aesthetically distinctive, as the Venetian spritz.   A concoction of prosecco, soda or water, and a splash of Aperol or Campari liqueur, the flame-col...

Vernon McClure, owner and recreational specialist for Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine, was recently named one of the "Great Tour Guides of Northern Italy" by Dream of Italy magazine. Vernon was the only solo practitioner specializing in active tours to be so recognized. To quote travel specialist Madeline Jhawar from Italy Beyond the Obvious, "Aptly...

A Carnival celebration like no other, one of a kind in terms of history, atmosphere and masks, the Carnevale di Venezia draws thousands of spectators and participants to the Lagoon City every year. During an exciting chain of events and celebrations, expect Venice's calle and piazzas to be filled with "Wonder and Fantasy" until March 4th. La natur...

  WTI Magazine #51    2015 January, 9Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Historical backgroundAt the heart of the local jewellery industry's success lies more than a hundred years of tradition. It is enough to know that the first written evidence of the importance of this sector in the province dates back to the early 14th century, with...