Dear friends, it has been a very, very busy but exciting June for all of us here at We the Italians. We started it in New York's Little Italy with the opening party of the magnificent Red Sauce Studio, the latest genius brainchild of John Viola and the group that makes the Italian American Podcast with him, including my friends Rossella Rago and Pa...

June 17 2024 Roma, Italy Videos One minute recap National Anthems Welcome Speeches Awards Music IT-AM 80 years liberation of Rome by the US Fifth Army LoveITDetroit - The Perfect Pitch   https://www.cybereport.com/News/Report/il-gala-we-the-italians-celebrando-l-eccellenza-e-la-connessione-tra-italia-e-stati-uniti-47865 https://formiche.net...

One of the many advantages of leading We the Italians is that of knowing and collaborating with truly extraordinary people, who also here in Italy contribute to improving and maintaining the rapport of friendship between Italy and the United States. One of these wonderful people is Giulia Ghia. I call her Minister, because being Councilor for Cultu...

“Mountainmen: Gothic Line 1945”. Des Plaines Theatre • 1476 Miner St. Des Plaines, IL. 7:30 p.m. • Thursday, June 20 Free seating • RESERVATIONS REQUIRED here. It took Allied forces nearly two brutal years from July 1943 to May 1945 to topple Mussolini’s regime and drive Hitler’s forces from the Italian peninsula during World War II. Key to their s...

Dear friends, Next June 4 will be a very important date. Exactly 80 years earlier, on June 4, 1944, troops of the American Fifth Army entered Rome, liberating it from Nazi oppression and war. The people of Rome took to the streets, finally free and happy, to celebrate, hug and thank the American soldiers. These are scenes of happiness that all us R...

Barilla is no stranger to going all-in on a promotion, but the pasta company’s most recent #Carbonara campaign sets a new high bar. Ahead of Carbonara Day—an annual event that spotlights the beloved pasta dish combining cheese, cured pork, eggs and black pepper—the multinational pasta purveyors unveiled “The Origins of Carbonara,” a ten-minute, hig...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

Memorial Day is approaching once again, and this year it brings a special interview, for me. As some of you know, one of the reasons I'm so in love with and grateful to the United States is that during WW2 my father, Teodoro "Rino" Mucci, was saved by the American soldiers of the Fifth Army, in the Northern part of Italy. He certainly would have be...

A soft instrumental song played in the background as five soldiers garbed in the Army’s WWII Herringbone Twill uniform with combat helmets stood statuesque in front of U.S. Army North’s venerated clock tower. Gradually, the band’s music died-down, the crowd grew silent taking their respective seats, and the only sounds that could be heard was the p...