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  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The most renowned Carnival in Sardinia is Mamoiada's, one of the oldest in the region and, for Mamoiada, there is no carnival without Mamuthones. Who are them? Mamuthones and Issohadores are the protagonists of the carnival of this town and also are a symbol of celebr...

Sponsored by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum & Time Warner CableIn keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci(1808-1889), the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and Time Warner Cable are pleased to announce the Young Inventors' Competition to be held Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 12-3 pm in Staten Island, (venue to be announced.) Throughout his li...

Vital Records will release renowned Italian Artist/Producer/Songwriter Michéal Castaldo's next digi single, "Everything Happens for a Reason—Una Ragione." This offering, produced by Michéal Castaldo's production company Majestic Castle Music, includes multiple mixes of a song written by Billboard-charting writers Mike Greenly (ASCAP) and Paul Guzzo...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Italia.it      Translation by:   A treasure chest of history and beauty in Friuli Venezia Giulia, it lies in the Province of Udine. Traces of the magnificent Roman Empire rest here in Aquileia - a bulwark against the Barbarian Invasions, launching point for expeditions and military conquests, and large...

Borsalino hats, one of the symbols of Italian fashion, are being eyed by large foreign financial and industrial groups. The situation is still developing, and it intertwines with the legal quandary involving the apparel company's majority shareholder Marco Marenco.   Piedmont financier Marenco is currently on the run abroad after his network...

Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus are traveling back to the northern Italian city to see it again when it goes back on display starting Sunday.   The 4.3-meter (14-foot) long cloth will be displayed from April 19 to June 24. Pope F...

by Serena Perfetta   Passion for photography and art is something that can develop during somebody's life in a totally unexpected way. Or it can be the result of a very special moment. This is the case for Vittoria Zupicich, an Italian photographer born in Umbria, now living in San Francisco.   While her story may sound familiar to ma...

Ducati has done it again. For the second-consecutive year the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer has topped the rankings of the Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index U.S. Motorcycle Industry Benchmarking Study.   Stateside Ducati dealerships took the highest score in the study that measured "dealership treatment of motorcycle shoppers, w...

On Thursday, May 14th, the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey Financial Vice President Joseph Simonetti was honored by the National Council of Columbia Associations in Civil Service for his professional accomplishments.   Vice President Simonetti is a retired Deputy Police Chief from the Belleville Police Department and oversees a...

Il Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali e quello dello Sviluppo Economico hanno lanciato un marchio unitario che certifica i prodotti agroalimentari italiani di qualità distribuiti all'estero. Il logo riporta le parole "The Extraordinary Italian Taste" sullo sfondo di un tricolore italiano con tre onde che richiamano il concett...

WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Today I'd like to celebrate with all our readers a wonderful achievement of We the Italians. At the speed of 25 news every day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, which actually is our publishing standard in our news roll right now, next week we will reach...

Nella giornata di martedì 23 giugno si è celebrata la centesima Assemblea dei Soci della American Chamber of Commerce in Italy presso il Padiglione USA ad Expo 2015.   Nel corso dell'evento, che è stato seguito da un cocktail di festeggiamento del centenario con oltre 350 ospiti, sono stati approvati i risultati della Camera dell'anno 2014,...