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In recent years, overtourism has become a significant concern for many iconic locations worldwide, with several Italian cities at the forefront of this challenge. Picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage draw millions to our shores each year, but the surge …

If we think of a white city in Puglia, of course, we think of beautiful Ostuni, but there is another one: Locorotondo.  Locorotondo, one of the Borghi più Belli d’Italia, is located in the heart of Puglia’s Valle d’Itria, at …

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I recently read an article by Georgia Konidari on the blog World Wide Schooling about the biggest culture shocks Americans face in Europe, and it got me thinking about how these cultural differences play out in Italy. Needless to say, …

Numerous pages have been written about the migrations of Sicilians to other countries in search of a better future, among which we remember Heart in the Abyss (published by Gastaldi in 1949) by Nino Di Maria, a native of Sommatino …

Green, yellow, brown—these colors embrace you as you stroll through the countryside of Puglia. The eye is drawn to vivid hues under a brilliant sun: if you look closely, you can see the furrowed brows of those kissed by hard …

Although many Sicilians have left their homeland over the past century and a half in search of a better future, they certainly haven’t forgotten it. They’ve integrated well into new countries, cities, and communities, often achieving successful careers and earning …

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The Sagra del Limone di Monterosso which, this year, is celebrated on May 18, 2024, is a fragrant and fun homage to the citrus heritage of Cinque Terre’s largest village. The annual event transforms Monterosso into a lively celebration of …

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Why do so few people know the names and works of Artemisia Gentileschi or Rosalba Carriera? Art history has poorly and inadequately documented the work of these two talented artists, who nonetheless played an important role in Italian culture and …

“I was a small-town kid who loved poetry:” this is how Gian Maria Annovi describes himself, thinking back to his beginnings and to his first poems. Born in 1978 in Scandiano, a small town in the hills of Emilia, Annovi …

Firstly in New York for the Bafta and SAG Awards presentations, and then in Los Angeles for the official premiere, Italian actor Maurizio Lombardi is touring the United States to promote “Ripley,” the new Netflix series in which he stars …

Held in the luxurious rooms of the Musco Center for the Arts, the Italian Perspective series has established itself as both a beloved tradition at Chapman University in Orange and a key event for celebrating and exploring the wealth of Italian culture. Initiated in …

“The soundtrack, much like the short film itself, was created at home. My apartment houses my recording studio, where Sean would drop by for us to work, chat, and enjoy music over discussions and plates of spaghetti.”  Giosuè Greco is …

Photography has the unique ability to reveal details that often go unnoticed in everyday life. It helps us remember and offers a glimpse into our recent past. It captures emotions and thoughts, showing what attracted the photographer, and why a …

(Los Angeles, CA – April 12, 2024) Fondazione Italia (https://italianfoundation.org/), a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online,®has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America (OSDIA). OSDIA (http://osdia.org/) announced this partnership in the April issue …

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