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Literally, dolce far niente means “sweet doing nothing,” but in truth it is much more than that. It is hands down one of Italy’s most coveted activities, and not because we are lazy, but rather because in today’s busy world, …

The focus is on Tokyo, but Italy still has the Wembley final in the eyes. A magical night that filled our hearts with joy and new hope for the future, and our streets with too many people who, quite simply, …

Every Italian born after 1961 has, for sure, some childhood memories tied to figurinePanini and their beautiful albums. We’d buy them – or better, beg our parents and grandparents to buy them for us –exchange them with one another to …

The city of Rome has more than 2,000 years of history (assumed to have been founded on April 21, 753 BC) and it is full of ancient, or very old (historic) buildings, churches and monuments. The whole world knows the …

Last May, a super talented Italian designer created looks for Jennifer Lopez on the occasion of The Global Citizen VAX Live Concert in Inglewood, California. He sketched a Cavalli minidress for her performance. J. Lo was so divine in that custom-made …

Luca is a tribute to Italy, its atmospheres and scents, in particular to those of the Italian Riviera where director Enrico Casarosa, 49, spent long summers during his childhood and adolescence. Pasta with pesto and sea breeze, the warm colors …

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Whether creating elaborate window displays, winning awards at flower shows, or helping launch the Italian Commercial Club a century ago, the Rosaia Brothers – Palmiro, Felix and George – brought energy, determination and, above all, a sense of beauty to …

Luca is a cartoon, but a beautiful, modern one, that can charm adults, as well as children. It is deep, it offers emotions and ideas that go well beyond a tale for those – our young ones – who still …

The ancient city of Rome is famous for many historic monuments (which many tourists line up to visit every year), but sometimes, some real antique monuments are seen by looking down, and not admiring upwards. A feature of the city …

When he was asked to launch a traditional Italian flour on the American market, dominated by local products, Lorenzo Guidi was a little skeptical at first but, deep in his heart, he knew he was the right man to embark …

Luca is a tribute to Italy, its atmospheres and scents, in particular to those of the Italian Riviera where director Enrico Casarosa, 49, spent long summers during his childhood and adolescence. Pasta with pesto and sea breeze, the warm colors …

“Sport marks a nation’s history indelibly, and every generation has its own memories of it.” Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi made some examples, when he received the Italian national soccer team the day after its victory in the European Cup: …

Seattle’s Italian Cultural Center opens after months of planning After months of planning and hard work, fueled by the efforts of many volunteers, Casa Italiana—Italian Cultural Center officially opened on May 29, 2021.  When fully realized, the new Italian cultural …

Lorenzo Ortona came to California to serve as Consul General of Italy in San Francisco five years ago, bringing his wife, journalist Sheila Pierce, and his two children, Sofia and Luca along. The time for a goodbye just arrived and …

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