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Terra Madre, Salone del Gusto, Turin, Slow Food, Italian food, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto get together: an unforgettable food experience in Turin

In 1986 Carlo Petrini founded the organization Slow Food to resist the opening of a McDonald’s near the Spanish Steps in Rome. Three years later, in...
Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture, Unesco, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Matera selected as 2019 European Capital of Culture

On October 17th, a panel of 13 independent experts responsible for assessing Italian cities competing for the title of European Capital of Culture in...
International Rome Film Festival, Italian cinema, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

International Rome Film Festival celebrates its 9th year

Every October for the past nine years, the International Rome Film Festival, or Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma, has taken place in the...
La Moka, Coffe Machine, Coffe Maker, Bialetti, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

An exhibition dedicated to the father of the Italian coffee machine, la Moka

What would Italy be without “ il caffé” ? Coffee wasn’t invented in Italy, but certainly Italy has created such a unique and powerful coffee culture...
Italian language, Dante Alighieri, Latin, Dialects, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Origins and evolution of the Italian language

Many people around the world today want to learn Italian. Some because they have Italian origins, maybe their grand parents were Italian; others...
University of Bologna, Italian Education, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

University of Bologna: the world’s oldest university still one of its best

For the last decade, the QS Global Academy Advisory Board, through its QS World University Rankings, has helped millions of ambitious students choose...
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Ferrari, Italian car, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo leaves Ferrari after 23 years of great success

Like many great stories, it starts in a little garage. In 1928, Enzo Ferrari formed Scuderia Ferrari, literally "Ferrari Stable", and usually used to...
Villages in Italy, Italian Festival, Travel, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

“The most beautiful villages in Italy” festival celebrates its 9th edition

Lovere is a lovely little town in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, placed at the northwest end of Lake Iseo and surrounded by a semicircle of...
Italian harvest, September, Greek myth, Wine, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Italian September harvest: a tradition with roots in a Greek myth

In Greek mythology, Dionysus was the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness and religious ecstasy. He was also known as...
Bronzi di Riace, Calabria, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Riace Bronzes at the center of a national controversy

On a hot Summer day in 1972 Stefano Mariottini, close to the end of his vacation in Monasterace, decided to go snorkeling before returning to his...