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Venice Film Festival, Italian Cinema, Red Carpet, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Celebrating the art of cinema at the 71st Venice Film Festival

On August 27th movie lovers, directors, celebrities, writers, and journalists will take a boat or a “ gondola ” to celebrate cinema. It’s the 71st...
La notte della Taranta, Salento, Puglia, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

“La notte della Taranta” music festival begins in Salento

On August 5th “ La notte della Taranta ” music festival began under the starry sky of Salento, or Apulea, an area in the region of Puglia. It’s one...
Estate Romana, Summer nights, Eternal City, Rome, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

“Estate Romana”, Summer nights in the eternal city among beautiful monuments and sights

As far back as we know, to the days of the ancient empire, it seems that the Romans have been very good at enjoying their free time. Nothing has...
Carabinieri, 200th anniversary, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Carabinieri celebrate their 200th anniversary

On July 13th, 1814 the Carabinieri, Italy’s national military police, was created in Turin by King Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia (Victor Emmanuel I of...
Luce Institute, 90th birthday, Italian Cinema, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Luce Institute celebrates its 90th birthday with “L’immaginario italiano” exhibition

In 1924 the L.U.C.E. Institute (Educational and Cinemato-graphic Union) was founded to narrate Italian history through images, stories and movies...
World Cup 2014, Italian challenges, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Behind the scenes: the unknown Italian challenges and successes in the 2014 World Cup

Unfortunately on June 24th Italy lost 1-0 to Uruguay in their Group D World Cup match. The defeat meant that Italy was eliminated from the 2014 World...
Taormina Film Fest, 1954 - 2014, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

1954 - 2014: Taormina Film Fest celebrates its 60th birthday

In 1954 a group of intellectuals and movie buffs decided to organize a film festival in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy, Sicily. Today...
Michelangelo Buonarroti, Exhibition, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Michelangelo Buonarroti: an exhibition celebrates his genius

On February 18th 1564, Michelangelo Buonarroti died at the age of 88 just three weeks before his 89th birthday. He was a genius, universally...
James Gandolfini, A year from his death, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

James Gandolfini: a year from his death

James Joseph Gandolfini, or maybe we should call him Giacomo Giuseppe Gandolfini, is one of those actors you can’t think about without helping a...
Fundamentals, 2014 Biennale di Venezia, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Fundamentals: 2014 Biennale di Venezia goes straight to the core of architecture

Every two years, on even years, the Venice Biennale of Architecture takes place in Venice in two beautiful locations, the “Giardini” and the “...