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Italian researchers, handwriting Homer’s Odyssey, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italian researchers decrypt mysterious handwriting on Homer’s Odyssey

Mysteries to solve and ancient texts to decrypt are always fascinating, aren’t they? And even more so when the stake is $1,000. In 2007, the...
A special “doodle”, 77th anniversary, Cinecittà Studios, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

A special “doodle” celebrates the 77th anniversary of Cinecittà Studios

Hollywood is considered as the cradle of world cinema, but Italy also has its own small version of it: the Cinecittà Studios. Located just a few...
Bread and Chocolate, commemorates Nino Manfredi, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

A restored version of Bread and Chocolate commemorates Nino Manfredi

‘Bread and chocolate’ usually makes people think of their youth, their home, and family traditions dear to the heart. On the contrary, the comedy-...
Hidden treasures, Mozia, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Hidden treasures were brought to light in the little island of Mozia

Sicily is a beautiful land, rich in vineyards producing fine quality wines highly appreciated across the globe. And yet, those vineyards can also...
L’Italo-Americano newspaper, 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

L’Italo-Americano 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at Porter Valley Country Club

Since 2012, L’Italo-Americano has been organizing the Annual Golf Tournament, a fundraiser that gathers together players and enthusiast on the golf...
Azzurri, waiting for Brazil 2014, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

An exhibition celebrates the Azzurri, waiting for Brazil 2014

The United States have football, baseball, basketball. Italy has soccer. Not merely a game, but a symbol of our country worldwide, despite the...
The Hollywood Arts Council, l’italo-americano, George Pennacchio, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The Hollywood Arts Council premia l’italo-americano George Pennacchio

I Charlie Awards sono un evento annuale di raccolta fondi che la corporazione non-profit The Hollywood Arts Council organizza da ormai 28 edizioni, a...
Calendimaggio in Assisi, Festival, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

The festival of Calendimaggio in Assisi: a centenary tradition

Three days of music, contests of skill, and historical reenactments: the annual Calendimaggio festival takes place in Assisi, Umbria region, on the...
New Saints, Eternal City, Pope Canonization, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

New Saints in the Eternal City: Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II

Two of the most popular and beloved Popes in the history of Roman Catholicism, Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II, were declared Saints on April 27...
Il Teatro dell’Opera, il genio verdiano, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Il Teatro dell’Opera e il genio verdiano rivivono all’IIC tra storia e contemporaneità

Come preannunciato in una delle precedenti edizioni, l’inaugurazione della mostra “Tribute to Giuseppe Verdi” tenutasi giovedì 17 aprile presso l’...

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