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The IIC venue hosted an exquisite journey through the flavors and colors of the 20 Italian regions

Full house at the IIC for a gastronomic journey throughout Italy

In the months of May and June, the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles will dedicate a series of events, round tables, screenings, and other...
Cecilia Alemani

Young Italians and the Arts: A talk with Curator Cecilia Alemani

They call it brain drain, the latest plague that affects our modern societies, including the Italian one. But is it really a plague? In a globalized...
The Italian Pavilion at the 2015 Universal Exposition in Milan is a mirror of the country excellence in food and art. It consists of Palazzo Italia, four temporary structures, and the Lake Arena

Expo 2015 kicks off in Milan: discovering the Italian Pavilion

The 2015 Universal Exposition is now kicking off in a completely restyled city of Milan, Italy. For at least six more months, the whole world will be...
Pietro's Italy can design a customized trip around the travelers' wish list and luxurious standards. Photo Brant Brogan

Pietro Navarra’s Pursuit of Happiness: creating Oscar-winning vacations to Italy

This story begins in San Venanzio di Galiera, a small village outside Bologna in Emilia Romagna region. Pietro Navarra - today also known as Mr...
Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the famed Ferrari brand car company

The life and legacy of Italian icon Enzo Ferrari from Maranello to Hollywood

American actor Robert De Niro’s next big screen role is all over the news. Last week he announced in an interview with the Italian newspaper Il...
Los Angeles San Antonio Winery’s 100-year old history

Family and hard work: the foundations of San Antonio Winery’s 100-year old history

Hidden in the heart of Los Angeles, which decades ago was home to Little Italy, an authentic Italian family business has been thriving, growing in...
The spiritual complexity of Aquileia’s historical mosaics

The spiritual complexity of Aquileia’s historical mosaics

What makes Italy a unique travel destination? Among other qualities is the fact that its rich artistic and architectural heritage is spread all...
Gualtiero-Marchesi, chef, Italian cuisine, Expo, Milan, 2015

Gualtiero Marchesi: the chef who reinvented the Italian cuisine

In the upcoming months the world’s attention will be focused on healthy nutrition with Expo Milan 2015 and, consequently, on the Italian cuisine...
Ambassador of Italy, Claudio Bisogniero, Los Angeles, West Coast, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Ambassador of Italy to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero visited Los Angeles and the West Coast

From the Embassy’s magnificent headquarters in Washington D.C., Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero traveled to the West Coast on his official...

Andrea Carandini digs up Italy’s hidden treasures

Countless historical and artistic treasures, deeply rooted in the territory, are Italy’s most valuable assets. Both this unique heritage and the...

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