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D.I.V.E., Los Angeles, Italian women, Margherita Hack, Elena Pierpaoli, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The D.I.V.E. of L.A. honored talented Italian women of yesterday and today, from Margherita Hack to Elena Pierpaoli

The International Women’s Day is their day, and the D.I.V.E. of Los Angeles celebrated it with an exquisite dinner at the Skylight Gardens in...
 Italian women, Festa della Donna,Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Honoring great Italian women and their contribution to the society

The Italian society has usually been identified as matriarchal and, as a matter of fact, there are many powerful Italian women who call the shots not...
Giorgio Moroder, Italian musica, DaftPunk, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Music legend Giorgio Moroder returns to the spotlight

Age is a state of mind. We all know that, but only some of us are really capable of acting accordingly. After over 30 years, the Italian producer and...
Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, Director Valeria Rumori, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

A conversation with IIC Director Valeria Rumori

Valeria Rumori took office as new director of the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles a few months ago. With a strong determination to build...
Milena Canonero, Oscar, Budapest Hotel, Italian Elegance, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Milena Canonero: Oscar to the Italian Elegance

The power of the Oscars is in their celebration not only of world famous actors, but also of all the amazing professionals who work behind the scene...
Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion, Art Fest, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The 10th Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion, and Art Fest opened in L.A.

Anniversaries are a celebration of continuity and success, and the 10th edition of the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion, and Art Festival is no...
Venice Carnival, costumes, gondola rides, scenery, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Venice Carnival: costumes, gondola rides and a breathtaking scenery

In the historical Maritime Republic of Venice, Carnival represents a very special festivity, dedicated to artistic traditions and creativity. Over...
The Italian Americans, documentary, history, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Italian Americans: a new documentary series to shed light on our own history

“My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too.” Screenwriter, director, and producer John...
Sergio Mattarella, 12th President, Italian Republic, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Sergio Mattarella begins his mandate as 12th President of the Italian Republic

Two years after the election to his second mandate – something unprecedented in Italy’s history -, the President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano...
Carnival Season, Italy, Viareggio, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Carnival Season kicks off in Italy

“A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale!” Anything goes at Carnival, Italians say. It doesn’t matter if you are a celebrity, a politician, or even the Pope,...