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On December 15, 1964, the first Italian satellite, San Marco 1, was launched by an Italian crew using an American Scout rocket from Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, US as a part of the San Marco Program. After that, Italy became the third …

As we await to find out if the short film Grazie Michele will make it to the final selection phase for the 2024 Oscars, we at L’Italo-Americano have interviewed director Rosario Errico. “The short film highlights the capability, intelligence, and …

Journalist and screenwriter, publishing and digital media expert, lover of comics, technology and the innovations it brings. Gianfranco Cordara has a very long and intense career behind him that began at the world’s most famous animation company, Walt Disney Animation. …

The famous Medici Chapels in the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence are the resting place of the illustrious Medici family, visited by thousands of tourists every day. All the most notable Medicis are buried inside the New Sacristy, designed …

Not only is she the youngest Rose Queen ever, but Naomi Stillitano is also the first Italian to hold the title.  She was crowned the 135th Rose Queen during a ceremony at the Tournament House steps in Pasadena, led by Alex Aghajanian, President of …

While touring in New Zealand in 2018, Cher took a break from rehearsing and decided to go get some of her favorite treat, gelato. So she chose The Giapo Store in Auckland, an ice cream shop owned by an Italian gelato-maker, Giapo Grazioli. The 77-year-old …

It is called Casa I Wonder, and it’s a meeting place where people exchange ideas about films and cultivate working relationships within the film industry. What makes it special? The meetings take place in an actual house, featuring a spacious …

The first 2024 cover of The New Yorker was designed by Italian illustrator Bianca Bagnarelli. Titled Deadline, it depicts the plight of those who find themselves having to work even during the holidays. Born in 1988, Bagnarelli spent a year studying comics and illustration …

After six nominations, Paul Giamatti has won the third Golden Globe of his career. During the 81st Golden Globes Awards ceremony held, as usual, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell presented Giamatti with the award for his …

 “Cathedral, Mountain, Moon” has been selected by NASA as the Astronomical Picture of the Day for December 25, 2023. The photo was taken by a young photographer from Piedmont, Valerio Minato, originally from the province of Biella and, since 2005, a resident of …