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Italian-Americans are a large, well-distributed group in the US. Traditionally, they worked their way up in politics, economics, society, sciences, but also in culture, education, the arts, cinema, and sports. They contributed to the growing prestige Italy has been enjoying …

Some people are bound to leave a mark. They are able to change their life, transforming it so much it turns into the life of others. Throughout years and continents, in the worst places on earth, Gino Strada’s project was …

L’Italo-Americano could launch an international prize in Italian identity. And we could do it with good reason, considering we’ve been promoting and giving voice to Italian culture, language, identitarian dimension, and the immense heritage of the Italian-American community for 113 …

“Italian cuisine is tradition, quality, creativity, but also innovation, wellbeing, and sustainability.” With these words, Italian Ambassador to the US Mariangela Zappia introduced the sixth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an initiative promoted by the …

Sometimes, we take everything for granted, because we don’t ask ourselves the simplest questions. This year’s Olympics have been troubled: first they were postponed, then heavily contested in their organizing country, because of the many difficulties and fears brought by …


According to Vogue, green is the trendiest color for the 2021-22  fall-winter season. We are all invited to feel comfortable with a nuance we would “usually” associate to spring. Maybe it’s  because we are all somehow waiting for a renaissance, …

This year, Italy celebrates the 160th anniversary of the Unification and 160 years of diplomatic relations with the US. Our countries became diplomatic partners on the 13th of April 1861, when Italy was still a Kingdom and reconfirmed their partnership …

The sixth Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, promoted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, along with the consular network and the Sistema Italia, is not only a panoramic shot of our recipes and of the products …

It’s curious to realize how we can actually see the evolution of society in a chair. If you do what the people at Milan’s  Supersalone  2021 did, putting 170 of them one after the other, you can even delve deeper …

 Every family has its own Christmas traditions, but in Italy, the holiday season in its entirety, including non-religious celebrations, loves desserts. From Milan’s Panettone to Verona’s Pandoro, from Piedmont’s Tronchetto di Natale to Bologna’s Panspeziale, from Siena’s Panforte to Lazio’s …


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