For people like me with an interest in cultural traditions, the island of Sardinia is one of Italy’s most fascinating spots.  In many ways, landing on Sardinia feels like stepping into an idyllic Arcadia that—as if by magic—has passed unnoticed by modern civilization. Left alone by invaders, untouched even by the Renaissance, Sardinia’s traditional...

L’emigrazione sarda negli Stati Uniti ed il suo portato culturale sono state portate in primo piano a Los Angeles in occasione dell’Italian Heritage Day. Ieri mattina, nella prestigiosa ricorrenza promossa dalla municipalità della capitale californiana, l’assessore regionale del Lavoro Virginia Mura è stata ricevuta con il consigliere regionale Mar...

Located off the north-western tip of Sardinia, the 20-square-mile island of Asinara is a national park and a marine reserve covered by thick Mediterranean scrub and inhabited by the little albino donkeys, a protected species thought to be native to Asinara, who give the name to the island (donkey in Italian is ‘asino’). Because of its historical is...

Autumn in Italy means good food, great wine, and gorgeous colours. But where are the best spots to visit during the cooler months? Here are eight great destinations for an autumn getaway. Langhe, Piedmont. About an hour from Turin, this corner of Italy is great for wine, cheese, and truffles, the staples of an Italian autumn menu. Look out for the...

We are excited to invite WE the Italians' readers to an upcoming benefit concert by Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, the orchestra and choir of the famed Cagliari Opera in Sardinia, to the Basilica. Please see the information about the concert and historical background below. We hope you will be able to share this with your readers on the website and Fac...

Many observers of Italy often presume that the nation's origins can be traced back to ancient Rome. And while the Romans undoubtedly had a huge influence on a lot of what came after, earlier civilizations made their own key contributions. The myth of the abandoned brothers Romulus and Remus, that lies behind the foundation of ancient Rome, is often...

From walls depicting shepherd revolts in Sardinia, epics of Saint Francis in Umbria, painted archways in Emilia Romagna or racing cyclists in Lombardy, there's plenty of art in some of Italy's lesser-known streets. It's the land of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelangelo. Yet beyond the walls of Italy's majestic galleries in cities like Rome...

Fine, white sand, breathtaking panoramas, waters that range from hues of azure to turquoise, and one of the most beautiful seascapes of the entire Mediterranean: welcome to Stintino, renowned touristic destination on Sardinia’s northwestern extremity, in the Province of Sassari.

S'intitola “Let Me Try” (letteralmente “Lasciami provare”) lo spettacolo de L'Effimero Meraviglioso in collaborazione con Kataklisma Teatro e Alessandra Corona Performing Works in cartellone venerdì 14 e sabato 15 settembre alle 20 al Gelsey Kirkland Center of the Arts di Brooklyn a New York. La pièce multimediale interpretata da 13 giovani artisti...

Kobrand Corporation, a leading wine and spirits importer of a distinguished portfolio of hand-selected brands from around the world, will host the seventh annual “Kobrand Tour d’Italia.” The four-city tour presents the world’s most iconic Italian wine brands and principals. Trade and consumer tastings held in each city will explore the elite Italia...