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  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   An exceptional historic testimony to Magna Graecia's presence in this area, as well as to subsequent epochs, the archaeological site at Agrigento, in Sicily, was inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. The remains from the...

An Italian court Thursday reinstated the murder conviction of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the stabbing death of Knox's roommate, the latest twist in a dramatic, long-running case that is likely to be appealed again.   Knox, who was in Seattle while the court verdict was reached Thursday night in Florence, was sentenced to 28 1/2 years, wh...

American art deco, streamline, Machine Age, mid-century modern and op/pop furnishings, fashion, architecture and art will share the spotlight with Italian Futurism and Memphis designs next weekend in Sharonville.   The 20th annual 20th Century Cincinnati, the biggest and best show of its kind in the region, will feature 75 national dealers s...

Il Festival di Sanremo ha aperto i battenti agli italiani d'America. A Casa Sanremo, il 19 febbraio è stato presentato il Festival della Canzone italiana di New York, alla sua settima edizione che si terrà nella Grande Mela il 21 settembre, condotto da Benedetta Rinaldi e trasmesso in mondovisione su Rai Italia e in diretta dall'emittente radiofoni...

Il ministro dell'Interno, Angelino Alfano, lunedì 17 e martedì 18 marzo, sarà negli Stati Uniti, per una serie d'incontri istituzionali, a New York e Washington. In particolare, lunedì 17 marzo, il ministro Alfano sarà a New York. Alle ore 09.00 visiterà il Ground Zero e incontrerà la stampa.   Read more   Source: http://ww...

Del Conca, a ceramic tile manufacturer based in Italy, celebrated the opening of its new $50-million facility in the Sugarlimb Industrial Park in the city of Loudon on Wednesday. Exactly one year since breaking ground, the company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and thanked state and local officials for their help in establishing the new facility....

University students in the United States say they love Italy and would like to study here, to better sample its food and because they love Italian fashion, according to a survey presented Thursday.   According to the poll conducted by the Italy-USA Foundation and Loyola University in Chicago, 99.03% of students polled who had never travelled...

La cucina povera. Often translated as "the food of the poor," the term seems unlikely to make mouths water or inspire serious foodies to blow their vacation budget on a cooking course.   But in and around the city of Lecce, deep in Italy's heel, a crop of culinary schools and solo cooking teachers is encouraging travelers to embrace this tra...

Alfa Romeo is about to go through a new restructuring process. As a result of this, it will come out from under the wing of the Fiat Chrysler group and become a brand unto itself.   The news comes from the folks at Automotive News, who spoke with sources within the Italian-American corporations.   Read more   Source: http:...

NIAF is proud to be one of the sponsors of this year's Feast in honor of Madonna Del Sacro Monte, Saturday, May 31 at Holy Face Monastery in Clifton, New Jersey. www.madonnadelsacromonteusa.com   On Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., there will be celebrated at the beautiful Holy Face Monastery, 1697 Route 3, Clifton, New Jersey, a Solem...

The government of Italy will bestow its prestigious Ufficiale nell'Ordine al Merito decoration on Italian American Museum (IAM) president Joseph V. Scelsa, it was announced by Natalia Qunitavalle, the Italian Consul General in New York. A formal ceremony will take place at the Italian Consulate in New York City on Monday, June 2, 2014. The Order o...

Italian restaurant Bocce is now open in the old Inforzato's space on Davis Street, reports Oak Cliff Advocate (adjacent to dive bar Oak Cliff Social Club).   Despite its name, Bocce does not actually have a bocce ball court (you'll have to go to San Salvaje, Bryan Street Tavern or Vagabond to play that), but it does have an expansive menu of...