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  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   One of the most beautiful parts of Italy I have been to is the Valle d'Aosta or Aosta Valley, the tip of northwestern Italy. The wine I'm sharing with you today comes from the Grosjean winery. Doesn't sound very Italian at all, does it? That's because the...

L’on. Fucsia Nissoli (Pi) l’11 marzo scorso ha partecipato, a Roma, assieme al Vice Ministro dell’Agricoltura, Andrea Olivero, alla serata “Sapori mediterranei sotto le stelle”, in cui oltre a promuovere l’agroalimentare italiano all’estero, sono state premiate le eccellenze sia artistiche che della produzione agricola legata alla dieta mediterrane...

An Italian music-focused Kickstarter rival, Musicraiser, is opening offices in London and New York. To date, the crowdfunding platform has matched funding to over 500 projects, helping artists raise more than €1.6m.   Musicraiser was founded in 2012 by Italian musician Giovanni Gulino, of the band Marta Sui Tubi. It allows musicians to...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   The year in the engine competitions could not have started better for our colors: the green, the white but above all the Red. Indeed, a single triumphant Sunday has seen the comeback of two Italian legends: Ferrari, after almost two years, with his new drive...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a professional non profit theatre company for family audiences, will open it's exciting new musical panto "Cinderella Italiano!" on Friday, April 24th at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford.   It will play weekend performances through May 9th. "Cinderella Italiano!" is a big, fat, itali...

Many children and grandchildren of immigrants have only dreamed of returning to their ancestral birthplaces. But U.S. Ambassador to Italy and Leechburg High School graduate John Phillips and his brothers were able to pay a visit last fall to the small towns of Frisanco and Poffabro in northeastern Italy, where their grandparents grew up. &nbs...

IDaCo is a platform and a container for the works of Italian artists or with an Italian component that succeed in creating unique and original scenic paths through body awareness, movement and contemporary visual arts.   The project is curated and produced by FLUSSO dance project in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in New Yo...

The Sons of Italy of Norwalk will hold its annual Marconi Scholarship Dinner at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Chatham Manor. The scholarship fund was established in 1965 for deserving high school graduates of Italian descent pursuing four year degree programs.   This year's recipients are David Newsom and Jessica Somma who will receive $4,0...

As part of its 120th anniversary celebrations, Lavazza is launching the most extensive international communication campaign in its history. Titled, "Lavazza, There's More to Taste," the international campaign will include the Italian coffee company's first broadcast push in the U.S. market.   Developed by the Y&R Italia advertising agenc...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) was trading 1.23 percent lower this morning despite having announced that it sold 4 percent more vehicles in March 2015 compared to a year earlier, setting a new US record for the company.   FCA's success in North America, where it sold 202,227 vehicles, beating analysts' expectations by 2.6 percent, com...

The sights, sounds and aromas of Italian food and fun will fill one downtown Indy block this weekend. The Italian Street Festival kicks off Friday evening at Indy's Holy Rosary Catholic Church.   Volunteers have spent weeks prepping the red sauce, meatballs, Italian sausage and decadent homemade desserts. The festival will sell 800 gall...

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation of Washington, D.C., dedicated to the education of the children of Calabria, Italy, held its annual award ceremony and reception on June 19, at the Principessa Hotel in Campora San Giovani, Cosenza, Italy.   At the ceremony, 148 academic scholarships have been awarded to students from the Region of Cal...