Friday, October 2, 2015, 6pm  The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute: 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, N.Y. 10036 Calabria guerriera e ribelle (Calabria, Warrior and Rebel) by Giampiero Mele   A cliché has it that Calabria's history is always in transit. Spartacus and Hannibal had gone to Calabria no...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   It is one of the most populated provinces in Italy and the eighth for extension. With its 367 miles of coast, the Province of Cosenza occupies 44.1% of the surface of Calabria, essentially the entire central and northern part of the region. Calabria's singular landscape...

WTI Magazine #73    2015 November 27Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   The Regional Natural Parco delle Serre in Calabria covers an area of 17,687 hectares (211,534 square yards) and also includes the area of Lake Angitola. Slopes and hills covered with forests characterize the landscape. Between the mountains, the park en...

Gli assessori regionali all'internazionalizzazione e all'agricoltura, Luigi Fedele e Michele Trematerra, hanno accolto – informa una nota dell'ufficio stampa della Giunta - i numerosi ospiti all'interno del moderno spazio espositivo della Regione Calabria al Summer Fancy Food, la più importante fiera nord americana del "food&beverage" che, ques...

Students on an archaeological dig near the southern Italian town of Monasterace have uncovered an important and ancient mosaic, authorities said Tuesday. The large mosaic, likely of ancient Greek origins, was discovered near another major find announced last fall by archaeologist Francesco Cuteri.   Cuteri says he is pleased that students f...

by Salvatore Settis   The popularity of the Riace bronzes dates back to December 1981, when -- displayed for the first time in Florence in an exhibition scheduled for just three weeks -- they were discovered by the general public; this established their reputation and caused the exhibition to be extended until June 24.   That prompted...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   For its a catalog, Alessi presented "Souvenir d'Italie", a new line between the Alessi "Figures": a tribute to Italy that from May to October will host the Expo 2015. Five figurines in decorated porcelain, each a symbol of a different aspect of the Italian charac...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Basilicata region is crossed by the Pollino mountain range (which extends to Calabria). Here there is a magnificent Park where you can walk among the wild and unspoiled nature, observing animals and birds of prey, and also learn about local customs and traditions...

Il Consiglio di Amministrazione della Camera di Commercio Americana in Italia ha deliberato l'apertura della rappresentanza regionale della Calabria e reso pubblica la nomina ufficiale dell'Avvocato Paolo Zagami come responsabile per la Regione Calabria durante l'ultima Assemblea Ordinaria tenutasi nel Padiglione USA all'Expo di Milano.  ...

An interdisciplinary team of Ph.D. students from the University of California, San Diego, recently spent time at archaeological sites in the southern Italian region of Calabria, and they came away with a newfound respect for the daily routine of uncovering the past – and a better understanding of how to safeguard archaeological sites and artifacts...