Gli studi italoamericani diventano un ponte tra l'Italia e l'America e da New York attraversano l'Atlantico per arrivare in Calabria. Un incontro che si concretizza in un accordo tra il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute del Queens College (CUNY) e l'Università della Calabria.   A firmare l'accordo sono stati, lunedì 6 ottobre, nell...

Twenty college students from across the nation will participate in the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses-paid educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students to Italy. Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the tour will visit Italy's Calabria region from May 26...

A feature length documentary film about Southern Italian culture told through its indigenous folk music. The film focuses on how these traditions are dealing with the rapid changes in local economy and the homogenizing effect globalization has on local culture.   Filmed by an Italian-American rediscovering his family's roots, the film takes...

Il nostro presidente, l'Ispettore Capo della Polizia di Stato Sergio Cirelli, è stato invitato a Padula dal Segretario dell'Associazione Internazionale Joe Petrosino, Enrico Tepedino. L'Ispettore ha visitato la Casa-Museo del famoso poliziotto Joe Petrosino, nel cuore del centro Padulese, retto dal pronipote Nino Melito Petrosino.   Accolto...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundOriginally from Peru, the Patata della Sila was introduced by the Spanish, who first brought it to Galicia and then their domains in Italy. From here, it began to spread throughout all of Europe in the sixteenth century. Native to the Andes, the Pa...

By Alex Gecan   Mayor Mario Bria, of Rose, Italy, first visited Stamford in 1999. The city has changed a lot since then, he said. Bria spent an hour Tuesday with Mayor David Martin, trading gifts and pastries as representatives of a new "sister city" arrangement.   Rose, which lies close to the southern tip of Italy in the Calabr...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   Since my journey through the Italian wine world includes all 20 regions in Italy today I cover one we haven't discussed yet, Calabria. Calabria is located at the toe of the boot separated from Sicily by the Strait of Messina. It's surrounded by the Ion...

Have you ever wondered what it's like to conduct onsite genealogical research in Italy? Well, the wait is over. Just tune in to GENEALOGY ROADSHOW on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 @ 8:00 PM ET on PBS. We've got something special in store for those of you with an interest in Italy and Italian genealogy. ORIGINS ITALY Founder Mary M. Tedesco will host a...

Italian and U.S. agents broke up a major cocaine trafficking network between Central America, the United States and Europe Thursday, detaining 13 Italians suspected of links to organised crime, police said. Italy's elite SCO police and FBI agents captured the men as they slept in their homes in the southern Calabria region and detained them on...

by Krista Dossetti   Rosetta Constantino has something to celebrate. In just two short months, she will be marking the 10-year anniversary of her Calabrese-inspired cooking classes, Cooking with Rosetta.   Prior to our formal interview, I was invited to attend one of Rosetta's classes on a Friday night in mid-June. I made the trek to...