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...

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...

Una ricerca condotta in Calabria dal professor Emanuele Greco, direttore della Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene, e dalla sua équipe nel sito di "Casa Bianca", nell'ambito dell'area archeologica di Sibari (Cosenza), ha permesso il rinvenimento di un santuario costruito intorno al 50 d.C. e dedicato alle divinità egizie di Iside e Serapide, il c...

by Claudia Astarita   The European Commission has recently approved the 2014-2020 Operative National Programme devoted to 14 metropolitan Italian cities. The main goals the intervention pursues are in the field of digital agenda, energetic efficiency, sustainable mobility and social inclusion.   The targeted cities are located in the...

Si è svolto presso i locali della Camera di Commercio di Reggio Calabria un importante incontro istituzionale tra i principali rappresentanti di Union Camere Calabria, del mondo imprenditoriale, delle attività produttive e della "American Chamber of Commerce". L'American Chamber of Commerce è una organizzazione privata affiliata alla "Chamber of C...