Free and open to the public, please RSVP by calling 530-432-3260 Author Karen Haid will present her award-winning book Calabria: The Other Italy along with an illustrated introduction of this lesser known region in the toe of the Italian boot. A book signing will follow. The public is invited to attend and an RSVP is requested. Call 530 432 32...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy boasts many lesser-known yet wonderful small towns where you can breathe a fairy tale atmosphere and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Let Swide lead into a unique journey through the most beautiful little towns you can find in Italy.   From breathtaking landscapes to majestic ar...

The Bronzes of Riace were discovered by Mr Stefano Mariottini, an amateur scuba diver from Rome, during a holiday on the Calabrian coast. They turned out to be one of Italy's most important archeological finds of the last 100 years. The two sculptures look human and divine at the same time, between reality and myth.&nb...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The production of artistic ceramics in the province of Reggio Calabria and, more broadly, across the whole region, is one of the most ancient and upcoming local traditions. Thanks to the perseverance of skilled ceramists, coupled with the resourcefulness of capable you...

A poignant personal account from a child of Calabrian peasants whose lifelong study of Italy unveils the mysteries of this Bel Paese, "Beautiful Land," where artistic genius and political corruption have gone hand in hand from the time of Michelangelo to The Sopranos. The child of Italian immigrants Luzzi straddles these two perspectives to link hi...

The beautiful gardens of Villa Medici, which is home to the French Academy and located in Rome, as well as the English-style gardens of Ninfa near Latina are the top winners of the 2015 edition of the competition called 'The most beautiful park in Italy'.   Among others, Villa Toeplitz in Varese, which is the former country residence of a Ge...

di Camilla Pisani   Dall'università della Calabria arriva una tecnica innovativa per solidificare l'olio di oliva, tramite un processo che si chiama di organogelazione. In questo modo l'olio si potrà spalmare come il burro e arriverà presto sul mercato, a partire dai fast food. Gel Oil è frutto di una rivoluzionaria scoperta nel campo dell'i...

The American University of Rome is set to offer a month-long summer internship immersion program to its students in the picturesque seaside town of Tropea, in the region of Calabria, this summer in association with the Fondazione Calabresi nel Mondo (FCNM).   The aim of the internship program is to expose AUR students to the economical and d...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 81st issue of our online magazine. At We the Italians there's a lot going on. We're working on a complete restyling of our website, which will be ready in September and won't disappoint our readers. In the meantime, on behalf of We the...

The southern Calabria region has been listed by the New York Times as one of 52 places to visit in 2017. The online travel section of the Times included Calabria among its selection of must-see locations, noting that "some of the best meals in Italy aren't found in Rome or Tuscany", but can be savored in the southern region of Calabria. "The...