Liguria in northwest Italy has retained its title as the region with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches this year as the total number of resorts to be given the prestigious eco-label for cleanliness and sustainability continues to climb, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said on Tuesday.   In 2015 Italy can...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership, including its Chairman, Joseph V. Del Raso, President John M. Viola, and executive committee, will travel to Italy June 6-12, 2013. The Foundation's Mission to Italy will bring together board members, business leaders and local government officials to discuss key issues influencing cultura...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   Like many wine producing areas within Italy, grapes that were native to a region over the years were replaced with grape varieties that were more productive for winemakers. In Calabria, wines that were blended were always prefe...

Please join us on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Calandra Institute for a series of presentations and entertainments examining and celebrating contemporary Calabrian culture. Poetry readings, historical and sociological discussions, and two film screenings are just a sampling of the schedule for a full day's immersion in all things Calabrese. L...

Dal profondo Sud dell'Italia a Palo Alto in California, con l'orgoglio delle radici. Emigranti di successo. Il coraggio delle sfide. Con la voglia di fare bene. E di riuscire. Protagonisti due fratelli di Scalea (Cosenza) e un amico di Ginosa Marina (Taranto). Si sono messi insieme ed hanno aperto un ristorante nella Silicon Valley. Affari d'oro. U...

2014 is the year to see the Riace Bronzes: the ancient bronzes made their return to Reggio Calabria's National Archaeological Museum on December 6th, and will soon be on view to the public (official date as yet unannounced). The Riace Bronzes are two bronze Greek-style statues slightly over 6 ft tall (205 cm and 198 cm), of either Greek, Magna Gra...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School is a three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) that takes place June 15th through July 3rd. The Summer School is designed to introduce participants to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to...

La Regione Calabria e l'Unioncamere hanno pubblicato una "MANIFESTAZIONE DI INTERESSE", rivolta alle aziende dell'agroalimentare calabrese, a partecipare al 37° GALA ANNUALE della National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), che si terrà a Washington, Hilton Hotel, i giorni 12 e 13 ottobre 2012.La Regione Calabria, Dipartimento Internazionalizzazio...

by Jeannine Guilyard "Black Souls" (Anime nere) is the latest Italian film to make its way to American shores, and it's being warmly embraced by our critics and audiences. The title is appropriate for the tone of the film. It is very dark indeed. Its characters are trapped in a world dominated by organized crime. But "Black Souls" is not your typi...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The liquorice plant was most likely imported to Calabria by the Greeks around 700 BC. These places have the ideal microclimate and habitat that allowed the development of a different ecotype, as shown by the genetic mapping that allows its differentiation from liquorice c...