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...

In Calabria, new hospitality formulas are breathing life into forgotten areas: the region's first "virtual hotel" has opened in the historic center of Belmonte Calabro, on the Tyrrhenian coast. The complex, made of 14 houses and 44 beds, has transformed the abandoned village into an alternative tourist resort, open all year.   "Between...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The name Tropea alone signals (to Italians and foreigners alike) sun, sea and unforgettable sceneries. This splendid setting lies within the Provice of Vibo Valentia, along the Coast of the Gods, also known as the "Beautiful Coast" (Costa Bella) for its inspiring pan...

When Giuseppe "Joe" Scalzo talks about Ciao Bella, his Tuscan-inspired restaurant, his passion for creating soul-satisfying dishes comes through. The Calabria, Italy-born Scalzo discovered that passion for cooking while working at a small restaurant in Florence, Italy—and then brought it to the U.S.   After studying international business at...

The University of Rhode Island is expanding an international engineering program to Italy. The university announced Friday that it has signed an agreement with the University of Calabria allowing URI engineering students to spend a semester at the university before pursuing a six-month internship.   URI's international engineering program i...

di Ilaria Calabrò   Per la prima volta in Calabria arriva il nuovissimo progetto nato dall'incontro di tre fra gli interpreti più significativi della scena musicale nazionale contemporanea: la voce suggestiva e ipnotica di Emidio Clementi, fondatore dei Massimo Volume, si intreccia alle note della chitarra e del synth di Corrado Nuccini unen...