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...

by Mary Tedesco   Exploring and finding our Italian family history helps us not only to understand our ancestors, but also to understand and appreciate ourselves. It is an incredible journey. Some will strive to trace their tree back to the Roman Emperor Constantine while others simply want to discover the names of their great grandparents....

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Historical backgroundA cross between bitter oranges and mandarins, Clementines may have originated from Algeria. According to one of the most credible hypotheses, their name refers to Father Clément Rodier on Misserghin, who grew them in his orchard. Though grown in It...

Davide Zicchinella, the mayor of Sellia, in the province of Catanzaro, signed the decree on Wednesday, which stated "it is forbidden to get sick in the town." The decree comes as part of Zicchinella's bid to save the town from extinction, by incentivizing residents to take care of their health.   The decree called on all 537 of the town...

The Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program is sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation. This all-expenses paid trip for Italian American students covers round-trip airfare between Italy and America and 10 days of programs.   PURPOSE   To strengthen the Italian American identity by bonding young Italian-Am...

Il Teatro della Ginestra di Cosenza presenta, a New York, nell'ambito del festival "In Scena" il suo storico spettacolo "Jennu brigannu. Storie di briganti calabresi" scritto da Vincenza Costantino e interpretato da Dante de Rose, Manolo Muoio ed Ernesto Orrico.   "Jennu brigannu" andrà in scena domenica 16 Giugno al DiCapo Opera (184 East 7...

Marche, Calabria, Veneto; three of the regions of Italy introduced themselves to Californian tour operators and potential travelers, bringing a little of their atmosphere to Los Angeles. Marche and Calabria were the special guests of this year's edition of the COMITEL workshop at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, created to introduce local tour...

This three-week summer program, to be held for the second year in a row at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) takes place June 13 through July 1 and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives.   This is the second y...