WTI Magazine #69    2015 October, 2Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The origins of the salumi tradition in Calabria probably date back to the times of the Greek colonisation of the Ionic Coast and the cultural and artistic splendour of Ancient Greece. It is a three thousand year old tradition, though the oldest written account comes cour...

The public is invited to attend the 2015 Celebrazione Italiana at 5 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road. The event celebrates Italian-American heritage and raises funds in support of the educational partnership between UW-Parkside and the University of Calabria in Calabria, Italy.   The 2015 Celebraz...

by Jerry Finzi   In a land ravaged by earthquakes, floods and volcanoes from time to time, it's no wonder that in Italy, one will occasionally discover one of the many Ghost Towns... Perched high on a rocky outcrop, with buildings precariously built under overhanging cliffs, is the beautiful remains of Pentedattilo, a village in southern Cal...

Il 5 maggio, prima domenica del mese, Rocca di Neto, piccola cittadina calabrese della provincia di Crotone, era in festa in onore della Madonna di Setteporte, patrona della città. Da questa parte del mondo, lo stesso giorno erano in festa anche altri Rocchitani. Al Sand Castle di Franklin Square a New York (come di consuetudine della comunità Rocc...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Various historical and bibliographic sources attribute the introduction of the onion in the Mediterranean basin, and especially Calabria, before the Phoenicians and after the Greeks. The plots of land adjacent to the coast of Calabria had the ideal soil and climate conditi...

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...