Are you sure you know everything about Carnival in Italy? We will help you with an excursus that goes from the origins, through the typical masks and sweets of the Italian carnival tradition, up to the indication of the most beautiful carnivals in Italy. The origins of Carnival in Italy and beyond are closely linked to religious culture, as they ar...

The Italian Diaspora Studies Writing Seminar -Heritage and Memory 2019 is full. We heartily thank the many people who have expressed interest in the program, and the ones who are signed in our waiting list. Those who are left outside this year will be given priority in the edition of 2020. Welcome on board to our 20 wonderful participants from Aust...

Per il terzo anno consecutivo Lidia Bastianich è la testimonial d’eccezione per la Calabria, capace di galvanizzare l'attenzione della Stampa e degli stakeholders che contano durante l'evento al Jacob Javits Center di Manhattan. Al suo fianco in rappresentanza degli chef calabresi Nino Rossi, che ha ottenuto da poco una stella Michelin. Intorno a l...

Altomonte is a name that shines on the map, a borgo that is hard to forget, made of stairways and alleys going all around the Church della Consolazione, it is the best example of Gothic-Angevin art in Calabria. You can start your visit from the castle of Norman origin (XII century): expanded and restored by its various landowners throughout time, i...

For those dreaming of a golf vacation, Italy offers a number of itineraries that also include the best of wellness, cuisine and art. From north to south, in mountains or at sea, on the Peninsula and off, one can find a wide variety of greens set against spectacular backdrops, and characterized by significant cultural, artistic and enogastronomical...

Le associazioni Club Sannnicolese, Comunità di Filogaso e Mammola social Club di Toronto, presentano la mostra “Paesi di Calabria culture dell’abitare di ieri e di oggi” un progetto finanziato dalla Regione Calabria attraverso il piano annuale degli interventi e la Legge Regionale 54 del 2012, che mira alla valorizzazione e la promozione nel mondo....

Vito Destito, formerly of Clarksburg, passed away on January 20, 2019, in Cotronei, Calabria, Italy. He was born in Italy and moved to America in 1958 to work as a carpenter. Vito is survived by his wife, Maria Iaquinta Destito, whom he married on July 19, 1976. He is also survived by his cousins, Rose and Louie Mazza, Giuliana, GJ, and Nico, Ser...

This was supposed to be a food story. It was supposed to be a story about eating baby anchovies in a stew of Calabrian chilies and spooning spicy, fatty ’nduja sausage onto crunchy bread. I pictured myself sampling this fiery, peculiar food while sitting beside the Tyrrhenian Sea, watching a horizon specked with Old World swordfishing boats. I saw...

As a travel writer, I often get asked, ‘What’s the best place you’ve been to?’ Always a difficult question to answer, I used to say something like, ‘Oh everywhere is different and each has its highlights.’ But more recently, the answer has been Italy. I just can’t get enough of this country. Maybe it’s because I’m dating an Italian, or maybe it’s t...

The University of Calabria’s "Italian Diaspora Studies Seminar" is pleased to launch a new residential Writing seminar on the topic of Cultural Heritage and Memory. It will take place from May 15thto May 29th, 2019 in the National Park of Mount Pollino, with several planned field trips in the surrounding areas of Calabria and Basilicata, including...