Carefully tucked away in an envelope with my mother’s belongings is a photo of her as a young woman. She is leaning against a terrace. Behind her, the sun is setting over the azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, its fiery glow illuminating Santa Maria dell’Isola, a fairytale-like church perched on a rocky promontory. Growing up, I would sit and star...

Tuesday, November 27th (2pm—4pm PST) Lake Wildwood Community Center, 11255 Cottontail Way, Penn Valley, CA 95946. Cultural Presentation - Karen Haid, award-winning author of Calabria: The Other Italy, will share the beauties and wonders of Calabria, a fascinating region at the heart of the Mediterranean, to Lake Wildwood members and guests on Novem...

With more than 1.5 million hectares of protected areas (equal to 5% of the national terrain), the 24 Italian national parks make up the country’s green heart. Inside the protected areas nature and its life cycles are preserved and passed down from generation to generation by means of environmental education, initiatives and events that take place a...

The goodness of Calabrian wine has been known since ancient times. One of the testimonies of the distant past, in fact, is contained in a Greek text of the fourth century BC which, translated into Latin, reads: "Bruttia quae vestem et vinum multum et optimum mittit" (Bruzio exports clothing and wine abundant and of excellent quality). Other importa...

Phyllis Santucci will be honored as Outstanding Member of the Year at the Calabresi in America’s installation dinner and scholarship awards ceremony on Oct. 13 at The Carlisle in Lombard. A member for 16 years, Santucci has been actively involved in many CIAO events, particularly the group’s annual trip to Calabria. “Phyllis continues to spread the...

Following the New York opening, the best of DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta - Protected Designation of Origin) and IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta - Protected Geographic Indication) Calabrian specialties will conquer Chicago in celebration of the partnership between the Region of Calabria and Eataly. An upcoming event at Eataly Chicago ...

Nella mattinata del 23 settembre 2018 presso l’hotel ristorante Canada a Falerna (Catanzaro) si terrà la presentazione del libro “Joe Petrosino l’incorruttibile” organizzata dall’associazione I.P.A. Calabria XVIII Delegazione – Comitato di Lamezia Terme, referente ed organizzatore dell’evento è il Presidente Rosario Messone. Alla manifestazione sar...

Many observers of Italy often presume that the nation's origins can be traced back to ancient Rome. And while the Romans undoubtedly had a huge influence on a lot of what came after, earlier civilizations made their own key contributions. The myth of the abandoned brothers Romulus and Remus, that lies behind the foundation of ancient Rome, is often...

L’Università della Calabria firma un protocollo con la Delaware Law School degli Stati Uniti d’America. È quanto avvenuto ieri ad Arcavacata di Rende, alla presenza dell’assistente del preside di facoltà, Eileen Grena e della direttrice del corso Pamela Beech, del rettore Gino Crisci, del coordinatore del corso di studi in Giurisprudenza, Enrico Ca...

“Quando ho saputo della vittoria del premio intorno alle 12.00 del 20 aprile mi sono davvero emozionato, tant’è che ho pianto sino alle 15.30 dalla gioia”. Ivano Trombino  è un personaggio vero, senza filtri e senza costruzioni, come i suoi prodotti, liquori rurali di Vecchio Magazzino Doganale. Si racconta così il giorno dopo il successo del premi...