A vivid fresco depicting an armour-clad gladiator standing victorious as his wounded opponent stumbles gushing blood has been discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy’s culture ministry said Friday. The striking scene in gold, blue and red was uncovered in what experts think was a tavern frequented by gladiators, who fought each other...

“Sono onorata ed emozionata di essere stata premiata dalla Federazione delle Associazioni della Campania negli Usa dinanzi a una sala piena di famiglie che vivono da anni in America con il cuore in Italia, cercando di mantenere forte il senso di appartenenza alla loro terra d’origine e di trasmetterlo ai più giovani. La loro tenacia, il ricordo di...

Tuesday, October 22 • 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now. Sharing chants, rhythms, and sacred songs, accompanied by 12 audio tracks, Alessandra Belloni details how she uses these therapeutic musical practices to heal women and men and shows how these practices can be us...

Sarà presentato venerdì prossimo, 11 ottobre, alle 18.30 presso l’Aula Consiliare del Comune di Cava de’ Tirreni, in provincia di Salerno, il nuovo romanzo che si misura con la scottante tematica dell’emigrazione di ritorno di Giuseppe Foscari, dal titolo “L’Americana”, edito dalla Marlin, la casa editrice di Tommaso e Sante Avagliano. “L’Americana...

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79 it destroyed the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, their inhabitants and their prized possessions – among them a fine library of scrolls that were carbonised by the searing heat of ash and gas. But scientists say there may still be hope that the fragile documents can once more be read thanks to an innovative appr...

Vedi Napoli e poi mori, once you’ve seen Naples, you are free to die. It may sound unsettling at first, but whoever visited the city can testify it is so special, so unique and so precious it could well represent the climax of one’s life, at least when it comes to beauty.  Naples, with its noise that becomes music, its crumbling buildings and majes...

“It takes time to know a place and have the chance to capture the spirit of it as well as provide practical information on what to see and do, how to get around, and tips for organizing an Amalfi Coast vacation,” says Laura Thayer, the author of “Moon Amalfi Coast – With Capri, Naples and Pompeii,” a newly released guidebook by Moon Travel Guides (...

Few things could be as fascinating to the historically minded as Pompeii – a town buried by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Much of what we know about Ancient Rome has come from the artifacts archeologists have discovered under the ash, revealing a host of insights into ancient Roman civilisation. Chief among these is the murals,...

Less than three centuries ago, Naples was the capital of a kingdom, the center of Europe, and in competition with Paris as the chicest capital on the continent. Before the long period of decline that followed Italy’s unification, visitors—especially the British—headed to Naples for decadent souvenirs such as paintings, porcelain, and mandolins. Tod...

When: Thu, October 10, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM CDT - Where:  American Italian Cultural Center, 537 S. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130 The excavations of Roman Pompeii, a bustling seaside town utterly destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, have revealed no shortage of treasures. Golden jewelry, evocative wall paintings, delicate...