Donning colorful masks, some 200 eighth-grade pupils who are enrolled in the Italian language program at the Manalapan Englishtown Middle School (MEMS) participated in the celebration of Carnevale on Jan. 29.   As the students entered the classroom where they study Italian, they "ooh'd" and "ahh'd" over the decorations. The desks were rearra...

by Teresa Di Fresco   Among the best known and most important writers of Italy was Gianni Rodari, a master of children's literature who in this rhyme from "The Travels of Pulcinella", the protagonist is Pulcinella, a carnival mask among the most famous and most poetic that Italy has ever celebrated, not only in the carnival parades of floats...

A Carnival celebration like no other, one of a kind in terms of history, atmosphere and masks, the Carnevale di Venezia draws thousands of spectators and participants to the Lagoon City every year. During an exciting chain of events and celebrations, expect Venice's calle and piazzas to be filled with "Wonder and Fantasy" until March 4th. La natur...

by Arrigo Mongini   You are cordially invited to celebrate a Venetian Carnevale together on Sunday, February 15 at 3:30pm at the Friendship Heights Village Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.   Guests will enter an ambiance simulating Caffe' Florian in Venice where a "murder" will be staged by professional actors, leaving clues that coul...

On February 4, 1895, the headline of the Boston Globe read as follows:Eleven Masquerading Italians. They Disturb the Sabbath Stillness of the North End by Celebrating a Carnival which Closes Feb 27." The article went on to describe the event and its consequences. Out for "as good a time as could be had," over 1,000 men, women, and children swung in...

Per l'undicesimo anno consecutivo, la Liac ha celebrato con un gala la partecipazione di una sua rappresentativa alla Coppa Carnevale, il torneo calcistico per formazioni Primavera (calciatori fra i 16 e i 18 anni, ovvero nati tra il 2006 e il 2008) piú prestigioso al mondo.   L'evento ha richiamato domenica scorsa circa 250 ospiti al "Russo...

Carnevale Fantastico, an Italian Renaissance and Cultural Festival, returns for a second year May 14-15 to Blue Rock Springs Park. The event puts an emphasis on the artistry, culture and theme of Italian arts and artisans from the late 1500s. Commedia D'ell Arte, lace making, sword fighting, games, historical re-enactments and costuming, historica...

Eataly e' lieta di celebrare il Carnevale di Chicago! Il 15 di Febbraio, dalle 4 alle 6 p.m., il negozio offrira' una celebrazione dedicata ai piu' piccoli: la Festa di Carnevale dei Bimbi! Condividi con Eataly questa festa colorata e divertente, arricchita da maschere e dolci tradizionali! Le mascherine sono le benvenute! Ingresso libero!  ...

L'Italian American Museum annuncia che in occasione del Carnevale 2013 si terrà il 9 febbraio alle 19.30 presso la sede newyorchese del museo un appuntamento di Tiro A Segno, con musica ed eventi enogastronomici.   La serata sarà in maschera con accompagnamenti musicali dei maggiori musicisti di New York e performance di un gruppo della Comm...

The Italian American Association of Luzerne County will hold a February dinner meeting and annual Carnavale celebration from starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 at Genetti's Hotel and Convention Center in Wilkes-Barre. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Fish can be chosen as alternate dinner choice at time of reservation. Music provided by Danny Argo and Fr...