THE CHURCH OF GESÙ NUOVO (New Jesus) is a monumental religious building in Naples. It was built by the Jesuit order between 1584 and 1725, replacing a previous building, and it takes its name from the fact that a church of Jesus already existed in the city. Gesù Nuovo is considered one of the finest examples of the Neapolitan Baroque style, adorned...

Friday, June 5, 2020. 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. 45 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. The webinar will take place online through Cisco Webex Meetings. Organized by Filitalia International. The Italian Consiglio Superiore di Sanità (Public...

With no tourists around, this normally bustling street in Naples' old town where nativity scenes have been made for centuries is eerily empty. Even when tourists do return, it is uncertain whether the shops on the narrow alley can enforce social distancing rules. Nevertheless, the Di Virgilio family has managed to make the best of the two-month loc...

Filitalia International Chapter di Napoli, in collaborazione con FIDAPA Sez. di Nola Napoli presenta l'evento "Da Filangieri a Franklin" che si terrà il giorno 28 maggio 2020 alle ore 18.00 di Roma (ore 12.00 di New York) in modalità webinar Cisco Webex Meeting.   Le città di Napoli e Filadelfia si incontrano ricordando il rapporto di amicizia tra...

In its 2,500-year history, Naples has witnessed numerous wars, revolutions, natural disasters and invasions. Over the past couple of months, however, Neapolitans experienced something almost entirely new: silence. Italy was the first European country to institute a strict nationwide lockdown to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. In the souther...

The Royal Woods of Capodimonte is the largest public park in the city of Naples. It has an extension of 134 hectares with about 400 plant entities classifiable in 108 families and 274 genera. The woodland belongs to a hunting lodge that in 1738 became the Royal Palace of Capodimonte, today completely dedicated to the role of Museum. It occupies the...

Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples Religious Ministries Department conducted a food drive to help provide much needed assistance to members of the local Italian community.  While Italy has moved into the second phase of its response to COVID-19, many of its citizens are still feeling the financial strain caused by the pandemic. For many local Ital...

Caprettone wine, tagged today as Vesuvio Caprettone DOP, takes its name from the homonymous vine. This autochthonous clone naturally selected in a winery located between the municipalities of Torre del Greco and Trecase, was the vine historically grown on the slopes of Vesuvius. History of Caprettone The name Caprettone refers to a nickname given t...

From the frescoes of Pompeii to the art installation by Gian Maria Tosatti at the Madre Museum. From the ancient catacombs to the masterpieces of the Baroque era. The beauties of Naples are available on your screens thanks to this project realized by Google Arts and Culture in collaboration with the main Italian Museums and Cultural Institutions an...

When you think of Italy’s most memorable dishes, its beloved pizza will most likely be among your top five, if not top three, favourites. It’s an ultimate comfort food that has become an ever-growing obsession around the world. But what is it that makes pizza from Italy so special, and where do you find the very best? Like so many of the country’s...