By March 30, the private companies that want to bid in the public tender granting the concession to use the former royal residence of Villa Favorita, near Naples, must submit to the State Property Office an economic offer and a renewal plan for this historic property.   As the royal residence of Bourbons, the dynasty that reigned in Southern...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by: Giulia Carletti   One can easily recognize the unmistakable smile of Renato Carosone. His smiling face while playing the piano, as it were an easy job, reveals Carosone's slight greatness. Renato Carosone (Naples, 3 January 1920) studied piano from a young age, encou...

by Chiara Beghelli   For a great number of travellers the ideal vacation is not made up of extreme adventures or exhausting city-tours. Quite the contrary: for them, relaxation and distance from the chaos and the stress of the daily routine seems to be the preferred solution.   These travellers seek a secluded lifestyle similar to tha...

Italian cops are hunting the American eBay trader who's selling a priceless brick, believed stolen from the ancient city of Pompeii, for just $99.   Police in Naples want to speak to the person from Lobelville, Tennessee, who is auctioning off a stone taken from the world famous archaeological site in the 1950s.   Read more   S...

Verrà presentata domani a Napoli la Missione Internazionale 2013 che impegnerà l'ASMEF - Associazione Mezzogiorno E Futuro presieduta da Salvo Iavarone - a New York dal 10 al 17 ottobre in occasione del Columbus Day.   La missione, promossa nell'ambito della VIII edizione della rassegna "Giornate dell'Emigrazione", sarà anche occasione per p...

by Mary Tedesco   Exploring and finding our Italian family history helps us not only to understand our ancestors, but also to understand and appreciate ourselves. It is an incredible journey. Some will strive to trace their tree back to the Roman Emperor Constantine while others simply want to discover the names of their great grandparents....

Imagine years of discrimination, without hope of being recognized of being worthy of any respect, possibly far from your family left in your homeland, working two or even three jobs, living in very poor conditions. Then, imagine a moment of pride, a glimpse of revenge, a situation where not only your people are respected, but one of them is hero, a...

Visit Usa, l'associazione che promuove e sviluppa il turismo italiano verso gli Stati Uniti, ritorna alla Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo di Napoli dopo un anno di assenza, con tre grandi firme che approdano per la prima volta nell'area espositiva della BMT. Si tratta di Global GSA, Dream&Holiday e I Viaggi del Toghiro. La presenza dell'associaz...

On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo'...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   On top of a very famous palace in Rome, there is a popular line "A people made of artists, poets, saints, philosophers, scientists and sailors". The line, thought to celebrate the "Italian Civilization," remarkably summarizes how often the Italians are seen...