As significant milestone of the celebration of "2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US" in San Francisco, the festivities to bring the San Carlo Theater of Naples to the Bay Area will start early this month, reaching their peak in June. Starting next Tuesday, the Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, Mauro Battocchi, in collaboration with...

by Margie Miklas   Noisy, chaotic, vibrant, intense, colorful, edgy, and authentic. Naples oozes reality of life in Italy. Hovering over this city from an almost surreal and tranquil place is the hilltop Castel Sant' Elmo, a medieval fortress offering spectacular views of Napoli.   From this vantage point, I overlook the centro storic...

NEW YORK. Uno chef che viene a casa e cucina per te. Difficile ma non impossibile, specialmente a New York. La Pasta Garofalo –storico pastificio di Gragnano (NA)- lo scorso mercoledì ha lanciato il suo originale concorso presso la Scuola di Eataly (23rd st. 5th avenue), che avrà secondo noi un grande successo qui a New York City, lo Sleepover Chef...

TUES, SEPTEMBER 16- 6:00 p.m. doors open - 7:00 p.m. movie starts - 9:00 p.m. discussion - Watch the trailer An award winning movie that tells the story of the Italian revolt of September 27-30, 1943 against the German forces occupying Naples during World War II. Presented by Richard Stewart, Ken Borelli, and Delia Schizzano's...

By Paolo Jorio Invenzione, devozione popolare, religiosità, spettacolarità, tutto questo e altro racchiude la prima mostra tematica del Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro dedicata agli Argenti. Un percorso di splendori lungo sette secoli che oggi è possibile ammirare intatto grazie all'opera meritoria della Deputazione.   Molti degli oggetti e...

From the North to the South, Italy boasts an ancient tradition in making excellent artisanal chocolate and all the chocoholics amongst you will be glad to know that the so-called Bel Paese has plenty of shops where you can taste and buy the most high quality sweet products. If you are travelling to Italy and you are looking for some hints on where...

Dear Members and Friends, I am pleased to share with you a unique opportunity to experience the "Black Madonna" with Alessandra Belloni in Italy this August. As you know, Alessandra is an expert on the Black Madonna and has devoted much of her career to spreading Her meaning and message through dance and song as well as lectures and performances....

by Claudia Baroncelli   Hidden in some of the most beautiful palaces of Southern Italy, there are breathtaking frescoes just waiting to be admired. Let Swide be your artistic guide in this unique cultural journey. Traveling around Southern Italy you'll be surprised in discovering how many wonderful frescoes you can find.   And we...

Napoli. Sono 247 ragazzi e ragazze tra i 18 e i 29 anni operativi, come custodi e guide turistiche remunerate, in trenta chiese napoletane ricche d'opere d'arte ma da anni chiuse o degradate che da metà febbraio riaprono così i battenti tutto il giorno. I visitatori potranno riscoprire le splendide e obliterate chiese di Santa Maria della Pietà de...

Apple® today announced the creation of Europe's first iOS App Development Center in Italy, to give students practical skills and training on developing iOS apps for the world's most innovative and vibrant app ecosystem. The iOS App Development Center, to be located at a partner institution in Naples, will support teachers and provide a special...