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...

Il Consiglio d'Amministrazione della National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), tra cui il Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso, il Presidente John Viola ed il Comitato Esecutivo, sara' in Italia dal 22 al 29 giugno 2014.   La Missione in Italia della Fondazione riunira' membri del Consiglio d'Amministrazione, imprenditori e funzionari del governo...

A Somma Vesuviana, a pochi chilometri da Napoli, sta ermergendo un tesoro archeologico: l'imponente e maestosa villa romana dove potrebbe essere morto l'Imperatore Ottaviano Augusto. Il sito è ai piedi del Monte Somma, il vero Vesuvio, affermano gli archeologi – quello che nel 79 d.C. coprì Pompei e non solo. Risale invece al 472 d.c, l'eruzio...

by Hunter Davis   'You went to one of the best hotels in the world, in one of the smartest places, which some of the classiest people have raved about over the decades – and you brought us back a tin of tomatoes! Oh my gawd, what are you like?' That was the reaction of my dear wife and children on my return.   I shall explain the...

di Eduardo Cagnazzi   E' Teresa Iorio ed ha quarantadue anni il migliore pizzaiolo al mondo. Lo ha decretato una giuria di esperti presieduta dallo chef italo-americano Lydia Bastianich, della quale faceva parte anche il pluristellato Gennaro Esposito. La competizione si è svolta nel corso di Napoli Pizza Village la manifestazione turistico-...

Luca Santaniello, New York based drummer since 2001, is presenting a new project on the fusion between Neapolitan traditional music and American Jazz. The most famous songs from the Neapolitan folk tradition such as Maruzzella, A rumba re' Scugnizz, and Scalinatella longa longa, are given a jazz flavor through Luca's deep knowledge of the Be Bop ja...

by Hugo Mc Cafferty   If you want to spend All Souls' Day among the dead, there is nowhere better to do so than Italy. With such a complex and rich spiritual history, it is no wonder that Italy is home to some of the world's most hauntingly beautiful cemeteries. Here are 10 to visit on All Souls' Day.   English Cemetery, Florence...

Among the events in preparation for the memorable Verdi's Requiem coming up on October 25th at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito, sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and Com.It.Es., will perform Opera Arias and Neapolitan Songs to benefit Teatro San Carlo in Naple...

by Amanda Ruggeri   The first time I visited Naples, I did not fall in love. I arrived at night, and the darkness of the streets intimidated me. So did the graffiti and the way trash erupted, Mt. Vesuvius–style, from the Dumpsters. I even felt intrigued, but a little anxious, by the loudness of a parade that passed down the Spaccanapoli made...