International baseball ambassador and Italian National team hitting coach Mike Piazza got a jump start on Babbo Natale, otherwise known as Father Christmas, when he traveled to Veneto, Italy last January to speak to an enthusiastic audience at the 29th Annual Coaches Convention.   Piazza said, "We all overteach and overanalyze hitting. Every...

The new year seems promising for many Italian StartUps. In fact the last years have already brings some italian startups under the spotlight.   Many initiatives have been launched in these years, trying to fill the gap between the Italian startups scene and the others in Europe and, thanks to the typical Italian innovation spirit, the result...

December 12 10:30 am — 12:00 pm - Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, NY - Members $15, Non-Members $25 Acqua alta refers to the higher than normal water levels that invade the city of Venice and cause the lagoon's salt water to overflow the edges of the canals and flood the streets. Those who love Venice are, of...

The one thousand five hundred models on display at the Footwear Museum in Stra (Venice) tell a story that is almost 70 years long. The extraordinary collection put together in 1995 by Luigino Rossi, president of Calzaturificio Rossimoda, is made up of models the company manufactured from 1947 to the present: fine women's shoes signed by some o...

The way we sit around the table to dine together but also what we eat can tell so much not only about our gastronomic habits but also about our culture and identity. It's quite an experience to see how the gastronomic costumes of a nation have changed during the years in correspondence with its most important historical, social and political events...

Acting in accordance with Elsa Geiger Ariè's bequest commemorating her father, the Giorgio Cini Foundation has announced the "Premio letterario Benno Geiger per la traduzione poetica" (The Benno Geiger Poetry Translation Prize), to be awarded for an Italian translation of a work of poetry from an ancient, medieval or modern Western language publish...

L'esperienza Envoy SuiteEnvoy Suite, la business class internazionale di US Airways, è disponibile a bordo degli A330 che collegano Venezia e Philadelphia nel periodo compreso dal 5 giugno al 3 settembre 2013, mentre sarà presente su tutti i voli stagionali estivi tra Roma e Charlotte.

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : italia.it      Translation by:   When it comes to historical Italian coffee, you can not help but talk of Venice. It is in this lagoon city that the tradition of coffee was born, that due to its position and its trade relations with the Arab world, which then spread to the rest of Italy. The first "...

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman are set to play themselves on holiday around Italy in a film directed by Paul Sorvino called One More Time, their agent said Monday.   Venice, Florence and the Tuscan riviera will be among the places the Hollywood legends will visit, Oscar Generale said on a location-picking missio...

The annual international conference of the Council for the United States and Italy will take place in Venice from Friday, June 7, to Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Hotel Excelsior, Venice Lido. Attendance is reserved only to members of the Council and invited guests, including Italian and key international figures from politics, acade...