Culture

March 17, 2012

Compendium of Italian gestures

As everybody knows, Italians use very often gestures to communicate. Even in Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” we can see the Apostles talking eachother with their […]
May 13, 2012

La festa della Mamma

“Mother’s day” in Italy is “la festa della mamma”. We want to say “Auguri Mamma” with the most famous Italian song about “la mamma”. There are […]
May 17, 2012

A must read: Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi

If you have any southern Italian roots this book is a “must read”. “Cristo si è fermato ad Eboli”: CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI – THE STORY […]
May 25, 2012

Learning Italian part 3: family in law

This is our third post/lesson about Italian family’s members: we hope that everything was ok with the others. This is about relatives “in-law” For people interested […]
June 11, 2012

A book from Abruzzo: Fontamara

Another suggested book from ItalianSide FONTAMARA is a novel about life in the rural Abruzzo region. Ignazio Silone, the author, was born in Pescina (L’Aquila Province) […]
June 19, 2012

ItalianSide Stories: Time Travel

Do you have an interesting story that you would like to share with our readers here on ItalianSide.com ? Tell us a story of your ancestors’ […]
July 11, 2012

July 11, 1982: do you remember ?

July 11, 1982: 30 years ago. Italy won the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Madrid by beating Germany (West Germany) 3–1. It was our third world […]
August 24, 2012

Notte della Taranta: Puglia is ready to dance!

At the end of summer Salento peninsula (in Apulia region) celebrates the “Notte della Taranta” (Taranta night) with musical events regarding traditional dances as tarantella and […]
September 3, 2012

Regional typical food: delicacies you can’t miss.

We just added a new section regarding typical products for every Italian Region. (List last update: January 2013) Food in Italy is a true expression of […]
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