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August 27, 2010

Italian wedding. Sofia Coppola and her italian roots

Filmmaker Sofia Coppola is going back to her roots, getting married in Bernalda, the southern Italian town where her great-grandfather was born. In Bernalda, which sits […]
September 13, 2010

Learning Italian

On Rai International web site (Italian TV) there is a nice course for people interested on learning the Italian language. Looks like it’s for beginners, but […]
October 11, 2010

Italian artisans: a millennial culture in the hands

The traditional artigiano is a special species that has preserved  in Italy between the industry of the north and the crafts of the south. Venice boasts justly […]
October 15, 2011

Old traditional costumes from Abruzzo

Have you ever thought about how your ancestors were? Most probably you resemble them physically, but certainly they had different habits from yours. Beginning with the […]
October 19, 2011

Traditional costumes from Calabria

Have you ever thought about how your ancestors were? Most probably you resemble them physically, but certainly they had different habits from yours. Beginning with the […]
November 1, 2011

What would America be without the contributions of Italy and Italian-Americans ?

The US President tribute to Italian-Americans at NIAF Gala (october 29, 2011). It’s with Italian subtitles so it will be easier to understand even for Italians. […]
December 4, 2011

The “Presepe” an Italian tradition for Christmas

Traditionally, every Italian family has a nativity scene at home for Christmas. The Italian name of the representation of nativity is “Presepe” (crib). There is no […]
December 10, 2011

Tu scendi dalle stelle – the most popular Christmas song in Italy

Christmas is coming and, in these weeks, we would like to bring a little of the Italian Christmas atmosphere in your homes around the world. The […]
December 17, 2011

The World of ItalianSide or the Italian Side of the World

Is there a place in the world where there are not Italians? And is there a place in the world where people with Italian origin forgot […]