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Articles by: Tommaso Cartia

  • The recent surge in mass immigration has dominated the news—its trials challenging the moral compass of the developed world. Cinema has begun to respond by broadcasting the poetic and often urgent stories of these migrants. Italian Director Gianfranco Rosi's documentary "Fire at Sea" (2017 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature) and Italian-Moroccan director Adil Azzab's "My Name Is Adil" paint a complex portrait of the emotional realities behind the headlines.
  • Art & Culture
    Tommaso Cartia(February 23, 2017)
    The international road-show promoting Festival Verdi, an event that every year celebrates the Italian Opera genius, stopped in New York, at the Italian Cultural Institute. A set of exceptional personalities presented the event, such as Anna Maria Meo – General Manager of Teatro Regio in Parma and Stefano Bonaccini – President of Emila-Romagna region.
  • Arte e Cultura
    Tommaso Cartia(February 20, 2017)
    Il grande road-show internazionale per la promozione del Festival Verdi, l'evento che ogni anno celebra il genio dell'opera italiana, ha fatto tappa a New York, presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura. A presentare l'eccezionale programma 2017 importanti personalità come la Direttrice Generale del Teatro Regio di Parma, Anna Maria Meo e il Presidente della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Stefano Bonaccini.
  • Quale miglior modo per celebrare il decimo anniversario della fondazione di Eataly, il più grande mercato di prodotti italiani nel mondo, se non con un brindisi! La bella cornice di Eataly NYC Downtown, presso il World Trade Center, si è trasformata per l’occasione in un grande vigneto che ha ospitato la tappa newyorchese di Slow Wine 2017, l’evento itinerante che ogni anno offre ai piccoli e medi produttori di vini italiani l’occasione di farsi conoscere nei grandi mercati internazionali.
  • Facts & Stories
    Tommaso Cartia(February 07, 2017)
    Eataly is the biggest market for Italian products in the world, so what better way to celebrate its tenth anniversary than with a toast? For this occasion, the beautiful Eataly NYC Downtown location was transformed into a vineyard to host Slow Wine 2017’s New York event. Every year the traveling Slow Wine event offers small and medium-sized Italian wine producers the chance to present themselves to the international market.
  • Quale miglior modo per celebrare il decimo anniversario della fondazione di Eataly, il più grande mercato di prodotti italiani nel mondo, se non con un brindisi! La bella cornice di Eataly NYC Downtown, presso il World Trade Center, si è trasformata per l’occasione in un grande vigneto che ha ospitato la tappa newyorchese di Slow Wine 2017, l’evento itinerante che ogni anno offre ai piccoli e medi produttori di vini italiani l’occasione di farsi conoscere nei grandi mercati internazionali.
  • At the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, internationally acclaimed writer and Pulitzer Prize Award Winner of "The Hours"–Michael Cunningham–presented his lyrical lecture on the exceptional city of Matera (Basilicata). The American author visited the city in 2016 when he was invited by APT Basilicata (the agency that promotes tourism in that area). In conversation with Giorgio van Straten–director of the Institute–Cunningham enchanted the audience with his passionate ode to the city and talked about his connection to Italy, as well as about his work.
  • New York’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò hosted singer-songwriter and storyteller Peppe Voltarelli for an intriguing presentation of his new record project “Voltarelli canta Profazio.” The Calabrese singer rediscovers both his ethnic origins and the work of Otello Profazio, one of the most important folk singer-songwriters in southern Italy. Stefano Albertini, director of Casa Italiana, presented the event alongside with Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY)
  • Serving a traditional “timballo di maccheroni” at a princely dinner table in Luchino Visconti’s Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
    When winter comes with its chill and its darkness, so does that ancestral need of human beings to protect themselves from the cold, to protect each other. Togetherness is felt as a natural necessity and nothing brings people together more than food. One of the strongest symbolic representations of sharing, food has always brought Italian families together; its quasi-sacral liturgy—sitting together for supper and eating together during the holidays—is a long-lasting peculiarity of Italian culture.
  • La Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò di New York ha ospitato il cantautore Peppe Voltarelli per una suggestiva presentazione del suo nuovo progetto discografico "Voltarelli canta Profazio" nel quale il cantante calabrese riscopre le sue origini etniche e l'opera musicale di Otello Profazio, uno dei più importanti cantautori folk del Sud Italia. L'evento è stato presentato da Stefano Albertini, direttore della Casa Italiana, in conversazione con Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs al John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, (CUNY)

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