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Articles by: Francesca Giuliani

  • The Consulate of Italy in New York hosted a conference for the presentation of the book “Roma ricorda l’11 settembre,” a work narrating the story of the memorial monument , consisting of two marble columns representing the Twin Towers, that the City of Rome erected in the historical Piazza di Porta Capena two years ago.
  • “I was at Ground Zero this morning, with my husband, and I heard all the names of the victims. It was the most moving event. Here I heard the Italian names, and for me to hear them down here at the Consulate is even more meaningful, because this is their home.” The founder and chair of "MentoringUSA" and New York’s former First Lady found the time to share her feelings with i-Italy while attending the 9/11 memorial ceremony held at the Consulate General of Italy.
  • Arts & Tannery, the biannual boutique-expo, presents the best of Made-in-Italy tanneries to New York. Aniello Musella, Italian Trade Commissioner, stressed the importance of the environmental consciousness of the Italian tanners, and how it is supported by a continuous investment in technology
  • The business school of the University of Bologna is offering 10 full scholarships toward the inaugural year of an MBA in Food and Wine. The scholarships, funded entirely by leading Italian bottled water brand Ferrarelle, cover the entire cost of the 12-month program that begins September 2011. Alma's international MBA in Food and Wine, conducted entirely in English, is the only such degree focused on the exclusive knowledge of Italy's most successful wine and food companies
  • Lincoln Center has been busy with rolling screenings of this year’s most remarkable Italian movies, but last week Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò and the Italian Cultural Institute were equally busy with two related round tables