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Articles by: Joelle Grosso

  • Lucio Melandri of UNICEF
    Migrants under the age of 18 are currently flooding into Italy. This is becoming an ever increasing problem since the number of children has more than doubled since last year.
  • Colorful artwork by Renato Mambor
    2017 will be a year full opportunities to visit some of the most beautiful pieces of art created by the most distinguished Italian artists of all time. This year, a majority of the events will focus particularly on 20th century and avant-garde art.
  • An illustration created by Emiliano Ponzi
    Emiliano Ponzi, Guido Scarabottolo, Lorenzo Mattotti, Franco Matticchio, Olimpia Zagnoli, and Gianluigi Toccafondo are just a few of the major names in illustration that are revolutionizing their profession and reinventing the face of the biggest Italian publishing houses.
  • Luigi Pirandello was a prominent writer who lived from 1867 to 1936
    From January 13th to January 19th, Film Forum on Houston Street in New York will be honoring one of the greatest Italian authors of all time in association with Helluva Theater Company’s city-wide tribute entitled “Pirandello 150.”
  • One of Italy’s most prominent linguist, Tullio De Mauro, passed away this week at the age of 84. He is known not only for being a distinguished linguist but also for being a public intellectual, professor, and politician.
  • Epiphany celebrations at Piazza Navona in Rome
    Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(January 03, 2017)
    Get ready for January 6th because the holidays are not over yet... at least not for Italians! More treats and presents await you thanks to the tradition of the Befana. This day is called the Epiphany, a religious holiday that marks the official conclusion of the festive season for Christians all around the world.
  • Mourners hold a candlelight vigil for those who lost their lives
    On December 19th, a semi-trailer truck was stolen in Berlin while the hijacker then proceeded to drive the stolen vehicle through one of the most popular Christmas markets in the German capital, ruthlessly killing 12 people and injuring 56 others.