The International Journalism Festival is annually held in Perugia. It is a top media event in Europe with keynote speeches, panel discussions, award ceremonies, workshops, and theatre shows. i-Italy was there to cover it
The European Union and its promise of a mobile, well-educated youth improving their world might be looking tattered these days. But the battered image got a little boost this week in Perugia, the Umbrian capital and university town.
Perugia. Pasticceria Sandri is closed. It is a shock. It was an icon, a Viennese style bar-caffè that anchors the Corso Vannucci. But it’s time for Umbria Jazz.
For a week, the city becomes a big party, the Corso Vannucci a combination dance floor, parade crowd, and kitchen ...
True, the American elections for president and Congress are over. But those of us who have the good fortune of dual U.S.-Italian citizenship get to vote again, mere months after the U.S. electoral season. Silvio Berlusconi’s party withdrew its support from the technocratic government of Mario Monti last fall, and so, a couple of months early, Italians all over the world are heading to the polls.
In publishing this contribution we are sending our deepest condolences to the author, who has lost his mother, a resident of Staten Island.
While sending his article today, he wrote: "Think of it as a tribute to my mother, she passed away an hour ago..." Ti abbracciamo, Anthony
The big act that kicked off the festival was the movie "Italy, Love It or Leave it" by documentary film makers Luca Ragazzi and Gustav Hofer. The movie analyzes all the emotional tugs that push young Italians away or keep them close to home, sometimes in spite of themselves.
Italian food shopping, restaurants and home cooking in New York's outer boroughs are not well-known among the several tourists visiting the Big Apple every year. Let's take a closer look at some of the must-know places for Italian specialties in New York City.