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Articles by: Giulia Madron

  • On November 19, students of the Food & Finance High School and guest chefs celebrated the “White Truffle of the Year.” New York’s Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio donated to the school a $ 8,000 white truffle that the city of Alba gave to him as a present for his Italian heritage. To feed the 500 people who attended the event, Colavita USA donated high-quality pasta and extra virgin olive oil
  • La Fondazione NY hosted a wonderful Gala Benefit event at the Morgan Library & Museum of New York. The aim of the initiative was to promote the organization and collect funds to finance the activities of La Fondazione NY, which aims to support young Italian and American talent.
  • Art & Culture
    Giulia Madron(October 25, 2013)
    The Morgan Library opened today a wonderful exhibition featuring some of the works of one of the geniuses of Italian Renaissance: Leonardo da Vinci. The show includes pieces selected from the amazing collection of the Biblioteca Reale of Turin. Among the works, the famous "Codex on the Flight of Birds" and "Head of a Young Woman"
  • Interview with Fred Plotkin. Expert in Italian culture, especially food, wine and opera. The occasion was the celebration of the month dedicated to the Marche region in New York. Thursday evening, at La Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, Plotkin made our mind travel back to this wonderful Italian territory
  • Facts & Stories
    Giulia Madron(October 03, 2013)
    So far 94 people are reported dead in today's tragic event off the shore of Lampedusa, among them 4 children and a pregnant woman. The political world reacts to another incident that could have been prevented...
  • Short Italian Tales #2 - Anna Sammarone
    The Girl Who Made Her Passion Her Job is back to New York from Molise. "Larino (my hometown) is a fantastic place. Everything is small, attainable. The tailors are nearby and the people are special. They believed in me. They gave their hearts. Without them I could not have done anything" Hand made in Italy. With honesty, integrity, authenticity. Her new collection evokes past times by emphasizing the sense of elegance and sophistication.
  • Facts & Stories
    Giulia Madron(September 24, 2013)
    On Sunday, September 22, 2013, Minister of Foreign Affairs Emma Bonino, who was in New York to participate at the United Nations General Assembly ministerial week, met the Italian community at the Italian Consulate General in New York. During this event, Minister Bonino touched upon several arguments: the fight against terrorists, the plan of making new investments in Italy, and also about the decision of closing the Consulate in Newark, illustrating to the Italian community the programs and goals of her Ministry.
  • Art & Culture
    Giulia Madron(September 19, 2013)
    Produced by Awen Films, an independent documentary film production company based in New York City, Treasure - The Story of Marcus Hook examines the efforts of a town that is determined to survive the shutdown of the local oil refinery. This is what young filmmaker Valerio Ciriaci has done in his most recent short documentary film