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  • Origini antichissime per un prodotto che Cristoforo Colombo portò in Europa dall'America. Nasce con gli indigeni che preparavano una ricetta a base di farina di mais e acqua.
  • Valeria Bottazzi come il narratore, Giacomo Rocchini come Pinocchio, e Lorenzo de Moor come Mangiafuoco
    L’associazione Teatro delle Due, nata dalla collaborazione di Valeria Bottazzi e Olivia Rasini, ha portato in scena la prima produzione statunitense iriadattata dal celebre testo di Carlo Collodi, "Pinocchio".
  • Yesterday at the White House the new Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Armando Varricchio, presented his credentials to the President of the United States, Barack Obama. At the end of the Ceremony Ambassador Varricchio remarked: "Today I have presented to President Obama the credentials with which President Mattarella appoints me Ambassador in Washington.
  • The tale of a boundless love for the Italian language, of the irrational need and the wish to dive into the tones and colors of a culture that is not your own. “In other words,” the latest book by the Bengalese writer and Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri, was presented at the Italian Cultural Institute. During a conversation with the Institute's Director Giorgio Van Straten and renown translator Ann Goldstein, Jhumpa Lahiri recounted her interior and artistic journey when “books and literature save your life.” It was like leaping into an unexpectedly extraordinary journal.
  • Italy has radically simplified divorce proceedings. From three years of separation before a fractured couple could face a judge, the Chamber of Deputies this week dropped the waiting period to just six months if consensual and one year if not. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor, 398 ayes versus only 28 nays.
  • Italian daily newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore has published its 25th annual survey on quality of life in Italy: Ravenna (Emilia-Romagna) wins as the province where life is at its best, while the province of Agrigento (Sicily) turns out to be the worst.
  • Style: Articles
    Letizia Airos(October 22, 2014)
    Ferrari’s head of design Flavio Manzoni talks about design, tradition, innovation, and the courage to experiment. He also shares his thoughts about working in Italy and abroad, his fascination with New York’s cultural melting pot, and the importance of staying true to one’s roots while looking ahead to our globalized future.
  • When was the last time someone wrote a poem for you? "Pasta Poetry Duel:" a challenge to the last ravioli amongst compositions of poetry and generous samples that Giovanni Rana is offering at Backbar in Manhattan, just behind the well-known Giovanni Rana Pasta & Kitchen at Chelsea Market
  • Aboard the omnibus government which the canny and youthful Premier-designate Enrico Letta has assembled, under the watchful eye of President Giorgio Napolitano, are 21 cabinet ministers. Most are fresh faces, and the new look is cause for optimism. Despite a smattering of old pols, there are gifted young politicians plus a few experts, if not always in the fields they are destined to govern. And there are the politically correct, who include more women than any Italian cabinet has ever before fielded. Cabinet support comes from Silvio Berlusconi's Freedom Party (PdL), Mario Monti's smaller centrist group Movimento Civico, and Letta's own Partito Democratico (PD).
  • Events: Reports
    (February 04, 2011)
    February 10 is the Day of Remembrance in order to preserve and renew the memory of all the victims of the foibe, and remember the exodous of Istrians, Fiumans and Dalmatians from their lands after the war. The Italian Consulate General in New York will officially commemorate it