My father lived to be nearly 101 years old. Though he was never able to visit our house in Italy, when I think back on his life, I see many similarities between my father's values and character, and the way of life we have come to love in Italy.
An occasion for key-players to meet, a place to exhibit trends for Summer 2018, Lineapelle New York also hosts seminar “Disrupting Sustainability: How to identify and focus on key objectives and innovate risk management in globalized leather supply chains.”
The Met pays homage to over fifty years of the Marisa Merz’s activity: from the works of the mid-Sixties, biomorphic sculptures in metal sheet and fragile weavings with nylon thread and copper wire, to the most recent production of sculptures and paintings, in which angels and sexless faces have the power of ancient icons.
The 51st Super Bowl is just few hours away. In an exclusive interview with Brock Olivo he said: "I am a strong believer in giving back to my roots, never forgetting about the sacrifices my Italian great-grandfather made to give our family the opportunity to grow up in the U.S."
In 1942 Maria Grazia Antonia Cerulli, along with approximately 695,000 other Italians citizens residing in the United States, was designated an “enemy alien”. As all Italians were seen as violent and Mafiosi, now all Muslims are potential jihadists and hence need to be kept out of the USA. Martin Niemöller’s words as a lesson to be heeded
In the Vatican-owned building where Ratzinger lived, the new McDonald's is open 7 days a week. The rent is the equivalent of 6,500 Big Macs, per month. The company claims that their restaurants are designed with respect to the historical environment. His Holiness has made no statement.
Trump was not only rejected by the hundreds of thousands of women in Washington D.C., he was also rejected by the many identities that intersect with that of womanhood and which resonate around the world. And so, Mr. President Trump, “Tell me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!”
UN Security Council votes on resolution to endorse actions of ECOWAS in Gambia "to ensure, by political means first, respect of the will of the people.” When Journalists asked to the French Ambassador Francois Delattre if the resolution gave authorization for the use of force, he referred to a section of the text... In the meantime Senegalese troops are moving in
At a Security Council Open Debate on Peace in the Middle East, general support was expressed for a two-State solution. While the world awaits Trump’s inauguration, at the UNSC Israel blames Resolution 2334 for inciting terrorism. Italy affirms that Israeli and Palestinian citizens deserve more than a “dangerous ‘One-State Illusion’"
At the dawn of a new US administration, the UN Security Council is briefed by Italian Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi, the Facilitator of resolution 2231 on the JCPoA on Iran, a legacy of the Obama administration. But will it last for much longer? In her last address as US Representative, Ambassador Samantha Power urges member states to "pedal hard"
When we were first introduced, Gaia Ceccaroli was busy in New York creating charity auctions in both Italy and the US to benefit many nonprofits. The Secretary of The Wishwall Foundation taught me something very important: “Everyone can have a great idea, but it is in the execution that you make it successful.”
Young Italian entrepreneur Simon Casciaro created QOOWEAR, a winter garment that modulates the body's heat. His startup is now about to launch a crowdfunding campaign: the goal is to start marketing QOOWEAR by 2018. The product is entirely "Designed in Italy."
January 6 is a national holiday in Italy commemorating the 12th day of Christmas, when the Three Kings or Wise Men arrived at the manger bearing gifts for baby Jesus. It's called Epiphany and it's when Italians celebrate the tradition of La Befana with gifts and festivals.
Mentioned for the first time in a manuscript dated 1470, this treat from Italy receives a different take from different areas. Panettone survived through time and there are many legends around its origins. Today its popularity spread around the world and Panettone can be find from Milan to Peru.
Awarded among the top 10 out of 700 European inventions at the 2016 Maker Faire in Rome, this little Italian robot will help us save energy at home, thanks to proprietary algorithms. We interviewed Marco Santarelli, whose invention promises to cut energy consumption by 30%
Andrea Illy explained there is one particular aroma, linked to a compound in the green coffee bean in Ethiopia, that, 20 years ago, his father Ernesto discovered was also a key component of the best scent existing in the world: Chanel No.5. “People don’t know that in one cup of coffee there are over 1000 aromatic compounds..."
Only a small percentage of Italian artisans sells online. That's why Italianology has started an e-commerce website that brings together companies from different regions of Italy. "Our craftsmen are the best in the world, but they lack the digital know-how," says the CEO, Arturo Di Pietro.
Italy is full of surprises that generally encompass great beauty. Here are some unforgettable moments that we've wandered into while traveling in Italy, from a tiny medieval town in Emilia Romagna, to Florence and Western Sicily.