La Gazzetta Italiana

The Garisenda tower in Bologna is at risk of collapse

January 2024
Work to prevent the collapse of a leaning medieval tower in the heart of the northern Italian city of Bologna will cost $21.5 million and take 10 years at least, its mayor has said. Recently, the city unveiled an almost $5 million project to shore...


Virginia’s state-run fine arts museum, give back stolen Arts

January 2024
Virginia’s state-run fine arts museum has begun the process of returning 44 pieces of ancient art to their countries of origin after law enforcement officials presented the institution with what it called “irrefutable evidence” that theSUBSCRIBE...


Pope Francis has already given directions for his funeral

January 2024
Pope Francis told a Mexican broadcaster he will break with tradition and simplify papal funeral. Pope Francis has said he has “already prepared” his tomb in a Rome basilica in a further sign of the pontiff’s quest to break from longstanding Vatican...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta:

January 2024
In this column we share the cuisine and recipes of Italy and our Italian American communities. Each month we feature recipes curated from our research and those shared by LGI readers.Food and cooking are important aspects of our cultural identity...


Alla Boara Records Second Album in Front of LIVE Audience

January 2024
July 7 and 8, 2023 at The Bop Stop in Cleveland marked a special moment in the short, yet vibrant history of Alla Boara. Over two electric evenings the group premiered new material and breathed new life into older compositions with special guests...


On the Cover: The Enchanting Christmas Market in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy

December 2023
Nestled in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains, Bolzano, a picturesque town in South Tyrol, Italy, comes alive with festive cheer during the holiday season. Renowned for its charming streets, historic architecture, and vibrant cultural scene,...


A flower's collection 500 years old

December 2023
A collection of pressed flowers taken from the hillsides of Bologna 500 years ago is unlocking knowledge about how the climate crisis and human migration is changing landscapes in northern Italy. Picked between 1551 and 1586 by the Renaissance...


A diver has discovered thousands of old bronze coins near the coast of Sardinia

December 2023
An Italian diver’s sighting of something metallic near the coast of Sardinia has led to the discovery of tens of thousands of Roman bronze coins, Italy’s culture ministry has said. After the man alerted the authorities, divers from an art...


Now you can visit the room where Michealangelo hid from Pope Clement VII

December 2023
The room where Michelangelo hid from Pope Clement VII in 1530, whose walls are covered with his etchings, opened to the public last month. Sketches drawn on the walls of a small room in Florence by Renaissance artist Michelangelo as he hid from an...


Seagulls have occupied the runways of Venice airport

November 2023
Venice’s Marco Polo airport was forced to close briefly last month after an unusually large number of seagulls “invaded” the runway, leading flights to be delayed or redirected. Various tools were deployed to ward off the gulls, including a...


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