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Italian dropping Covid-19 restrictions

July 2021
The list of Italian regions dropping most of their Covid-19 restrictions continues to grow. As of early June, many regions downgraded to “white” zone status meaning regions can drop most of the restrictions currently in place including evening...


The sand of the Sardinian beaches plundered by swimmers

July 2021
Authorities said in June that 41 individuals had been reported for the theft of about 220 pounds of items from beaches in separate incidents. Sardinia’s famed white sand is treasured on the island, and it is strictly forbidden to remove it. The...


Måneskin win Eurovision Song Contests

July 2021
As reported by Eurovision.tv, Italy’s Måneskin came out on top in what was one of the most hotly contested Eurovision Song Contests ever. Switzerland won the jury vote in which Italy came fourth, but the 4-piece Italian rock band won the public...


Cruise ships in Venice

July 2021
In March, Venice announced a ban on large vessels, including cruise ships and shipping containers, following concerns from residents over pollution and underwater erosion of the city's foundations. The ban will only come into effect once new...


Italian American Museum of Cleveland to Open Summer 2021

June 2021
Last month, signs went up in the windows of 12111 Mayfield Road in Cleveland’s Little Italy announcing the Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE). It is slated to open sometime this summer. IAMCLE was founded on Columbus Day 2020 when Hon....


Nominate an Honoree for 2021 Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month

June 2021
Nominations for Honorees to be recognized during Cleveland Italian American Heritage Month in October 2021 are being requested by the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee. The categories for nomination include:  Arts & Culture,...


Cleveland's Italian Cultural Gardens Are Ready For Spring and Summer

June 2021
A large group of volunteers recently completed the spring cleanup in Cleveland’s Italian Cultural Garden. “These volunteers showed their pride in our public Cultural Monument to Italy in Cleveland and love for our glorious Italian culture! We offer...


U.S. Passengers Can Now Board Covid-Tested Flights to Italy

June 2021
This article first appeard in The Local on May 15, 2021.  https://www.thelocal.it/20210515/latest-italy-to-reopen-to-us-tourists-on-covid-tested-flights/ U.S. airline Delta has announced it will allow “all customers” to board its Covid-tested...


A Look Back: My Love Affair with Sicily

June 2021
As we begin to get back to a sense of normalcy, I want to share this article from June 2014 about Sicily and just how beautiful it is written by Margie Longano Miklas. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. As things start to open back up and events...


On the Cover: Festa della Repubblica

June 2021
Each year on the 2nd of June, Italy celebrates the Festa della Repubblica (Festival of the Republic). The day, similar to Independence Day in the U.S. and other countries, commemorates the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage in...


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