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Mario Draghi Call Travelers to Visit Italy

June 2021
Prime Minister Mario Draghi urged travelers to visit Italy for summer holiday after the conclusion of a meeting of tourism ministers from the Group of 20 wealthy nations (G20) held in May. The G20, which Italy is the president of this year, looked...


Coffe returns “tradition” to the Bar

June 2021
The Italian custom of drinking coffee quickly at the counter of your favorite coffee shop has been banned under the country’s strict coronavirus restrictions, but bar owners say it is time to restore this tradition. Struggling business owners say...


A new floor for the Roman Colosseum

June 2021
In early May, Italy unveiled its plan for the new floor in the Roman Colosseum. The ancient Colosseum has not had an arena floor since the 19th century, but the Italian government has approved a plan to furnish it with a new floor giving visitors...


Pope Francis will Open a Meeting

June 2021
The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will open a meeting on the demographic crisis facing Italy and other nations, entitled “General States of Birth.” The Covid-19 pandemic has only worsened a preexisting trend in declining birthrates in Italy,...


Italian American Museum of Cleveland to Open Summer 2021

May 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....


The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions and Unveilings

May 2021
Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Aurelio Lombardo’s “Dido,” an exquisitely carved early 16th-century marble relief sculpture, and a drawing by Giulio Romano directly related to one of the artist’s most important frescoed...


Matteo Bernardini's "The Little Pitchfork Rider"

May 2021
Quest’articolo tratta di un cartone animato, “The Little Broomstick Rider”, un progetto creativo di Matteo Bernardini che ha creato, illustrato, e girato questa serie di episodi. Le animazioni sono fatte complessivamente in carta, e fatte a mano,...


A Look Back: Gratitude For My Heritage

May 2021
 May is here and we have some nice weather on the way. We also take time to celebrate La Gazzetta Italiana’s 30th birthday! The newspaper has experienced many changes since inception, but one thing has always stayed the same: our commitment to...


On the Cover: Infiorata

May 2021
Every year, throughout May and June, the streets of Italian towns transform into beautiful, colorful pageants of flowers. During Infiorata, Italian streets are carpeted with flower petals in displays of incredible artistry. Literally meaning...


Italy 3-day lockdown over Easter Holiday

May 2021
Italy enforced a strict 3-day lockdown over Easter weekend in an effort to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases over the holiday. All Italian regions were in the “red-zone” – the highest tier of restrictions. Non-essential movement was banned;...


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