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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...


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....


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