La Gazzetta Italiana

Save the Verdi's house

March 2023
Opera houses across Italy have come together to help the government meet the shortfall on a bid to save for the nation a country house lived in by composer Giuseppe Verdi for 50 years. Villa Verdi in Sant’Agata di Villanova – close to the town of...


An ancient Roman statue discovered under via Appia

March 2023
An ancient Roman statue of Hercules has been discovered during repairs to the sewerage system underneath a park in Rome. The statue, which apparently dates back to the Roman imperial period (27BC to AD476), emerged from the ground around the second...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: The Mediterranean Sparkling Spring

March 2023
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...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Lemon Gnocchi With Peas & Spinach

March 2023
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...


Application Open for the NIAF-Luiss Guido Scholarships

March 2023
The National Italian American Foundation is pleased to announce its new partnership with Luiss Guido Carli, the number one private university in Italy.The partnership will award two full-tuition scholarships for Italian American students to study...


Explore Italy: Regional Cuisine, Culture and Language at the Italian American Museum of Cleveland

March 2023
Explore Italy's regional cuisine, culture, and language with Dr. Paola Basile, Professor of Italian Studies, Lake Erie College During the 6-class seminar, attendees will explore various facets of six different Italian regions, including the...


On the Cover: Dolceacqua

February 2023
Dolceacqua is a lovely village nestled in the hills of Val Nervia in the Liguria region and is one of the gems of the Italian Riviera, just minutes from the sea and the nearby French Riviera. Claude Monet, who in 1884 stayed in nearby Bordighera,...


The Uffizi Museum will raise its prices in peak-season

February 2023
After Florence’s Uffizi announced it would raise peak-season prices, Italy's culture minister said it was the right move as the “average American family” could afford to pay more. The Uffizi art gallery in Florence said it was increasing its basic...


Pope Benedict XVI passed away

February 2023
Tens of thousands of Catholics lined up to pay their respects last month to former pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican, at the start of three days of lying-in-state at St Peter's Basilica before his funeral. They began lining up before dawn to view...


The stolen art objects return to Italy

February 2023
Prosecutors in New York returned dozens of antiquities stolen from Italy valued at around $19 million, some of which were found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “These 58 pieces represent thousands of years of rich history, yet traffickers...


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