La Gazzetta Italiana

Matteo Salvini, Nutella ... and Turkish hazelnuts

January 2020
Former Deputy PM Matteo Salvini swore he will no longer eat Nutella after finding out the product is made using Turkish nuts. Salvini has long used food as a symbol of Italy’s national identity as he regularly poses with espresso and shares images...


Evacuated 10.000 people in Turin for a british bomb

January 2020
More than 10,000 people were evacuated from central Turin in early December as experts worked to diffuse a WWII bomb. The British bomb, dropped on the city during the war, contained 140 pounds of dynamite. A detonator on the SUBSCRIBE...


A landing fee for be a turist in Venice

January 2020
Venice’s city council has approved plans to introduce a contributo di accesso (landing fee) beginning July 1, 2020. The charge will apply to tourists not staying overnight and is set at €3 standard rate rising to SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...


A canvas by Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold for €4.8 million

January 2020
A newly discovered canvas by the female 17th-century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold for almost €4.8 million last month, a record for the artist, auction house Artcurial said. The painting “Lucretia” depicts the ancient Roman noblewoman...


Italian producers of balsamic vinegar lost a legal challenge

January 2020
Italian producers of balsamic vinegar have lost a legal challenge with the EU’s top court to prevent a German company from using the names “aceto” or “aceto balsamico” to market its vinegar products. The Consortium for SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...


LGI's calendar - things to do December 2019

December 2019
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Calling Local Writers!

December 2019
Do you have interest in writing or journalism? Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the Italian American community? La Gazzetta Italiana is looking for writers of ALL ages to contribute articles about local events in YOUR community!...


Celebrate the Holidays at the Cleveland Museum of Art

December 2019
The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) will host special extended hours to celebrate the holiday season and offer visitors more opportunities to see two current exhibitions. Among these exhibits is “Michelangelo: Mind of the...


Celebrate the Holidays Around Town

December 2019
Holiday Boutique & Snack with SantaCleveland MontessoriSaturday, December 7 Join Cleveland Montessori for holiday shopping, fun and refreshments from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Alta House gym. Santa will be making a guest appearance and visit...


The Night of La Befana

December 2019
In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers small gifts and treats to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5th). Italian children leave a snack for her and hang their stocking before going to bed, hoping...


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