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Juventus players agreed to stop to being pay for save the club

May 2020
Juventus players and their manager, Maurizio Sarri, have agreed to their pay being stopped for four months to save the club an estimated 90 million euros during the coronavirus pandemic. The squad which includes Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo...


Pope Francis Blessing the World vs COVID-19

May 2020
Pope Francis delivered an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on March 27 to pray for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pope held the special Urbi et Orbi, which is typically reserved only for Christmas and Easter, from the...


Italian Lockdown, Governament offices closed

May 2020
With many government offices closed during Italy’s lockdown, the country has extended the validity of all identity documents including residence permits, identity cards and driving licenses. An updated national emergency decree on March 23 included...


The first National Dante Day

May 2020
On March 25, Italy marked its first national Dante Day. Dante Day was established to celebrate two anniversaries. This year, 2020, marks the 700th anniversary of the completion of the “Divine Comedy” and March 25, 2021 will mark the 700th...


Tornie De Paolo

May 2020
Tomie DePaola, the prolific children’s author and illustrator of “Strega Nona,” died on March 30 at the age of 85 in his home state of New Hampshire. DePaola had suffered a fall the week prior which he was badly injured in and died of complications...


LGI's calendar - Things to do

April 2020
Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club: Last Wednesday of each month      7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need...


The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan: a PLIDA Certification Center

April 2020
The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan is a PLIDA Certification Center (Italian Language Project Dante Alighieri), a very important accomplishment for the Metropolitan Area of Detroit. There are 350 Certification Centers in 74 countries in the...


Nacy A. Panzica

April 2020
Nacy A. Panzica, age 92, beloved husband of the late Rosemary (nee Bontempo), loving father of Anthony M. (Cindy), Timothy I. (Donna), Mary Beth R. Link (Don) and Laura A. King (John), dear grandfather of Mark Panzica (Rena), Lisa Minotas (Brian),...


The Dante 700 Project by Timothy Schmalz

April 2020
For over 25 years, Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz has been sculpting large scale sculptures. He is a figurative artist with his pieces installed worldwide. Some of his most reputed pieces are installed in historical churches in Rome and at the...


The Italian American Dream

April 2020
Quest’articolo tratta dell’origine degli arachidi arrostiti. Amedeo Obici è nato in Veneto. Quando aveva 12 anni, lui è andato in America senza sapere né la lingua né la città giusta. Quando è arrivato, invece di andare a Scranton, Pennsylvania, è...


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