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On the Cover: The Mimosa Flower

March 2022
In the language of flowers, the mimosa flower is rich in symbolism and meanings. Perhaps most notable is how the mimosa has been an emblem of femininity and freedom since 1946 for International Women’s Day (La Festa delle Donne), which takes place...


Padel mania in Italy

March 2022
Padel, a sport popular in Spain that is similar to tennis with a dash of squash has become a hit in Italy. When Covid stopped contact sports, Italians took to padel. According to data from the Padel National Observatory, since early 2020 the number...


Italy reopened nightclubs

March 2022
Italy reopened nightclubs and eased Covid outdoor mask rules last month as it begins to gradually ease Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. After a six-week closure, Italy’s nightclubs and dance venues were opened on Feb. 11. Nightclubs have been...


Open under investigation

March 2022
A total of 11 people face charges as part of an investigation into the alleged irregularities in the funding of Open, a group that backed former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s political activities. Renzi, a former mayor of Florence, accused...


NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest Now Open

February 2022
Sono aperte le iscrizioni per la borsa di studio “NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest” offerta da NIAF. Quest’anno, alla domanda di partecipazione per la borsa di studio dovrà essere allegato un saggio scritto sull’influenza di Cristoforo...


NIAF Now Accepting Applications for Scholarships

February 2022
NIAF sta accettando le candidature per la borsa di studio offerta ogni anno agli studenti che cominceranno l’università quest’anno o che sono già iscritti. Per essere considerati, gli studenti devono avere almeno un membro della famiglia che è...


A Look Back: Paying Homage to the Bones of St. Valentine

February 2022
Winter has arrived and it has been a few cold weeks. What better way to warm up than with your Valentine? Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at La Gazzetta. As always, we would appreciate your feedback. Please let us know what you think about...


On the Cover: The Battle of the Oranges

February 2022
Dal 27 febbraio al 3 marzo, accadrà la Battaglia delle Arance al paesino di Ivrea in Piemonte. Questo carnevale cominciò nell’epoca medievale quando la figlia di un mugnaio non si volle sposare con il barone. Lei uccise il barone con una spada....


Naples Mayor bans fireworks Near Year’s Eve

February 2022
The mayor of Naples, Gaetano Manfredi, signed an unprecedented ordinance for the Campania capital which imposed “a ban on the use of fireworks, firecrackers, barrels, rockets, and similar pyrotechnic devices throughout the city this past Near...


The come back of Orient Express

February 2022
The Orient Express will be returning to Italy after nearly 50 years. Last riding through Italy in 1977, when the Paris-Istanbul service ended, the luxurious passenger train will be back in 2023. Renderings of the new Orient Express La Dolce Vita,...


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