La Gazzetta Italiana

“Of Blood and Love: Growing Up on Federal Hill” by Carmine Sarracino An Excerpt: "Sunday Mornings"

January 2023
They came with little brown cardboard boxes tied with string. Inside were spiradelli, (which we called shfoolyadel), filo dough pastries with fine spiraled ridges in a semi-circle, with a yellow cream center, sprinkled with powdered sugar. And...


National Italian American Foundation Announces 2022 Region of Honor: Tuscany

January 2023
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce Tuscany as 2022's Region of Honor. Following a successful regional visit where NIAF’s Board of Directors met with the President of the Region of Tuscany and local government...


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

January 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...


Alla Boara Released New Recording "Le Tre Sorelle" (Shifting Paradigm Records)

January 2023
Their modern arrangements of folk lullabies, laments, hymns, and festival songs are surprising, playful, mournful, tender, and bewitching. Live performances can also be accompanied alongside projected visual images and audio samples that reveal a...


5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Italy’s Adriatic coast

December 2022
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Italy’s Adriatic coast just after 7 a.m. local time on November 9 and was felt most strongly in the Marche region, where panicked residents ran out into the streets. The quake, which struck off-shore at a depth of...


Italian archaeologists have unearthed 24 beautifully preserved bronze statues in Tuscany

December 2022
Italian archaeologists have unearthed 24 beautifully preserved bronze statues in Tuscany believed to date back to ancient Roman times. The statues were discovered under the muddy ruins of an ancient bathhouse in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop...


An Italian woman travel blogger arrested in Iran has been released

December 2022
An Italian woman travel blogger arrested in Iran in late September has been released and is on the way home, the office of Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said last month. "After intense diplomatic work today Alessia Piperno was released by...


The heir of the Savoia wants the throne of Napoli football Club

December 2022
The grandson of Italy’s last king is seeking to take the throne of a historic Naples football club that was named in honor of the royals, in an effort to “keep it away” from the mafia. Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia wants to buy Savoia, a club...


On the Cover: Zampognari

December 2022
No Italian Christmas would be complete without the sound of bagpipes. Everywhere from the piazzas of Rome to remote hillside villages, the Zampognari (pipers) continue the tradition of festive bagpipe playing that dates back to ancient Roman...


A Look Back: Editor Speaks

December 2022
The Christmas Season is upon us! Soon it will be time to trim your Christmas tree, hang your decorations and most importantly, spend time with those you love. I am very excited to share this special issue with all of you. What are some of your...


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