La Gazzetta Italiana

Museums

October 2017
If you’re looking to visit a museum or cultural center to connect to your ancestors and learn more about your Italian American heritage, check out some of these museums across the country! History of Italian Immigration Museum,...


October 2017 Events

October 2017
Sept. 30 – Oct. 9, Barcolana Regatta, Trieste. The annual boating competition in which 2,000 boat owners test their skills is the largest gathering of boats in the Mediterranean Sea. Music, food and wine accompany the races with the main event held...


Italian "most wanted mafioso", was arrested in Montevideo, Uruguay

October 2017
An Italian man, dubbed Italy’s “most wanted mafioso,” was arrested at a hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay in early September. Rocco Morabito, who was described as a member of the ‘Ndrangheta, the Calabrian Mafia, and one of the top leaders in the...


6,000-year-old Italian wine found in a Sicilian cave

October 2017
Researchers have found 6,000-year-old Italian wine in a Sicilian cave. An ancient copper container unearthed in a cave on Monto Kronio contained traces of wine dating back to the fourth millennia B.C., according to a research team from the...


Paolo Sorrentino is behind a biopic film of Silvio Berlusconi

October 2017
Award-winning Gomorra director Paolo Sorrentino is behind a highly anticipated biopic film of the flamboyant former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi. The flick is expected to delve into the personal life of Berlusconi, from his famous “Bunga Bunga”...


More than 40 percent of the Italian coastline is polluted

October 2017
More than 40 percent of the Italian coastline is polluted says a study by a research ship from the Italian government organization Legambiente. The company’s Goletta Verde (Green Boat) has been sailing Italy’s coastline for the last 30 years to...


The source of Italy’s River Po has completely dried up

October 2017
The source of Italy’s River Po, the longest river in Italy, has completely dried up due to prolonged drought this summer. Across the entire Po basin, there was 10 percent less rainfall in August 2017 than the same month last year, according to Arpa...


September events

September 2017
La Festa Italiana’s 42nd YearLabor Day weekend (Friday through Monday, September 1-4, 2017). The annual La Festa Italiana on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, Pa. More than 80 vendors offering great Italian food, and continuous live...


38th Columbus Italian Festival, Oct. 6-8

September 2017
“For 38 years, the Columbus Italian Festival brings ‘Faith, Family and Friends’ (our festival motto) together, everything Italian: with traditions, food and entertainment for the Central-Ohio Community,” states Mike Cua, the festival’s 2017...


65th Wedding Anniversary

September 2017
Congratulations go out to Sam and Marie Tomaselli, who celebrated 65 years of marriage on August 9th. After growing up in Little Italy and attending school together, the childhood sweethearts were wed in 1952 at Holy Rosary Church. They raised four...


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