La Gazzetta Italiana

Parliamo italiano!

January 2019
The Independence Civic Center and the NOIA Foundation Cultural Committee are pleased to offer Italian Language Classes. This 8-week, 90-minute, Wednesday evening course is designed for individuals with rudimental or little knowledge of Italian or...


NIAF Gives $450,000 to Norcia Community as it Recovers from the Traumatic Earthquakes

January 2019
Foundation Disperses Funds to Construct a Community Center La National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) ha annunciato lo scorso dicembre che donerà $ 450.000 a scopo di beneficenza alla comunità di Norcia, una cittadina di circa 5.000 residenti...


Western Reserve Historical Society Welcomes Guests to New Cleveland History Center in University Circle

January 2019
Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) is pleased to announce the completion of Phase II of a Master Plan to transform the grounds of the Cleveland History Center, WRHS’s main campus and headquarters in University Circle, Cleveland. The...


Six people were killed and dozens were injured in a stampede at a nightclub

January 2019
Six people were killed and dozens were injured in a stampede at a nightclub in Corinaldo, Italy, near the eastern coastal city of Ancona. Five of the victims were 14 to 16-years-old. The incident took place during a concert by rapper Sfera Ebbasta...


Facebook was fined 10 million euros by Italian authorities

January 2019
Facebook was fined 10 million euros by Italian authorities for selling users’ data without informing them and “aggressively” discouraging users from trying to limit how the company shares their data. The fines were the result of an investigation...


Italian economy loses 236 billion euros a year to corruption

January 2019
An analysis conducted by the American NGO RAND for the European Parliament found that the Italian economy loses 236 billion euros a year to corruption, which is about 13 percent of GDP. The figure is twice as high as France and Germany. Eighty-nine...


The Italian government passed a law that clamps down on asylum rights

January 2019
The Italian government passed a law that clamps down on asylum rights. Interior Minister and right-wing League party leader Matteo Salvini gets his first major legislative win with the new law dubbed the “Salvini decree.” The new law eliminates...


J. Paul Getty Museum to hand over an ancient Greek statue

January 2019
Italy’s highest court has ruled that the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles must hand over an ancient Greek statue that was first discovered by Italian fishermen. The Getty argues that since the statue is Greek, it “is not and has never been a...


December 2018 Events

December 2018
Dec. 6 – St. Nicolas Feast Day, Abruzzo region. Nicholas is known as the bringer of gifts and on his feast day, many grandfathers dress up as the saint and give gifts to children, including “coal” made of sugar for those who have been bad!...


Italy in December

December 2018
While the weather in Italy may not entice you to visit in the month of December, the Christmas season should. Being in Vatican City for Christmas is a life-long dream for some travelers and for good reason. Celebrating Christmas Mass in St. Peter’s...


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