La Gazzetta Italiana

Football champion Gigi Riva has died at the age of 79

March 2024
Italy's record goal scorer and former Cagliari forward Luigi Riva died at the age of 79. Riva had been in hospital in Sardinia's capital after reportedly suffering a heart attack in late January. Nicknamed 'Roar of Thunder', Riva scored 35 goals in...


Venice will limit tourist groups

March 2024
Venice is to ban loudspeakers and tourist groups of more than 25 people, in a bid to ease the impact of mass tourism on the Italian city. The new rules will come into effect this June, the city said in a statement. The use of loudspeakers has been...


First time a Turkish Abstronaut on ISS

March 2024
Astronauts from Turkey, Italy and Sweden returned to Earth in early February, ending a private three-week mission to the International Space Station. The trio were accompanied by a retired NASA astronaut who now works for Axiom Space, the Houston...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Shrimp Oreganata

March 2024
In this column we share the cuisine and recipes of Italy and our Italian American communities. Each month we feature recipes curated from our research and those shared by LGI readers.Food and cooking are important aspects of our cultural identity...


Ferrari: The Essence of Italian Design

March 2024
The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum's Exhibit at the Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland The design and performance of Enzo Ferrari’s cars have been a hallmark of Italian design since the first Ferrari was built...


On the Cover: Mount Etna

February 2024
Nell'articolo si parla dell'Etna, il vulcano più attivo di tutta Europa. Le eruzioni dell'Etna furono documentate in epoca greca e con gli antichi romani. Anche se gli abitanti corrono il rischio di vivere vicino al vulcano, il terreno intorno...


The oldest man in Italy has died at the age of 111

February 2024
Tripoli Giannini, nicknamed Tripolino, died at his home in Cecina, near Livorno in Tuscany, on New Year’s Eve. He was the second-oldest man in Europe, after André Ludwig, a Frenchman who is 75 days older. Giannini’s son, Romano, wrote on Facebook:...


Venice limits access to tourists

February 2024
Venice is to limit the size of tourist groups in an attempt to reduce the pressure of thousands of visitors crowding its squares, bridges and narrow walkways each day. From June, groups visiting the Italian canal city will be limited to 25 people,...


In Pompeii is reviving ancient textile dyeing techniques

February 2024
Inside the Pompeii archaeological site, a new project is reviving ancient textile dyeing techniques to show another side of daily life before the city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The inspiration for this endeavor...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta: Red Wine Chocolate Cake

February 2024
In this column we share the cuisine and recipes of Italy and our Italian American communities. Each month we feature recipes curated from our research and those shared by LGI readers. Food and cooking are important aspects of our cultural...


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