La Gazzetta Italiana

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...


Looking for a Good Book?

September 2017
It’s no secret that getting the chance to visit Italy is an experience that can’t be matched. But for those who haven’t been able to make that happen yet or those who haven’t been back in years, this list of books will allow your mind to travel for...


September 2017 events

September 2017
Aug. 30 – Sept. 9: Venice Film Festival. In its 74th year, the Venice Film Festival takes place on the Lido di Venezia. Raising awareness and promoting international cinema in all its forms of art, the Festival is a favorite among celebrities and...


Firefighters are being held on suspicion of starting non-existent wildfires

September 2017
Fifteen volunteer firefighters are being held on suspicion of starting or reporting non-existent wildfires in Sicily in a bonus payments scam. The volunteers have been arrested for allegedly trying to earn 10 euros per hour for putting out fake or...


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