La Gazzetta Italiana

Global Steel Giant Purchases Polluting Plant in Taranto

August 2017
In ancient times, the city of Taranto, Italy was founded as a Greek colony, established by the Spartans. The ancient city was situated on a peninsula and the modern city was built directly on top of it. In fact, part of the city wall is ruins from...


Sanremo Music Festival

August 2017
Il Festival della canzone italiana, più comunemente noto come Festival di Sanremo, è una competizione che si svolge dal 1951 a Sanremo, in Liguria. Ad esso hanno preso parte, in veste di concorrenti, ospiti o compositori, molti dei nomi più noti...


John Cena

August 2017
Labeled “the most polarizing professional wrestler ever” by WWE commentator Jim Ross, John Felix Anthony Cena was born on April 23, 1977 to his mother, Carol, and his Italian father, John Cena Sr. In addition to his successful pro-wrestling career,...


August 2017 events

August 2017
August may be the month when Italians flee for ferragosto, but perhaps these upcoming events going on across the country will change that! Aug. 5: Festa della Madonna della Neve, Rome (and other Italian cities). The festival celebrates a...


Italy is threatening to close its ports as the migrant crisis continues

August 2017
Italy is threatening to close its ports and impound rescue ships run by aid agencies as the European migrant crisis continues. More than 500,000 migrants have passed through Italian ports since 2014 (85,000 this year alone) and, as the numbers...


Rome has turned off its public drinking fountains

August 2017
Rome has turned off its public drinking fountains to cope with a sever drought. A symbol of the city and a welcome source of refreshment for thousands of locals and tourists, Rome’s public drinking fountains are as emblematic as the Colosseum....


Venice residents protest against tourist influx

August 2017
Venice residents marched the streets in protest against tourist influx in July. With slogans such as “Mi no vado via (I’m not leaving)” and “My Future is Venice” locals showed their discontent in the city’s leadership. “In our opinion what needs to...


A mini Pompeii was found in Rome

August 2017
A mini Pompeii was found in Rome during metro line excavations. The city’s Metro Line C is being extended and excavations are turning up ancient Roman archaeological finds. After a military barracks was discovered last year, the latest discovery...


Planning Your Dream Wedding in Italy

July 2017
Gli stranieri che scelgono l’Italia per convolare a nozze desiderano un matrimonio tipicamente italiano, molto legato quindi alla tradizione. Tantissima quindi, l’attenzione  a tutti i dettagli, specie a quelli legati alla scelta...


Biagiotti – It’s Cashmere – 'Vow'!

July 2017
Laura Biagiotti was nicknamed the “Queen of Cashmere” and assuredly contributed to the success of Italian fashion around the world. She told the media, “Being a fashion designer is like taking vows. It becomes your religion for...


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