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December Birthdays

December 2019
As the year draws to an end, some of our favorite Italian and Italian Americans celebrate their birthdays this month. Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace was born on Dec. 2. Founder of his own international fashion house and designer to stars...


Italy, first country with schools lessons about climate change

December 2019
Italy will become the first country to make climate change lessons required in schools. Education minister Lorenzo Fioramonti announced that all schools will dedicate almost one hour per week to climate change issues beginning at the start of the...


Prosecco-flavored limited edition Pringles were seized

December 2019
Officials in Italy seized 250 cans of Prosecco-flavored Pringles after claims the company used the sparkling wine’s name without permission. Pringles produced the limited edition flavor in December 2018. The cans were seized from a supermarket in...


A new fresco discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

December 2019
Archaeologists have uncovered a well-preserved fresco of two fighting gladiators in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The city is undergoing a new phase of excavation, the “Great Pompeii” project, funded by the EU and Italy. This fresco was found...


New taxes on plastic and sugary drinks in Italy's 2020 budget

December 2019
Italy’s 2020 budget, designed to raise 1.3 billion euros, will include new taxes on plastic and sugary drinks. The plastic tax rides a wave of international action against pollution and is intended to raise almost 1 billion euros on its own, a...


Hundreds of farmers in Rome to protest against a surging number of wild boars

December 2019
Hundreds of farmers gathered in Rome last month to protest against a surging number of wild boars they allege are ruining their crops and land. The farmers say the boars, which are prolific breeders, need to be better controlled and rules...


LGI's calendar - things to do

November 2019
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Cleveland Museum of Art Celebrates Michelangelo

November 2019
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents "Michelangelo: Mind of the Master," featuring more than 50 drawings by Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti.  Celebrating the genius that is Michelangelo, the art museum is hosting ...


Calling Local Writers!

November 2019
Do you have interest in writing or journalism? Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the Italian American community? La Gazzetta Italiana is looking for writers of ALL ages to contribute articles about local events in YOUR community!...


An Evening of Giving Thanks with Carmelina

November 2019
On Sunday, Nov. 3, you are invited to enjoy an Italian style sit-down dinner with an open bar to benefit Ms. Carmelina Antonelli’s “A Touch of Italy” radio program that can be heard every Sunday on the new 101.5FM and 1330AM at 12 p.m. and 1 p.m....


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