La Gazzetta Italiana

On the Cover: The Enchanting Christmas Market in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy

December 2023
Nestled in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains, Bolzano, a picturesque town in South Tyrol, Italy, comes alive with festive cheer during the holiday season. Renowned for its charming streets, historic architecture, and vibrant cultural scene,...


A flower's collection 500 years old

December 2023
A collection of pressed flowers taken from the hillsides of Bologna 500 years ago is unlocking knowledge about how the climate crisis and human migration is changing landscapes in northern Italy. Picked between 1551 and 1586 by the Renaissance...


A diver has discovered thousands of old bronze coins near the coast of Sardinia

December 2023
An Italian diver’s sighting of something metallic near the coast of Sardinia has led to the discovery of tens of thousands of Roman bronze coins, Italy’s culture ministry has said. After the man alerted the authorities, divers from an art...


Now you can visit the room where Michealangelo hid from Pope Clement VII

December 2023
The room where Michelangelo hid from Pope Clement VII in 1530, whose walls are covered with his etchings, opened to the public last month. Sketches drawn on the walls of a small room in Florence by Renaissance artist Michelangelo as he hid from an...


Seagulls have occupied the runways of Venice airport

November 2023
Venice’s Marco Polo airport was forced to close briefly last month after an unusually large number of seagulls “invaded” the runway, leading flights to be delayed or redirected. Various tools were deployed to ward off the gulls, including a...


The parchments burned by Vesuvius in 79AD will be read by the AI

November 2023
When the blast from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius reached Herculaneum in 79 A.D., it burned hundreds of ancient scrolls to a crisp in the library of a luxury villa and buried the Roman town in ash and pumice. The disaster appeared to have...


Campi Flegrei alerts the population near Naples

November 2023
At press time, the Italian government was planning for a possible mass evacuation of tens of thousands of people who live around the Campi Flegrei super volcano near Naples. The new measures, which include a scheme to check on the strength of...


On the Cover: Lake Albano

November 2023
L'articolo descrive il Lago di Albano a sud-est di Roma. Il lago si creó da un cratere vulcanico da più di 5.000 anni fa. Il lago fu molto importante per gli antichi romani tanto che fu menzionato nel famoso libro di Virgilio, “Eneide”. Il lago ha...


NIAF and Iconic Producer De Laurentiis Shine Spotlight on Emerging Filmmakers

November 2023
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Aurelio De Laurentiis are pleased to announce the establishment of an annual film production grant program to support aspiring filmmakers who wish to tell compelling stories about Italians and...


A Taste of Tradition: Italian American Thanksgiving Celebrations

November 2023
Thanksgiving is a time for families across the U.S. to come together and give thanks for their blessings. While the holiday's origins are rooted in early American history, it has evolved into a diverse and multicultural celebration. Italian...


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