La Gazzetta Italiana

Babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry more

May 2017
A research by a Journal of Pediatrics reveals that babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry more than those elsewhere. The study claims the least crying newborn infants are in Denmark, Germany and Japan. Researchers are attempting to determine...


Pope Francis has opened a free launderette service for the poor

May 2017
Pope Francis has opened a free launderette service for the poor in the Eternal City. Free washing machine service is another of initiatives aimed at poor people such as housing, haircuts, meals, and medical care. Along with a washing machines...


Northern Italians can expect to outlive those in the southern regions

May 2017
Whether one lives in the north or the south of Italy is a factor in life expectancy. The National Health Institute asserts average expectancy has fallen by about three months. Researchers fault “imperfect lifestyles and disparity of access to...


Silvio Berlusconi calling for Italians to have a "vegetarian Easter"

May 2017
The meat industry in Italy didn’t take kindly to former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi calling for Italians to have a “vegetarian Easter.” He was pictured cuddling and kissing lambs – a traditional Easter food....


The Cleveland Cinematheque will play three classic Italian films in April

April 2017
Saturday, April 15, at 5:00 pmThree with MussoliniGENERAL DELLA ROVEREIL GENERALE DELLA ROVEREItaly/France, 1959, Roberto RosselliniDuring the German occupation of Milan in WWII, a petty Italian thief and con man (Vittorio De Sica) is arrested by...


Italian Film Festival - "The Road to Reconciliation"

April 2017
The Via della Conciliazione with St. Peter’s Basilica in the background is one of Rome’s most famous images. But few realize that this street has not always been there and, in fact, it should not be there. Michelangelo, who designed the...


Good Friday in Trapani Sicily / Venerdi Santo a Trapani Sicilia

April 2017
Every year on Good Friday, the longest religious display in Italy (lasting 24 hours) and repeated among the oldest year after year (400 years), takes place in Trapani, and many tourists pay a special visit.  This Procession of the Mysteries...


Rodia’s Watts Towers

April 2017
Located in the Watts community of Los Angeles is the Simon Rodia State Historic Park. On that landmark site are a collection of 17 interconnected sculptural structures, towers and walls. The Italian American who created the Watts Towers, also known...


Enrico Caruso (1873-1921)

April 2017
Enrico Caruso è considerato il più grande tenore di tutti i tempi, sebbene  la sua carriera di cantante decollò solamente dopo i venti anni a causa sia delle modeste condizioni economiche della famiglia, ma anche di scarse...


Benedictine Italian Heritage Club Festa

April 2017
The Italian Heritage Club of Benedictine High School will sponsor its 27th annual Festa on Saturday, April 29 at the high school. Hon. Basil M. Russo, National President of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, will be honored as “Person...


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