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The ancient Carnival of Sciacca

An allegorical figure during the Carnival parade, Sciacca, Sicily. Copyright: feel / 123RF Stock Photo courtesy l’Italo Americano. Article by Teresa di Fresco http://www.italoamericano.org/story/2016-2-3/sciacca-carnival… 261 more words

The Getty Museum Returns the Head of Hades to Italy

The Head of Hades returned to Sicily on January 29. Article The Getty Museum Returns the Head of Hades to Italy by l’Italo Americano staff and photo courtesy of l’Italo Americano… 159 more words

'Splendor of Venice' shows masters of the view

A painting of Venice by Bellotto. Photo and article courtesy l’Italo Americano.

The most beautiful and famous ‘veduta’ (view) paintings of Venice are set to go on display at Brescia’s Palazzo Martinengo from January 23 to June 12 in the exhibit ‘Splendor of Venice: Canaletto, Bellotto, Guardi and the ‘vedutisti’ of the 1800s’. 146 more words

Food: Crespelle in brodo - Crepes in broth

Article about food by Adri Barr Crocetti and photo courtesy l’Italo Americano

It’s Winter. What better way to warm up than with the tender cheese filled crespelle floating in clear chicken broth? 216 more words

Castagnaccio, a Tuscan delicacy for Christmas

Castagnaccio is made of chesnuts – Photo and article by Linda G. Bass credit l’Italo Americano
Everyone loves Italian food and the food in Tuscany is considered to be some of the best of all the regions of Italy. 159 more words

New LED system to light up St. Peter's Square in Rome

Photo: St Peter square at sunset in Rome courtesy l’Italo Americano. Article by l’Italo Americano staff

A new lighting system illuminates the bubbling fountains of St. 222 more words

Giovanni Meli: A Poet Remembered

Giovanni Meli

Article about poet Giovanni Meli published by l’Italo Americano on November 20, 2015 by gaetano cipolla : http://www.italoamericano.com/story/2015-11-20/giovanni-meli

2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Meli, Sicily’s most celebrated poet, who died of pneumonia on December 20, 1815. 897 more words