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Mediterranean Diet Roundtable: More Than Food, It’s a Way of Life

Article and photo about Mediterranean diet from L’Italo Americano

The Mediterranean diet has long been one of the healthiest diets known to man

The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable (MDR) landed in Los Angeles, for its second edition (Beverly Hills Library, April 20-21). 185 more words

Sambuca Di Sicilia picked as the Most Beautiful Borgo in 2016

Article from L’Italo Americano. The main Church in Sambuca di Sicilia (photo:Mboesch )
Sambuca di Sicilia has been elected "il Borgo dei Borghi 2016", the most beautiful Borgo in Italy. 108 more words

The special celebration of Palm Sunday in Bova-Chora

Pupazze are decorated with flowers and fruits. Photo and article from L’Italo Americano

Every year, the little town Bova-Chora in the Reggio Calabria area celebrates Palms Sunday with a special event, which is pretty much unknown in the rest of the region. 226 more words

Castello d'Este in Ferrara opens its doors for free on International Women Day

Castello d’Este was commissioned by Nicolò II d’Este in 1385. Photo and article about International Women Day by l’Italo Americano

Ferrara’s towering castle was commissioned by Nicolò II d’Este in 1385: initially, it was intended to protect him and his family from the town’s irate citenzes, who were ready to protest over tax increases, but in the late 15th century it became the family’s permanent residence. 117 more words

Naples Pizza Officially Runs to Be Part of The UNESCO World Heritage List

Pizza-making will represent Italy worldwide (Ph: © denizo). Article and photo from l’Italo Americano article.
The art of the Neapolitan pizza-maker will be Italy’s contender to be part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the national commission for UNESCO through a proposal by the agriculture ministry and with the backing of the foreign, university, environment and economy ministries. 113 more words

Assisi: tranquil stroll in the woods near the Basilica

Photo: The Basilica of Assisi (Photo: Chris Yunker on Flickr). Article from l’Italo Americano

Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, is a picturesque town in the province of Perugia within the region of Umbria. 221 more words

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