Heritage

A not so big, fat Italian wedding

January 2013 |
"The Parthenon backdrop is optional..." who doesn't remember that hilarious line from the classic movie "My Big, Fat, Greek Wedding." Adding old world wedding traditions to your modern day wedding is a wonderful way to honor your ancestors. However...

Thirty One Days of Italians

October 2012 |
October 1: The Italian Immigrant A day to honor every Italian who journeyed to America from Italy. October 2: Amadeo Pietro Giannini Established the branch banking system in America. (Bank of America) October 3: Guglielmo Marconi Known as the...

Italian Lovers Celebrate Valentine's Day

February 2012 |
Valentine's Day is synonymous with love and Italians traditionally have been considered to be lovers. Known in Italy as "La Festa Degli Innamorati," Valentine's Day is celebrated only between lovers and sweethearts. Young sweethearts in Italy...

Natale a la casa nostra (Christmas at our house)

December 2011 |
It all started slowly, and then innocently, and developed further as the years went by: we became Americanized. There was the Night Before Christmas and Scrooge, Santa Claus, the Snowman, and Dreamin' of A White Christmas. And Macy's, and The...

A Christmas Story

December 2011 |
A blending of fact and fiction by Anthony Grano In a small hill town in southern Italy, a young man prepares to leave his home, his family and his country. The past two years have not been good for the family and Papa has decided to send his...

San Diego, California

November 2011 |
All'inizio del 1900 tanti emigrant entrati in America attraverso Ellis Island decisero di continuare verso la California sistemandosi prima a San Francisco e dopo il terremoto del 1906 rilocandosi a San Diego. Trovarono che essedo situata davanti...

The Top Ten Little Italys in the World

October 2011 |
New York, San Diego and Cleveland are just three of the top ten cities that have the most beautiful Little Italy's in the world, attracting people who love and share our passion for the Italian culture and traditions. One can find a Little Italy in...

Italian Wedding Traditions, Yesterday and Today

February 2011 |
Gli Italiani seguono molto le loro tradizioni ed il matrimonio ad esempio è un'evento che ha molte tradizioni, però certe antiche tradizioni del 1900 non si seguono più. Ad esempio, in Toscana la sposa indossava un'abito nero...

The Della Robbia Christmas Wreath

December 2010 |
Arte, tradizione e storia hanno molto a che fare col Natale. In questo aricolo troviamo informazioni molto interessanti sulla storia e sull'introduzione del natale qui negli USA. Non solo, il Natale e‘ reso ancor piu‘ magico dalle...
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