Italy

Poetry

Poetry

There’s nothing like National Poetry Month in Italy, but celebrating poetry always seems a good idea. Plus, 2021...
literature

Twentieth-century literature: among great authors

Italy has a prominent literary tradition, and the Italian language itself was “formalized” by  Dante Alighieri....
Casa

Casa dolce casa

La casa—which translates as both “home” and “house”—holds a special place for Italians. In fact, 80% of...
Art Online

Art online is also a good experience

At the beginning of 220, Italy was the first country in the Western world to be hit by COVID-19 and its immediate...
75. La festa degli innamorati

Italians named Valentino on February 14 celebrate la festa degli innamorati

Italians named Valentino or Valentina  on February 14 celebrate  la festa degli innamorati if they feel like it, of...
coffee

The coffee ritual

Coffee in Italy is much more than a drink: it’s a social ritual and a revered break from anything one could possibly...
Milano

City Guide #3: Milano

Milano is the administrative center of Lombardia . It is one of the biggest and wealthiest regions of the country ;...

Tradizioni natalizie

By Claudia Quesito Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy. Not all families who celebrate are religious, but over...

Italian American Heritage Month

By Claudia Quesito Every year in October, the United States officially celebrates Italian Americans’ contributions...

Past Tenses: Passato Prossimo Versus Imperfetto

By- Claudia Quesito The main tenses used to talk about the past are passato prossimo (present perfect), imperfetto...