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50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

| July 20, 2019

Washington, DC (19 luglio 2019) – Il 20 luglio 2019 ricorre il 50esimo anniversario dello sbarco dell’uomo sulla Luna, un evento epocale per l’umanità che ha segnato l’inizio dell’era spaziale, di cui anche l’Italia è stata e continua ad essere protagonista.  “E’ motivo di orgoglio per l’Italia – ha detto l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio – […]

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Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

| July 11, 2019

U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso speaks about his plans for Fiorentina after last month completing a deal for the Florence-based team. Source: Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

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Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

| May 8, 2019

But Air Italy’s U.S. expansion is facing scrutiny by Washington lawmakers who say it may violate a commitment made by its shareholder, state-owned Qatar Airways with a 49 percent stake, not to add new flights to the U.S. market. Source: Air Italy expects profits ‘very soon’ despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis

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Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

| April 21, 2019

“Per me è un ritorno emozionante e necessario. Una sorta di sogno nel cassetto”. Non ha saputo resistere al fascino di Venezia, lo chef Fabio Traboccchi, che dopo oltre 20 anni di base a Washington e 6 ristoranti aperti negli States (sotto il nome Fiola e Sfoglina), ha accettato la sfida: ritornare in Italia per […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

| June 2, 2018

Care e cari connazionali, amici italo-americani Nel celebrare oggi il 72mo anniversario della Repubblica ricordiamo la scelta di libertà che le Italiane e gli Italiani effettuarono il 2 giugno 1946. Una scelta che ha consentito al nostro Paese di incamminarsi sulla strada della democrazia e del progresso nell’alveo transatlantico ed europeo. Quest’anno ricorre anche il […]

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Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

| May 7, 2018

The latest data on Italian wine exports show that they have not been able to break the threshold of six billion euros in value. But even at 5.989 billion euros they were a good result compared to 5.623 billion euros in 2016, representing an increase of around 6%. On the downside, if there is one, […]

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A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

| May 7, 2018

Francesco Pergolesi uses environmental portraiture and still lifes to celebrate the disappearing culture of Italy’s independent shopkeepers, in a new exhibition at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago. Source: A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

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Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

| April 27, 2018

The Dolce & Gabbana woman can be defined by her willful rejection of the well-known Coco Chanel edict—preferring to put on rather than take off one final accessory before leaving the house—and the almost comically ornate jewelry on display echoed this attitude. Source: Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

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Vinitaly Brings Italy’s Wine Superstars to Verona 

Vinitaly Brings Italy’s Wine Superstars to Verona 

| April 17, 2018

Vinitaly, Italy’s annual wine and spirits trade fair, kicked off April 14 with OperaWine, a tasting presenting 107 of Italy’s top wine producers, selected by Wine Spectator. Held at Verona’s historic Palazzo della Gran Guardia, the seventh edition of OperaWine drew more than 2,000 invited guests from around the world, including American restaurateur and vintner […]

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Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

| April 13, 2018

Some 40 years of vicissitudes later, Palazzo Citterio will become part of the Brera Art Gallery with its over 6,500 square meters of modern and contemporary art. The official handover to museum director James Bradburne is expected to come in June after all the various systems installed have been tested, the culture ministry’s Lombardy region […]

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Annual report on migration to Italy reveals increasing difficulties for those in need – Vatican News

Annual report on migration to Italy reveals increasing difficulties for those in need – Vatican News

| April 13, 2018

  Less migrants and refugees are setting foot in Italy than in previous years but they face greater difficulties in having their requests for protection processed and in integrating into society. This is one of the findings of the annual report presented on Monday in Rome by the Jesuit-run Centro Astalli that offers assistance and […]

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‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

| April 7, 2018

  “Once we’re dead, we’re dead. I don’t want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce & Gabbana,” Gabbana, 55, said in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Dolce, 59, added that the pair had refused “every offer to buy the brand”. “You can have all the money in the world, but if […]

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