29 September – 3 October 2017
29 September - Friday
Arrival at Rome Fiumicino international Airport
Transfer to Umbria by bus (about 3 hours total, broken by a…)
Stop at village of Sangemini (time to walk around and stretch our legs)
Transfer to Hotel Sangallo Palace in Perugia www.sangallo.it
Free time until
Dinner at La Rosetta
Overnight at hotel Sangallo
30 September - Saturday
9:00 – 12:00 visit city of Perugia
12:00 – 15:00 transfer and light lunch at Cantina Tili
15:00 – 15:30 transfer to Assisi
15:30 – 18:30 visit Basilica and town
18:30 transfer to hotel Gallano Resort for dinner and overnight http://www.castellodigallano.com/
1 October - Sunday
9:00 – 11:30 Departure from the hotel, visit to an olive oil mill
11.30 – 14.30 transfer to truffle … [Continue reading...]
This show is in English and Italian. Special Host Eleonora Pieroni - Italian Model #italianmodel.
The Consul General of Italy Francesco Genuardi requests the pleasure of your company to celebrate La Festa della Repubblica 2017 with the participation of the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, H.E. Armando Varricchio
Friday, June 2nd , 2017 - 6:00 pm
Consulate General of Italy
690 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y.10065
Please click here to RSVP
Tel. 212 – 439 8605
Celebrating “Italy in New York” with exhibits by:
Institute for Digital Archeology, Lamborghini, Beatrice Pediconi, Giorgia Lupi, Luca Pignatelli, Paolo Troilo
and art pieces recovered by the Carabinieri and local authorities
Program of activities
11:00 am – 5:00 pm - Italian Trade Agency New York (33 East 67th … [Continue reading...]
We are delighted to announce that the prestigious 92Y will host a discussion with Anna Maria Meo, the Director General of Italy’s Festival Verdi and Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, a New York Times classical music critic, to uncover the history of the rarely performed Verdi opera "Jerusalem" and to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming production which opens this year's Festival Verdi.
Rediscovering Verdi’s “Jérusalem”
Date: May 3, 2017
Address: 1395 Lexington Avenue. New York, NY 10128
Giuseppe Verdi’s operas are among the most popular staged productions all over the world, but rarely is there an opportunity to experience his “Jérusalem”. Festival … [Continue reading...]
NEW YORK, NY – February 28, 2017 – A delegation from Piemonte, Northern Italy visited New York City today to present exclusive experiences found only in Piemonte to an audience of key media from the travel, food, fashion and sport sectors. Hosted at the Italian Consulate, the presenters’ talking points ranged from tourism trends, fine wines, fine wines, rare cheeses, tasty truffles, high fashion and football fandom.
After an official welcome from Italian Consul General Francesco Genuardi, Piemonte Tourism Manager Maria Elena Rossi took the stage to highlight the tourism trends happening in her region. Central to her message was that U.S. visitors to Piemonte are at an all time high, with a reported 270,000 arrivals from America in 2015. On another note, her presentation highlighted … [Continue reading...]
in Honor of Veterans Day at USCIS New York Office
NEW YORK — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) New York District Director Phyllis Coven will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the NY District Office in Manhattan as part of USCIS’s annual celebration of Veterans Day.
The 144 citizenship candidates originate from the following 52 countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D’Ivoire, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Liberia, Mexico, Montenegro, Nigeria, Peru, … [Continue reading...]
To Be Held After “Workshop Italia,”
Where Guests Will Meet Some Of The Best
Italian Travel Companies Offering
The Widest Range Of Services, Hotels,
And Travel Experiences From All Over Italy.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
New York Times Square
300 West 44th Street
Special Presentation By
Trentino Dolomites & Lake Garda
A Luxury Italian Experience … [Continue reading...]
Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan will become a global showcase where more than 140 participating countries will show the best of their technology that offers a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium. In addition to the exhibitor nations, the Expo also involves international organizations, and expects to welcome over 20 million visitors to its 1.1 million square meters of exhibition area.
A platform for the exchange of ideas and shared solutions on the theme of food, stimulating each country’s creativity and promoting innovation for a sustainable future, Expo 2015 will … [Continue reading...]
The Italian National Tourist Board and Lucca Promos invited Good News to attend their celebratory Puccini event for it was special, like Italy, the music and food. We interview Aurelio Barattini from Lucca, whose restaurant is Antica Locanda diSesto and Marco Maccioni from the re known Le Cirque restaurant in New York, as well as many other restaurants about the dishes that they served. … [Continue reading...]
PEACE and FREEDOM is our GOOD NEWS PLANET belief. Thanks to ABC News via GOOD MORNING AMERICA
More than 1 million people -- including leaders from around the world -- today marched as part of "a cry for freedom" to honor those killed in this week's terror attacks in Paris.
The march began Sunday afternoon at the Place de la Republique, near the Charlie Hebdo offices where 12 people were killed Wednesday.
French officials say about 1.3 million people huddled in the windy streets -- some appearing solemn, some upbeat -- marching with French flags and "Je suis Charlie" -- "I am Charlie" -- signs. Some sang and clapped, and portions of the crowd spontaneously burst into applause as they marched.
It was the largest demonstration in French history, according to officials.
The march … [Continue reading...]
American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet
What Is Expo Milano 2015?
• The next World’s Fair is in Milan, Italy from May 1 to October 31, 2015
• With the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life,” the Expo will promote a global dialogue about the future of our food system
• The United States of America is among 147 participating nations
The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
• The USA Pavilion, “American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet,” will showcase American leadership on global food issues, including food security and policy, science and technology, nutrition and health, and culinary culture.
• The main components of the USA Pavilion program are:
o Farm to Table and Back to Farm - Interactive exhibits taking visitors through the food system
o Innovation … [Continue reading...]
Casa Larga Vineyards is one of New York’s premier wine producers, highly regarded for its production of award-winning, world-class Ice Wines.
In 1974, Andrew Colaruotolo (Mr. C), an immigrant from Gaeta, Italy, founded Casa Larga Vineyards as a hobby, seeking to create wines reminiscent of those produced by his family’s vineyard in Italy. The first three wines were produced in 1978, and earned gold and silver medals in the first competition they entered. Casa Larga continues this tradition of excellence to this day – producing high-quality, award-winning wines, while acting as a driving force in the evolution, growth, promotion and recognition of the Finger Lakes wine region.
Casa Larga produces red and white table wines, Champagne and Ice Wine. The winery produces three … [Continue reading...]
10th-anniversary of "Christmas in Italy ®
On Pearl Harbor Day - in addition to the great songs of Italy and Christmas, we will honor living WWII vets, Tony Lo Bianco will participate, PBS-TV's Jim Masters will emcee, students from P.S. 79 and P.S.115 in Queens will sing and dance and I.S. 7 students from Staten Island will "sing" in sign language, plus the Richmond Choral Society of S.I.
(A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project!)
Tickets: 212-220-1460 or
http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=HER10 … [Continue reading...]
Four expertly crafted blends launching in U.S. and Canada
New York, New York (May 14, 2013) – Launching exclusively in North America this fall, Lavazza – Italy’s Favorite Coffee – debuts a distinct line of four specialty blends: Gran Aroma, Classico, Gran Selezione, and Perfetto.
At the heart of Lavazza’s story is a single family’s passion for coffee. Beginning with Luigi Lavazza, in 1895, four generations of the Lavazza family have devoted themselves to continuous innovation, creation and sharing of authentically Italian espresso and coffee experiences.
Ennio Ranaboldo, CEO of Lavazza North America, says, “Lavazza has placed a strong focus on this launch in the U.S. and Canada, two growth markets of strategic importance for us. Using our specific procurement, roasting and … [Continue reading...]
Quick, Easy and Delicious Italian!
Chef, Restaurateur and Top Chef Fan Favorite, Fabio Viviani,
Dishes About How to Make Delicious Meals www.villabertolli.com
Picture this – it’s Wednesday evening, you are rushing home from work and then it dawns on you. You have no idea what to make for dinner. Sound familiar? It’s become a more common problem, as Americans’ busy schedules often stand in the way of preparing home-cooked meals. With so many daily pressures, and never enough time how can you make a great dinner without sacrificing quality and taste?
Available for an interview, Bravo’s Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani can educate your listeners on how to create an authentic, restaurant quality dining experiences at home. After winning the hearts of TV viewers with his charisma on Top … [Continue reading...]
By Terri Hirsch The Italian Treasures from the Calabria Region is being hosted by the Morgan Library & Museum at 225 Madison Avenue, New York City, November 12 through November 16, 2008 (extended until December 7, 2008). On view for the first time in the United States, this exhibition featured a collection of archaeological finds from the Calabria region, including the world-famous Bronzes of Riace. The Bronzes of Riace are two examples of Greek bronze sculpture. Experts argue that these statutes were thrown overboard to prevent a shipwreck while sailing to Calabria. They were found in 1972 near the shores of Reggio Calabria. Calabria is in the southernmost part of the Italian peninsula. On display in the Gilbert Court of the Morgan Library and Museum were five masterpieces of … [Continue reading...]