Volume 21, No. 30

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 30


Spaghetti with MusslesSagra Nazionale delle Cozze e degli Spaghetti alla Marinara
If you are in Italy for Ferragosto, you may want to visit the small town of Pedaso especially if you enjoy mussels and pasta. Each year between August 12th and the 15th this small town located in the province of Fermo within the Marche region is host to the Sagra Nazionale delle Cozze e degli Spaghetti alla Marinara (National Mussel and Marinara Spaghetti Festival).

Il Palio di Siena
The Palio di Siena is one of the world’s oldest horse races and it is held twice a year in the Tuscan town of Siena. To the Sienese this is more than just a race. It is a way of life and a passion that is instilled in them at birth.

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Piazza Duomo in ParmaPiazza Duomo in Parma

The Piazza Duomo in Parma. From left to right you have the cathedrale, which is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the bell tower and the octagonal baptistery.

* Proverb
La pecora che bela perde il boccone.

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Volume 21, No. 29

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Castel del Monte AndriaBarletta-Andria-Trani Province, Puglia
Barletta-Andria-Trani Province is one of the newest provinces in Italy, officially created in June 2009 by annexing 10 cities from neighboring Bari and Foggia Provinces. Barletta, Andria and Trani are the three provincial capitals, very unusual for Italy, as there normally is only one.

Tarantella Calabrese
Watch the folk group “I Paesani” perform the Tarantella Calabrese.

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Castello MarchesaleCastello Marchesale

The Castello Marchesale in Palmoli was built in 1095 by Pandolfo di Sangro. The town of Palmoli is located in the province of Chieti in Abruzzo region.

* Proverb
La carità comincia a casa propia

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Volume 21, No. 28

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 28


trattoria Settimio al Pellegrino in RomeNon C’è Più
In March of this year, the trattoria Settimio al Pellegrino closed its doors after 88 years of continuous operation. With it, a particularly fine piece of old Italy has slipped out of view.

Ethnic Images
This three part article looks at how the Italian American image has been portrayed in the movie industry. Part one looks at “Post War America”, part 2 is titled “A New Image Emerges” and it concludes with part 3 “A Darker Stereotype & Hope For The Future”.

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Palazzo VecchioPalazzo Vecchio

The Palazzo Vecchio overlooks the Piazza della Signoria in Florence and serves as the town hall.

* Proverb
Che sarà, sarà

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Volume 21, No. 27

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 27


Giostra dell'OrsoGiostra dell’Orso (Joust of the Bear)
The Sanctuary of the Madonna della Civita is one of the oldest in all of Italy. The Madonna holds a special place in my heart because of my family’s devotion to her. Each year my family celebrates the feast of the Madonna by holding a special mass on the Sunday closest to her feast day, which is July 21.

Body Gestures: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
The written word is a powerful form of communication, and when put to use it has the capability to connect generations, enhance history, and store and create vital feelings. But, before there was the written word body gestures were used as a means of communications.

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Certosa di San LorenzoCertosa di San Lorenzo

Located in the center of the photo is the Certosa di San Lorenzo (also known as Certosa di Padula), which is a large Carthusian monastery. This is one of most important monasteries located in Europe and in 1998 it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park and the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia.

* Proverb
La fame caccia il lupo dal bosco

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Volume 21, No. 26

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La Madonna della CivitaLa Madonna della Civita
The Sanctuary of the Madonna della Civita is one of the oldest in all of Italy. The Madonna holds a special place in my heart because of my family’s devotion to her. Each year my family celebrates the feast of the Madonna by holding a special mass on the Sunday closest to her feast day, which is July 21.

Nonna’s Sunflowers
Nonna’s sunflowers produced magical moments that will last a lifetime. Today, on hot summer nights, when I open my own bedroom windows overlooking my little garden, a sigh of sage, lavender, and sweet basil rise to greet me like Nonna’s gentle touch. Her golden sunflowers still grace my garden always reminding me of her sunny smile.

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Our Lady of the Assumption NolaOur Lady of the Assumption

A view of the statue of Our Lady of the Assumption/Madonna dell’Assunta located within the Cathedral of Nola.

* Proverb
La fame muta le fave in mandorle

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Volume 21, No. 25

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Christ of the AbyssChrist of the Abyss (Il Cristo degli Abissi)
With his head and hands raised to the sky, the Christ of the Abyss is the world’s first underwater statue dedicated to divers and those who were lost at sea. The bronze statue is located in the Mediterranean Sea in San Fruttuoso between Camogli and Portofino on the Ligurian Riviera.

When in Rome: Forget Monuments, and Focus on Lifestyle
The route to cultural comprehension through lifestyle, however, can often be confusing for the outsider who wouldn’t dream of coming home without a snapshot of Michelangelo’s Pieta’, as proof of a vacation well-spent. But here are 5 ways you can make you next trip to Rome more meaningful, and help you to view your Amor with a fresh new perspective.

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Neptune's GrottoNeptune’s Grotto

Neptune’s Grotto is a cave located within Capo Caccia near Alghero, Sardinia. The grotto was discovered by a local fisherman back in the eighteenth century. It was this fisherman who decided to call this Neptune’s Grotto after the Roman god of the sea.

* Proverb
Confidenza toglie riverenza

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Volume 21, No. 24

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 24


Lady LibertyLady Liberty
My grandfather never spoke much about his early days in America, or the long ship ride over the ocean, but he often mentioned the awesome feeling he experienced as a young boy when his steamer ship from Naples, Italy, approached Ellis Island. The moment was engraved in his memory.

Il Canto degli Italiani
The Song of the Italians was written by Goffredo Mameli in 1847. Shortly thereafter is was set to music by Michele Novaro. This became a popular hymn during the Risorgimento. It wasn’t until Italy became a republic in 1946 that this was chosen as the country’s national anthem.

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Statue of Dante NaplesStatue of Dante

The statue of Dante Alighieri was sculpted by Tito Angelini in the 19th Century. It is located in the Piazza Dante in Naples.

* Proverb
Il denaro è un buon servo e un cattivo padrone

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Volume 21, No. 23

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 23


Trendy Beaches, Deceiving WitchesTrendy Beaches, Deceiving Witches
Legends say that no woman can become a witch just by a wink of the eye in Romagna. Come the witches’ night between the 23 and 24 of June the town of San Giovanni in Marignano, in province of Rimini is filled with witches who are said to be particularly active and deceiving this night.

The Little Blue One
The legend says that every five years at the summer solstice, her slight figure holding a red rag ball in her hands appears among the castle walls. Light footsteps, sighs and cries are heard and her voice saying “Dad, dad, I’m here.”

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Muggia HarborMuggia Harbor

A look at the boats in the harbor at Muggia. This town is located in the province of Trieste within the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.

* Proverb
I denari sono tondi e ruzzolano

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Volume 21, No. 22

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Le Infiorate di SpelloLe Infiorate di Spello
The Infiorate is a flower festival to celebrate the Corpus Domini feast, which takes place on the ninth Sunday after Easter. The ancient Umbrian town of Spello pays homage each year by creating beautiful floral tapestries to celebrate the Eucharist as the body of Christ. The Infiorate is a custom where groups make carpets entirely out of flowers that decorate the procession route.

Just Peachie!
Sometimes the simplest things can make the best desserts. A ripe juicy succulent peach definitely falls into this category. This isn’t the only way to enjoy this fruit. There is so many things that one can do with a peach that it is no wonder that it ranks second only to the apple in the United States.

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La Madonna NeraLa Madonna Nera

The altar in the Monastery of Montevergine. The painting over the altar is that of La Madonna Nera, or the Black Madonna.

* Proverb
Tutti i gusti sono giusti

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Volume 21, No. 21

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 21


St. Anthony of PaduaSt. Anthony of Padua
St. Anthony lived a short life of nearly 36 years, but in that time he touched the lives of many. He was blessed with a gifted voice and his preachings would attract thousands.

St. Anthony of Italy Folktale
It was at the time of the year when the earth was newly decked with her summer’s livery that the noble champion, St. Anthony of Italy, arrived in Thracia, where he spent his seven years’ travel to the honour of his country, the glory of God, and to his own lasting renown.

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Monte Porzio CatoneMonte Porzio Catone

A mountaintop view from the center of Monte Porzio Catone looking out toward surrounding farmlands.

* Proverb
L’uso fa la legge

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