Volume 23, No. 1

moltoitalianoVolume 23, No. 1


Cavalcade of the MagiCavalcade of the Magi
January 6th marks the 12th day of Christmas and it is called the Epiphany. To commemorate this special day the city of Florence, Italy hosts a pageant called the Cavalcata dei Magi (Cavalcade of the Magi). This is the biggest street procession in Florence and there are over 700 participants who dress in medieval costumes.

Tale of La Befana
Traditionally, the Epiphany or Little Christmas is a holiday for children in Italy. La Befana goes around on the eve of the Epiphany giving gifts to good kids and lumps of coal to the bad ones.

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Tocco da CasauriaTocco da Casauria

The town of Tocco da Casauria is located in the province of Pescara. Located behind the town is the Majella, which is a limestone massif that is part of the Central Apennines, in Abruzzo. Tocco revitalized its economy when it added these wind turbines. They are able to use the money generated by the turbines to help subsidize programs and cut taxes.

* Proverb
Casa il figlio quando vuoi e la figlia quando puoi.

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Volume 22, No. 41

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 41


Tu Scendi dalle StelleTu Scendi dalle Stelle
Tu scendi dalle stelle is Italy’s most beloved Christmas song that can be heard throughout Italy during the holiday season. This song dates back to the 18th century and was composed by Saint Alphonsus Liguori.

Frank Capra’s Wonderful Film Gave America Hope When We Needed it Most
During the dark decade of the 1930s, Frank Capra’s films brought light where there was darkness and hope where there was despair to a nation in desperate need of an uplifting message. If only for a few minutes, in a darkened theatre, Capra’s films inspired irrepressible optimism in American audiences and when they left the theater, they left feeling better about themselves and the future of their world.

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Pieta Madonna della CoronaPieta Madonna della Corona

Set in the rocky walls above the altar is the Pietà surrounded by a crown of thorns and five angelic groups. This work was done by Raffaele Bonente. At the bottom you will find the statue of the Addolorata, which dates back to 1432.

* Proverb
Uomo ammogliato, uccello in gabbia.

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Volume 22, No.40

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 40


Gubbio's Christmas TreeLighting of the Christmas Tree
One of the things I love about Italy is the different and unique traditions they do throughout the year and in particular during various holidays. One tradition that takes place during the Christmas season is the lighting of the Christmas tree in the city of Gubbio, Umbria.

Manarola’s Illuminated Presepe
An enduring tradition that has been a part of the Christmas season in Italy is the beautiful nativity scenes (presepio) that decorate homes and towns throughout Italy. Over the years these scenes have expanded to include more than just the Holy Family and the three Wise Men. They can be elaborate works of art that depict entire villages. Of all the scenes throughout Italy the one in Manarola stands out and can be seen for miles.

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Madonna del PonteMadonna del Ponte

The Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte is dedicated to Santa Maria del Ponte (Saint Mary of the Bridge). This duomo is located in Lanciano in the Chieti province.

* Proverb
Ogni vite vuole il suo palo.

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Volume 22, No. 39

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 39


The Rockefeller Center Christmas TreeThe Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
Each year in the heart of New York City people gather to witness an amazing spectacle that has become an enduring symbol of the Christmas season. The lighting of the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree has been a New York tradition that dates to the 1930’s.

Castagne
When many people think of chestnuts the first thing that comes to mind is the verse Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Many people don’t realize how important this food crop has been throughout history.

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Lamezia TermeLamezia Terme

This is a great look at the coastline. You have the Tyrrhenian Sea meeting the sandy beach on the Calabrian coast.

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La prima donna matrimonio, la seconda compagnia, la terza un’eresia.

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Volume 22, No. 38

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 38


Festa della Madonna della SaluteFesta della Madonna della Salute
As millions of families across the United States are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving the people of Venice are also preparing to celebrate and give thanks to the Madonna della Salute with a festival in her honor.

Traditional Gnocchi
When I was little I would sit and watch my mother make gnocchi from scratch. Being Italian she learnt how to make this dish from her mother in the small Friuli village where she was born. She never measured out the ingredients and never used a bowl.

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Castello ScaligieriCastello Scaligieri

This 13th century castle is located in the town of Sirmione. Sirmione is a peninsula that is located in the southern portion of Lake Garda.

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Chi di lontano si va á maritare, o sarà ingannato, o vuol ingannare.

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Volume 22, No. 37

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 37


PandolcePandolce Genovese
Pandolce Genovese (u pandùce in Genoese dialect) is a sweet bread typically made during Christmas and other festive occasions, but over the centuries it has become a dessert that can be enjoyed anytime.

La Tempesta
Already master of his peculiar style, Giorgione painted this work of art, that many critics intended, unsuccessfully, to give it a symbolical and misterious meaning.

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Lago di ScannoLago di Scanno

Lago di Scanno, which is a lake located in the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise). The lake is situated in the north east portion of the park in the town of Scanno.

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A buona volontà, non manca facoltà.

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Volume 22, No. 36

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 36


Sagra del TordoSagra del Tordo
During the last weekend in October the town of Montalcino in the province of Siena, Tuscany hosts the Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush). This is the biggest and most important event for the town and one that the entire townspeople are involved in.

Table Tells Tale of Family Togetherness
It’s an unlikely- looking treasure, that old oak table of mine, with its cracks, weakening chairs and worn out corners, but it is a treasure to me. The memories it holds are timeless and priceless.

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Lago di BarreaLago di Barrea

The lake is situated in the eastern portion of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise) in the town of Barrea.

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Ognuno porta la sua croce.

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Volume 22, No. 35

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 35


Il DitoIl Dito
Milan, Italy a major political center for centuries is also renowned for its art, architecture, and cultural heritage. Among the many beautiful landmarks, you will find the L.O.V.E. statue that stands in the center of the Piazza degli Affari.

Homemade Wine
This two part series takes a look at the process of making homemade wine. It also includes a photo tour taking you through the various steps involved in making your own wine.

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Ischia PonteIschia Ponte

Ponte means bridge in Italian, which is where the name Ischia Ponte, the town with the bridge from the castle to the island, got its name.

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Chi dorme non piglia pesci.

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Volume 22, No. 34

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 34


Barcolana Autumn Cup RegattaBarcolana Autumn Cup Regatta
On the second Sunday in October Trieste, the city that embraces the sea, hosts the Barcolana Regatta, which is one of the largest and most popular regattas in the world.

Eh, Paisano! Pour the Wine
There is a lot that can be learned from having a glass of wine. Not only is it filled with family traditions it also plays an important role in healthy living.

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Gioiosa MareaGioiosa Marea

Sunrise over the Tyrrhenian Sea. The view is from the town of Gioiosa Marea, which is located on the northeast coast in the province of Messina. If you look at the sun it actually looks like it is shaped as a star.

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Vivi e lascia vivere.

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Volume 22, No. 33

moltoitalianoVolume 22, No. 33


Castel dell'OvoCastel dell’Ovo
Guarding the Gulf of Naples is the ancient fortress Castel dell’Ovo (Egg Castle). Naples oldest castle was built in the 12th century by the Normans, but it has a storied past that spans over 2000 years.

Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius, which is probably the most famous volcano in the world, is situated just above the Gulf of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. Vesuvius also happens to be the only active volcano located on the mainland of Europe.

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Lido papardòLido Papardò

A view of the sea from a terrace on the Lido Papardò. The Lido Papardò is a seaside leisure park that allows you to enjoy the sandy white beach while you are surrounded by the Mediterranean vegetation and Gaeta’s ancient olive trees.

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Quando la gatta non è in paese, i topi ballano.

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