Monthly Archives: February 2016

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A Lesson from a Shepherd Boy By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com While my children were growing up, they had to “endure” a yearly trip to Italy to visit their grandparents and other family members. Often, they complained that their friends were … Continue reading

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Why is the Italian language so difficult to preserve? By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com A recent BBC article claims that almost 8,000 universities in non-English speaking countries are offering programs entirely in English. Bachelors and Master degrees are chosen by over … Continue reading

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A Big Cover-up By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Over 47 Million tourists visit Italy every year. People flock to Italy to appreciate its history, poetry, music, lifestyle and art. They particularly appreciate the magnificent artworks in museums, churches, private collections and all … Continue reading

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The Festival of Candelora

By Patrick O’Boyle, Esq. A Pasca Epifania “tutt’e ffeste vanno via”. Risponne ‘a Cannelora : “No, ce stongo io ancora” – (Easter said to Epiphany, “Now all the holidays are gone,” and Candlemas spoke up and said, “I’m still here!”) – Old … Continue reading

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