Category Archives: Naples

Christmas in Campania: Struffoli and Le Luci d’Artista

For Christmas this year, NIAF is highlighting a couple of Christmas traditions from each of Italy’s 20 regions, that perhaps is carried on in your Italian American family. Continue reading

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Italian American WWII Hero Sgt. Lou “Red” Vigliotti

To remember the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, NIAF is recognizing Italian Americans who sacrificed, served and defended peace, freedom and democracy during the war, using the tag #IAWW2Heroes on social media. This entry is a … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con…

By Rosario Mariani, “Un Caffe’ Pagato”   (An espresso coffee already paid for) The tradition started along via Partenopea in Naples as a simple and good-will gesture, by well-off individuals, to pay for a coffee for someone less fortunate. In … Continue reading

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