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Italian American WWII Hero: Anthony W. Venezia Sr.
Launched in 2020 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 through the #IAWW2Heroes initiative. This entry is a … Continue reading
Posted in Basilicata, History, IA WW2 Heroes, Italian A Day, WWII Tagged Army, Basilicata, Bernalda Italy, firefighter, First Generation, IAWWIIHeroes, Italian American, Italian American WWII Heroes, Italy, New Jersey, Purple Heart, Union NJ, US Army, Venezia, Veteran, WWII, WWII Veteran Leave a comment
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“Il Presepe” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com On December 8th we celebrated the feast of the Immaculate Conception and the Vatican ushered in the “Year of the Jubilee.” For the Italians, it was the start of a joyous Christmas season. The main … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Culture, History, Italian, Italian American, Italy, NIAF, Un Minuto con, Uncategorized Tagged Basilicata, Buon Natale, Christmas, Culture, Italia, Italian, Italian American, Italy, Manger Scene, Merry Christmas, Natale, Nativity, Nativity Scene, NIAF, Presepe, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Tradition, Year of the Jubilee Leave a comment
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“The Zampognari” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com December 8th is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and Italy officially prepares for il Santo Natale. In most of Southern Italy, it is quite common to see the zampognari playing Christmas carols in grottoes, … Continue reading