Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 29 in Italy

Italian authorities announced on Saturday that 1,049 people have tested positive for the COVID19 Coronavirus, while 29 people have died. The country also announced that...

Venice Carnival Canceled, Towns Locked Down After Coronavirus Outbreak in Italy

Italian officials have cut short the Venice Carnival, closing it down entirely on Sunday, and locking down ten towns in northern Italy as they...

Italian Football Team FC Crotone Is Uniquely Proud of Its Greek Origins

One would normally expect the enthusiastic supporters of an Italian football club to be proud of their team and their country and not a...

Hundreds of Students Celebrate Greek Language and Culture in Italy

Hundreds of students from Italy and Greece participated in the five-day-long celebration of the Greek language which took place in Naples this week. Prominent lecturers...

Twenty Fallen Heroes of Greco-Italian War Buried 80 Years After Their Death

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Wednesday informing the public that a total of twenty fallen warriors from the 1940-1941...

International Greek Language Day to be Celebrated in Italy

The Greek community of Naples and Campania in Italy is organizing a week-long celebration of the Greek language to honor International Greek Language Day...

Calabrian Greek, a Language on the Brink of Extinction

There are two minority Greek languages officially recognized in Italy's south. Greko and Griko -- both spoken by the "Calabrian Greeks" -- are both...

Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were...

Ancient Fresco Portraying Greek Myth Unveiled in Pompeii, Italy

Italian authorities recently unveiled to the public an ancient fresco depicting a famous Greek myth in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed...

Founded by a Greek, Italy’s Most Famous Cafe Facing Closure

The future of Caffè Greco, Rome’s oldest coffee bar that was founded by a Greek in 1760, hangs in the balance as a date...