Vendemmia Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ladies and Gentleman! The Societá da Vinci will be holding its 15th Annual Vendemmia da Vinci celebration as an indoor event at the Christiana Hilton on October 28, 2018 from 3:00PM to 7:00PM. We are a 501 (c)3 charitable organization which awards several grants and scholarships each year. These include Little Sisters … Read more…

WATCH: Stromboli volcano’s SPECTACULAR explosion brings in New Year in Southern Italy

The Stromboli volcano – where experts have recorded high levels of seismic activity since December 2017 – is located in the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily. Spectacular footage shows the Stromboli volcano roaringly erupting, spewing volcanic residues and incandescent lava into the air. The impressive show also spurred a group of around 20 tourists to celebrate the … Read more…

Celebrating cuccidati, the Sicilian Christmas cookie that merits its own festival

On a recent cold and gray December Sunday, dozens of Italian families gathered to celebrate a Sicilian Christmas cookie at Casa Italia, the Italian cultural center in west suburban Stone Park. Little known outside Italian-American communities, the fig-stuffed treats, called cuccidati, are loved enough to warrant their own festival, now in its second year. “Cuccidati … Read more…