Author: Daniele Foti-Cuzzola

16.07.17

Italian Teacher Returns to Childhood Roots for Debut Bilingual Book

From a young age, Daniela Pruiti Ciarello would often get lost in the magical worlds of the fairy tales and fables she was told. “I’ve always been a dreamer,” she proclaims. “Faries, goblins, dragons and magic mirrors populated my childhood, and I often nestle into this world to escape from reality.” Her need to escape during a … Continue reading Italian Teacher Returns to Childhood Roots for Debut Bilingual Book

06.06.17

Tosca and Lucia Di Lammermoor open the celebrations of the 50th West Australian Opera company anniversary

In todays ever-changing digital landscape consumers are constantly looking at faster ways to access entertainment. The increasing popularity of social media and streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix have seen traditional mediums of entertainment including film, television and radio struggle in recent years. It is remarkable that one of the oldest forms of entertainment, … Continue reading Tosca and Lucia Di Lammermoor open the celebrations of the 50th West Australian Opera company anniversary

20.04.17

How the son of humble Italian parents has become a top Australian fashion designer

In a glittering career spanning over three decades, the Perth-based designer Aurelio Costarella has cemented his way to the top of the Australian fashion scene; from showcasing at New York Fashion Week, to having A-list celebrities Rihanna and Kendall Jenner snapped wearing his beautiful gowns, to dressing Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary. Despite his incredible achievements … Continue reading How the son of humble Italian parents has become a top Australian fashion designer

08.02.17

Italian Navy Makes First Stop in WA in Australian Visit

West Australians were the first in the country to get an exclusive look at the Italian naval ship FREMM (European Multi-Mission Frigate) ITS Carabiniere. The state of the art vessel, which boasts the turbine power of 60 Formula One cars and has the capacity to generate enough electricity to a city of 12,000 inhabitants; arrived … Continue reading Italian Navy Makes First Stop in WA in Australian Visit

03.01.17

Two major events of Fremantle join forces aiming to become the biggest Italian Cultural Festival in the Southern Hemisphere

When Italian migrants made the courageous decision to move to Australia, they did not just leave behind family and friends but also their cherished traditions. The “Festa del Santo Patrono” – the feast in honour of the Patron Saint – was and still is the most important religious and social event in ones town or … Continue reading Two major events of Fremantle join forces aiming to become the biggest Italian Cultural Festival in the Southern Hemisphere

28.11.16

Melbourne Filmmaker Narrows ‘The Space Between’ Italian and Australian Cinema

Considering how vibrant and passionate the Italian community in Australia is, it’s both concerning and disheartening how few Italo-Australian stories have made their way onto the big screen. Sure, we all laughed with Vince Colosimo’s Frank in “The Wog Boy” series and went on a journey of self-discovery in “Looking For Alibrandi”, but since then Italo-Australian cinematic stories have … Continue reading Melbourne Filmmaker Narrows ‘The Space Between’ Italian and Australian Cinema

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