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Sunday
Dec302012

ITALIAN-AMERICANS AND FIREWORKS

On New Year's Eve we wait for the famous ball drop in New York City's Times Square. In Italy people eat lentils, many wear red underwear for additional luck, and at the stroke of midnight, after kissing each other, they make a racket while watching fireworks illuminate the winter sky. Although fireworks were invented in 7th century China, Italians became the first Europeans to produce them. In the US, the Grucci and the Zambelli families have been leading the industry for quite some time. (more)

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