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“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a younger generation of Italians emigrates in search of better opportunities, an older generation of Italians who have lived abroad for many years look back nostalgically to return to their homeland. The views of these two faces of migration were well-encapsulated in the world-premiere performance of “Moving Out,” a two-character theatrical/operatic play composed by […]

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Message from Italian Ambassador on Italian National Day

Message from Italian Ambassador on Italian National Day

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

I am very pleased to extend my warm greetings to Italians, and Italian-Americans, in the United States on the occasion of Italy’s National Day. I would like to thank all of our fellow citizens, our American friends of Italian origin and all those who recognize themselves – in their different ways – in Italy, for […]

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Condoleezza Rice, Airline Industry Leader Nicholas Calio, Real Estate Developer Joseph Mattone, Philanthropist Mary Ann Mattone & Labor Leader Paul Rinaldi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation®

Condoleezza Rice, Airline Industry Leader Nicholas Calio, Real Estate Developer Joseph Mattone, Philanthropist Mary Ann Mattone & Labor Leader Paul Rinaldi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation®

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

  WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 – Leaders in public service, business, labor, and philanthropy received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage. Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice; Airline […]

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Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

| May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annual Mass in commemoration of the assassination of Giovanni Falcone will be held at Holy Rosary Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.  Franco Impala’, First Secretary at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C., and the recipient of two scholarships awarded by the Giovanni and Francesca Falcone Foundation will deliver brief remarks. […]

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Saturday, May 14: thousands expected at the Embassy of Italy for the EU “Open House”

Saturday, May 14: thousands expected at the Embassy of Italy for the EU “Open House”

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Culture and Sports, Made in Italy and science, history and technology. Saturday, May 14 – from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm the Italian Embassy in Washington will become a window on Italy and present a full schedule of activities and initiatives as it opens its doors to the public, like the other Embassies of the […]

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Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio will make the official announcement May 17 during a ceremony at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. —— Washington DC, May 11, 2016 – The New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti is the winner of the 2016 Urbino Press Award, the Italian prize that is awarded annually […]

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Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I am a human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me.” This famous quotation by the Latin playwright Terence (2nd century BC) is often cited as the motto of Humanitas, an ideal based on the fulfillment of the best human potential and values, the pursuit of beauty, education, kindness and tolerance. […]

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