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NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following is an official statement from National Italian American Foundation (NIAF): The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) supports Christopher Columbus Day and opposes public campaigns that advocate for its elimination as a federal holiday. As an organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of Italian American heritage, we support unequivocally keeping Columbus Day as a […]

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The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy at the National Gallery of Art

The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy at the National Gallery of Art

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the rarest and most beautiful prints that flourished throughout 16th-century Italy. The first comprehensive study devoted to this subject, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy casts new light on the beginnings and remarkable efflorescence of this art form, informed by new art-historical and technical research carried out over the last decade. […]

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Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The DC State Council Annual Christopher Columbus Mass will be held on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at Holy Rosary Church, 595 (3rd St NW, Washington, DC 20001) at 10:30am with Fr. Ezio Marchetto celebrating Mass in Italian. There will also be a parish procession before Mass beginning at 10:00 am. Refreshments and brief program will […]

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Christopher Columbus Presidential Proclamation

Christopher Columbus Presidential Proclamation

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Although Spain sponsored his voyage, Columbus was, in fact, a proud citizen of the Italian City of Genoa.  As we celebrate the tremendous strides our Nation has made since his arrival, we acknowledge the important contributions of Italian Americans to our country’s culture, business, and civic life.  We are also thankful for our relationship with […]

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Trio Dante’s Performance at Casa Italiana

Trio Dante’s Performance at Casa Italiana

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Italian artists, Roberto Molinelli, Luca Marziali, and Alessandro Culiani, aka the Trio Dante, performed to great acclaim at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center in Washington, D.C. on September 29, 2018.  

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Trio Dante to Perform at Casa Italiana on Sept 29

Trio Dante to Perform at Casa Italiana on Sept 29

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Founded in 1995, the Trio Dante (formerly Trio Lennon) is composed of renowned Italian soloists and performs a repertoire that ranges from classical and romantic with influences from the Vienna School to contemporary and American music including works composed for the Trio itself, passing thru the Beatles to arrive to the Italian soul with the […]

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Messaggio del Signor Ministro Enzo Moavero Milanesi agli Italiani all’estero in occasione della Giornata del Sacrificio Italiano nel Mondo (8 Agosto 2018)

Messaggio del Signor Ministro Enzo Moavero Milanesi agli Italiani all’estero in occasione della Giornata del Sacrificio Italiano nel Mondo (8 Agosto 2018)

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cari Amici, in occasione del 62° anniversario della tragedia della miniera di Marcinelle, in Belgio, desidero condividere con voi qualche breve riflessione, per rendere omaggio ai 262 minatori che l’8 agosto del 1956 persero la vita a Bois du Cazier. Fra i morti si contarono 136 italiani, una tragedia immensa, una ferita profonda che l’Italia […]

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