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NIAF Museum on Italian Immigration is Open!

NIAF Museum on Italian Immigration is Open!

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The NIAF Immigration Museum recounts the hardships that Italian immigrants faced from enduring the journey across the Atlantic by ship and living in the United States, to their successes in the fields of music, entertainment, government, business, and the extraordinary achievements of Italian American women. Open to the public Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., […]

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La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

| February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Washington, 25 febbraio 2019. L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio è intervenuto oggi ad un evento per celebrare la Delegazione Italo-americana nel 116° Congresso organizzato dalla National Italian-American Foundation (NIAF) nel corso del quale i Presidenti della Fondazione Gabe Battista e Pat Harrison hanno dato il benvenuto a quattro nuovi membri italo-americani della House: Anthony Brindisi, Greg […]

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Italy and DC Public Schools Sign Agreement to Develop Italian Language Programs in the Nation’s Capital

Italy and DC Public Schools Sign Agreement to Develop Italian Language Programs in the Nation’s Capital

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and […]

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Remembering Mosaicist Antonio Bianchini (1939-2019)

Remembering Mosaicist Antonio Bianchini (1939-2019)

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Antonio Bianchini was born in Tripoli, Libya with Italian citizenship. After WWII, he and his family, that included four siblings, moved back to Rome and lived in a refugee camp for nine years. The accommodations included a single room separated by a sheet, community bathrooms and traveling three flights to gather, water. His childhood experiences […]

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Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni New President Lido Civic Club

Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni New President Lido Civic Club

| December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Continuing the 89th years-old tradition, Lido Civic Club President Thomas Regnante, passed the gavel to newly elected President Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni at the recent Lido Civic Club Past Presidents Night Gala. Enzo, whose term begins on January 1, 2019, is a proud first generation Italian-American whose parents both emigrated from Italy. His father, Domenico, was […]

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“We are not Italian. We are ethnic Italian Americans”

“We are not Italian. We are ethnic Italian Americans”

| December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored two distinguished Italian Americans at its 89th Anniversary and Past Presidents Night Gala.  Vito Germinario, CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mid-Atlantic, was recognized by the Lido Club as the 2018 Man of the Year. The recipient of the Club’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award was Donald P. Loren, […]

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Bella Italia Market Brings Best of Italy to Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

Bella Italia Market Brings Best of Italy to Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 1,000 visitors enjoy the unique cultural experience It took a village to make the Bella Italia Market a huge success — nearly 50 members of the community volunteered hundreds of hours of their time toward organizing and assisting at the event, held to benefit future heritage, educational and cultural programs sponsored by the […]

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