RSSItalian Americans

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 […]

Continue Reading

Remembering Angelo A. Puglisi, Sr.

Remembering Angelo A. Puglisi, Sr.

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Italian-American Community in Washington, D.C., mourns the passing on October 24, 2018, of Angelo Puglisi a long-time supporter of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center and Holy Rosary Church.  He was 93 years old.  Angelo, as he liked to be called, was an active member of the Lido Civic Club for 62 years. He was […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

The 2018 National Columbus Day Ceremony in Washington DC

The 2018 National Columbus Day Ceremony in Washington DC

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 National Columbus Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018, at the Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza across from the Union Station. The festivities will begin at 10:45 am with music from “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. Other featured parts of the program include: US Joint Services Honor Guard, Knights […]

Continue Reading