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Italian Armed Forces Day Celebrated in Washington, DC

Italian Armed Forces Day Celebrated in Washington, DC

| November 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

  On November 4, 2016,  the Italian Armed Forces Day was celebrated in Washington DC at the Italian Embassy.  Major General Luca Goretti, the Defense Attache gave some brief remarks and also announced that his office had donated $2,000 to the Casa Italiana Socioculturtal Center.  Ambassador Armando Varricchio also gave some brief remarks, outlining the […]

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Nation’s Capital Awaits Arrival of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

Nation’s Capital Awaits Arrival of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Nation’s Capital is awaiting the arrival of Italy’s Prime Minister  Matteo Renzi who will be President Obama’s guest  at the White House  on October 18, 2016. The White House said that “Prime Minister Renzi’s visit will be an opportunity to celebrate the depth and breadth of our relationship with Italy and exchange views on […]

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Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: A Cultural and Economic Challenge for a Better Future

Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: A Cultural and Economic Challenge for a Better Future

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

On October 12, 2016 the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica (CCA) – Rome, are proud to present the conference “Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: Economic Challenges for a Better Future” by Roberto Nardi and Andreina Costanzi Cobau. The conference is associated with […]

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NIAF 41st Anniversary Gala Weekend, October 14-15, 2016 Washington

NIAF 41st Anniversary Gala Weekend, October 14-15, 2016 Washington

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation hosts an exciting weekend of events featuring the best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences capped off with a Black Tie Gala Awards Dinner honoring Film Directors Joe and Anthony Russo (The Avengers), football great Franco Harris (Pittsburgh Steelers) and many others. (Washington, D.C. – October 3, 2016) The National […]

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2016 Washington, D.C. Columbus Day Ceremonies celebrate Centennial of National Columbus Memorial at Union Station

2016 Washington, D.C. Columbus Day Ceremonies celebrate Centennial of National Columbus Memorial at Union Station

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Columbus Day ceremonies in the nation’s capital will take place on Monday, October 10, 2016, the 104th anniversary of the National Columbus Memorial. The Memorial, which stands in front of Union Station, was unveiled by President William Howard Taft as part of a multi-day celebration in 1912. It was created by the noted sculptor Lorado Taft, under […]

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L’edizione web mappa di Waldseemüller presentata alla Library of Congress di Washington DC

L’edizione web mappa di Waldseemüller presentata alla Library of Congress di Washington DC

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

In occasione delle giornate di studio per il 5° centenario della Carta Marina di Martin Waldseemüller (1516), 6-7 ottobre 2016 Un’ edizione web per il ‘certificato di nascita’ dell’America. L’ha realizzata il Museo Galileo di Firenze col determinante contributo della Fondazione Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze e con la collaborazione della Library of Congress. […]

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Eat, Drink and Bring Hope at Ristorante I Ricchi!

Eat, Drink and Bring Hope at Ristorante I Ricchi!

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, We cannot physically pick up the pieces of the broken town, Amatrice, which suffered an earthquake last week. But we can join over 600 chefs across the world to provide a dinner of Spaghetti all’Amatriciana with wines from Italy’s most renowned wineries and together provide for them to rebuild. Italy is in my […]

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