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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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Memorial Mass Celebrated in Washington for Victims of Italian Earthquake

Memorial Mass Celebrated in Washington for Victims of Italian Earthquake

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A memorial mass for the victims of the Italian earthquake, was celebrated on Sunday, August 28, by Fr. Ezio Marchetto at Holy Rosary Church, the Italian National Parish of Washington, D.C.  Among the many parishioners attending the mass, was also the Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio.    

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Washington – Opening on September 7 of exhibit on the Requalification of Iraqi Cultural

Washington – Opening on September 7 of exhibit on the Requalification of Iraqi Cultural

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage” opens on September 7, 2016. The exhibit is organized by the Italian Embassy and the Italian Institute of Culture in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino (Research Archaeological Excavations Center of Turin – Crast) […]

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