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Italy’s Armed Forces Day Commemorated in Washington, DC

Italy’s Armed Forces Day Commemorated in Washington, DC

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Italian Armed Forces Day was commemorated in Washington, DC with a solemn mass at the Italian Church, Holy Rosary on Sunday, November 1, 2015, and on November 4, with a reception at the Italian Embassy. The Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, Defense Attache Major General Luca Goretti, and the Embassy diplomatic and military corps joined […]

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Italy’s Armed Forces Day

Italy’s Armed Forces Day

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Chiara Civello

Chiara Civello

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Italian and also American singer, songwriter, pianist Chiara Civello performs her rendition of Vasco Rossi’s “Va bene, Va bene cosi.” Filmed live with a Nikon camera at The Hamilton in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2015. Isn’t she great? Chiara Civello (born June 15, 1975 in Rome, Italy), is a singer-songwriter, and pianist. Originally from Rome, but now […]

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The National Italian American Foundation Celebrates 40 Years

The National Italian American Foundation Celebrates 40 Years

| October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Celebration of Family, Culture, Song and Food On October 16-17, 2015, the National Italian American Foundation recreated its 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend into an extravaganza of song, homage to heritage, family ties, and passion for food. The Foundation’s celebration of its 40-year milestone united Italian American and Italian cultures of the past with […]

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Presidential Proclamation — Columbus Day, 2015

Presidential Proclamation — Columbus Day, 2015

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Columbus’s arrival in the New World inspired many and allowed for generations of Italians to follow — people whose Italian-American heritage contributes in immeasurable ways to making our country what it is, and who continue to help strengthen the friendship between the United States and Italy.”   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF […]

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Columbus Day Ceremony in Washington, DC

Columbus Day Ceremony in Washington, DC

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Christopher Columbus Association, together with Italian-American organizations from the Washington, DC area, will be hosting a ceremony  at the Columbus Memorial Statue in front of Union Station in Washington, DC on Monday, October 12, 2015. The United States Marine Band will begin the program at 10:45 am with patriotic marches – always a […]

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Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence at Hirshhorn – Italian works from Futurism to Arte Povera to Kinetic Art

Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence at Hirshhorn – Italian works from Futurism to Arte Povera to Kinetic Art

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit called Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971) is on view at the Hirshhorn Museum. The show features 20 works from the museum’s collection that demonstrate the contributions of Italian artists to the evolution of abstract art. The collection includes art movements and trends such as futurism, spatialism, op art and kinetic […]

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