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Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian Language Meets at Italian Embassy

Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian Language Meets at Italian Embassy

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On December 10, 2016, Catherine Flumiani, the First Counselor for Consular and Social Affairs at the Italian Embassy, convened a meeting of the Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian language. The meeting was attended by representatives of Italian and Italian-American associations, the Ente Gestore for the Washington DC area, and professors of Italian […]

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Teaching of Italian at Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County

Teaching of Italian at Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Director of the Education Office of the Italian Embassy, Professor Maria Fusco, visited Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County on November 30. This provided an excellent opportunity to confirm the importance of cooperation between the Embassy and the Fairfax County Public Schools regarding the teaching of the Italian language in local schools. The Embassy […]

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Italian Wounded Warriors visit the United States

Italian Wounded Warriors visit the United States

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

A delegation of Italian “Wounded Warriors”, led by Lieutenant Colonel Gianfranco Paglia, Italy’s Gold Medal of Military Valor and advisor to the Minister of Defense, visited the USA from November 28 to December 2, 2016. The delegation of Italian soldiers wounded during mission, comprised of Lieutenant Colonel Marco Iannuzzi, Command Sergeant Major Bonaventura Bove, Corporal […]

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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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Things Have Changed:  Congratulations Bob Dylan!

Things Have Changed: Congratulations Bob Dylan!

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Things Have Changed A worried man with a worried mind No one in front of me and nothing behind There’s a woman on my lap and she’s drinking champagne Got white skin, got assassin’s eyes I’m looking up into the sapphire-tinted skies I’m well dressed, waiting on the last train Standing on the gallows with […]

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Ambassador Constance Albanese Morella Awarded Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by Japanese Government

Ambassador Constance Albanese Morella Awarded Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by Japanese Government

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ambassador Constance Albanese Morella was recently Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by the Government of Japan.   The award was presented by the U.S. Ambassador of Japan, Kenichiro Sasae at a ceremony held on September 29, 2016, at the Ambassador’s residence. In conferring the award,  the Japanese Ambassador noted that […]

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Lido Civic Club to Honor Tom Raffa

Lido Civic Club to Honor Tom Raffa

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C., will be honoring Mr. Tom Raffa with the Lido Civic Club Man of the Year award. The event will take place at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Tom Raffa is President and CEO of Raffa, PC, a B-Corp certified, national top 100 […]

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