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The Promotion of Italian Language in the United States Enters a “Critical” Phase

The Promotion of Italian Language in the United States Enters a “Critical” Phase

| April 18, 2012

The Italian Embassy, represented by Minister Cristiano Maggipinto and the Director of the Education Office, Lucia Dalla Montà, brought together the leadership of Italian American organizations in the Washington Metropolitan area to discuss the status of programs to teach Italian in American schools and in particular future funding for the programs. The good news is […]

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This is America: Nationals’ Opening Day

This is America: Nationals’ Opening Day

| April 12, 2012

 

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Easter Sunday Celebrated at Holy Rosary Church

Easter Sunday Celebrated at Holy Rosary Church

| April 8, 2012

Happy Easter and Buona Pasqua to all our visitors! Hundreds of Italian Americans living in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, attended standing-room only Easter Masses at the Italian parish, Holy Rosary Church.  Easter Sunday at Holy Rosary Church The 10:30 a.m. Italian Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, currently Permanent Observer of Holy See to […]

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Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Celebrates Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Palm Sunday; Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Welcomed by Italian American Community

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Celebrates Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Palm Sunday; Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Welcomed by Italian American Community

| April 1, 2012

On Palm Sunday, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva, celebrated the Italian Mass at Holy Rosary Church in Washington D.C.  Archbishop Tomasi is the brother of Fr. Lydio Tomasi, pastor of Holy Rosary Church. Also attending the Mass were Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero and his […]

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39th Italian American Open Set for June 4th    Hosted by Lido Civic Club

39th Italian American Open Set for June 4th Hosted by Lido Civic Club

| March 28, 2012

The 39th Italian American Open hosted by the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C., will be held on June 4, 2012 at Norbeck Country Club in Rockville, Md., near the intersection of Georgia Ave. and Norbeck Rd. Last year’s event raised $30,000 to benefit Casa Italiana, the Italian Cultural Center in Washington, D.C. and the […]

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At Casa Italiana Cultural Center Winemakers Offer Homemade Vintages

At Casa Italiana Cultural Center Winemakers Offer Homemade Vintages

| March 19, 2012

More than a 150 people enjoyed last Sunday afternoon at Casa Italiana Cultural Center tasting home made wine. The event was hosted by the Washington Winemakers, a group composed  mostly by Italian Americans who get together each year to order grapes and supplies, socialize and exchange ideas.  In addition to wine, there was also an abundance of food, […]

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Italian American Thom Loverro, professional sports writer speaks at Lido Civic Club

Italian American Thom Loverro, professional sports writer speaks at Lido Civic Club

| March 18, 2012

Thom Loverro, one of the country’s top sports journalists and co-host of a local sports talk show, was recently a guest speaker at the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C. Loverro, whose paternal grandparents emigrated from Bari, Italy, grew up in Brooklyn and later moved to Pennsylvania. He began his journalism career in 1977 and […]

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