2016 Washington, D.C. Columbus Day Ceremonies celebrate Centennial of National Columbus Memorial at Union Station
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 […]
The Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) annual conference will be held on October 17-18, 2016 at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC. During the event the Italian Scientific Community meets the institutions, the industry, academia to discuss breakthrough ideas, network, and to award projects of young Italians through the ISSNAF Young […]
At the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the history begins with the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus and the voyages of Amerigo Vespucci.
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. […]
The White House announced today that President Obama will host Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy at the White House for an Official Visit on October 18, 2016. Prime Minister Renzi’s visit will be an opportunity to celebrate the depth and breadth of our relationship with Italy and exchange views on the future of Europe. Italy […]
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 […]
The much anticipated 52nd annual Villa Rosa Italian Festival will be held on the Villa Rosa grounds on September 11, 2016. Holy Rosary parishioners, Darlene and Nick Battista, who have managed the festival since 2007, have been working overtime to ensure the success of this fundraising event. About 100 volunteers help with the festival, including […]