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‘What’s America without pasta?’ Lou Barletta forms coalition to keep Italian food products out of trade war

‘What’s America without pasta?’ Lou Barletta forms coalition to keep Italian food products out of trade war

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The former Pennsylvania congressman’s lobbying group shows even Mr. Trump’s staunch supporters are growing wary of trade wars with allies. “Mr. Barletta on Wednesday announced the launch of the American Italian Food Coalition, a group of Italian food companies, manufacturers and trade associations that will try to head off tariffs on Italian pasta, coffee, biscuits […]

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Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fiat Chrysler is halting production of its Fiat 500 and electric 500e hatchbacks in North America. Source: Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

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Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

| September 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Verrocchio’s First Comprehensive Exhibition Explores His Innovation in Renaissance Art and Culture at National Gallery of Art, September 15, 2019 through January 12, 2020 The National Gallery of Art presenting Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence, the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States on Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, […]

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“Verrocchio: sculptor and painter of Renaissance Florence” (15 settembre 2019 – 12 gennaio 2020). Prima retrospettiva USA su Andrea del Verrocchio alla National Gallery of Art

“Verrocchio: sculptor and painter of Renaissance Florence” (15 settembre 2019 – 12 gennaio 2020). Prima retrospettiva USA su Andrea del Verrocchio alla National Gallery of Art

| September 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

L’arte italiana continua a stupire Washington. La prossima apertura della prima retrospettiva americana su Andrea del Verrocchio “Verrocchio: sculptor and painter of Renaissance Florence” (15 settembre 2019 – 12 gennaio 2020) alla National Gallery of Art, una delle più prestigiose istituzioni museali degli Stati Uniti, avvia una nuova stagione da protagonista per la cultura italiana […]

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50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC (19 luglio 2019) – Il 20 luglio 2019 ricorre il 50esimo anniversario dello sbarco dell’uomo sulla Luna, un evento epocale per l’umanità che ha segnato l’inizio dell’era spaziale, di cui anche l’Italia è stata e continua ad essere protagonista.  “E’ motivo di orgoglio per l’Italia – ha detto l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio – […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a reception held at the Italian Embassy, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, awarded $60,000 to local Italian-American college-bound and college students.  The scholarship amount was matched by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). The evening began with welcoming remarks by Francesco Isgro, the Lido Civic club Scholarship Awards Chairman. The Embassy of […]

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sen. Matteo Salvini in Washington

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sen. Matteo Salvini in Washington

| June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

During his brief visit in Washington DC (June 17, 2019, Matteo Salvini,  the Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with US Vice President Michael R. Pence at the White House and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the Department of State. According to the Italian Embassy press statement, “the meetings allowed […]

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