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Focus sulle imprese italiane nel mercato USA per sostenere la crescita di scambi e investimenti tra Italia e Stati Uniti

Focus sulle imprese italiane nel mercato USA per sostenere la crescita di scambi e investimenti tra Italia e Stati Uniti

| July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Focus sulle imprese italiane e sostegno alla ripartenza di scambi e investimenti Italia-USA al centro dell’incontro virtuale che l’Ambasciatrice italiana a Washington, Mariangela Zappia, ha avuto a pochi giorni dal suo insediamento con i manager delle principali aziende italiane negli USA. “La ripresa economica in Italia e Stati Uniti; le responsabilità internazionali dell’Italia nel G20 […]

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The Fifth Edition of Italian Design Day:  Celebrating Italian Design and Creativity in the World

The Fifth Edition of Italian Design Day: Celebrating Italian Design and Creativity in the World

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

The fifth edition of Italian Design Day kicked off on July 7, 021, in the United States. The initiative, coordinated by the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. is part of the international program promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to celebrate the Italian design and creativity in the world. […]

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Mariangela Zappia New Italian Ambassador to Washington

Mariangela Zappia New Italian Ambassador to Washington

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Italian Government has appointed Mariangela Zappia as the Italian Ambassador to Washington. She is the first woman to ever hold the position. Zappia joined the Foreign Service in 1983, when she was appointed to the legal and political affairs offices before holding various positions at the Italian Embassy in Dakar and at the Consulate […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $95,000 in Scholarships

Lido Civic Club Awards $95,000 in Scholarships

| June 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

 The Lido Civic Club ,  at a reception held at the Kenwood Country Club, officially awarded $95,000 to 14 outstanding Italian American students from the Washington, DC area. The awards were presented by President Richard DiPippo, and Past President and former Scholarship Chair Francesco Isgro. Domenico Bellantone, the First Counselor of the Embassy of Italy, […]

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RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

| May 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Italian American community in Washington DC mourns the passing of Cavaliere Ida Arcorace Dunham, who as founder of Allegro Tours built hundreds of bridges across the Atlantic to her native Calabria, her beloved hometown of Roccella Jonica, and all over Italy through musical and cultural programs — customized music, choral and orchestral tours for […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

| May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ambassador of Italy, Armando Varricchio, bestowed upon Dr. Anthony Fauci the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” (Knight of Grand Cross, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic), conferred by the Italian President of the Republic in recognition of his exceptional career and outstanding contribution to the fight […]

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NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

| May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2021) The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) stands firmly in opposition to the New York City Department of Education’s decision to eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous People’s Day. This decision, which was arrived at without any community input, effectively pits two communities, both worthy of […]

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