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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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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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700esimo anniversario della morte di Dante Alighieri. Le celebrazioni per il Sommo Poeta sbarcano negli Stati Uniti.

700esimo anniversario della morte di Dante Alighieri. Le celebrazioni per il Sommo Poeta sbarcano negli Stati Uniti.

| February 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC (3 febbraio 2021) — Dopo le celebrazioni leonardesche del 2019 e quelle raffaellesche del 2020, l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington con la propria rete consolare e degli Istituti Italiani di Cultura negli Stati Uniti commemorano il settecentesimo anniversario delle morte di Dante Alighieri con un ricco programma di oltre 60 iniziative organizzate su tutto […]

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Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dear Voce readers, After nearly fourteen years of managing Voce Italiana, it’s time to let other fresh voices be heard and to pass the torch to a new editorial team. During the past two years I have spent increasingly more time on my volunteer duties as President of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center Inc. and […]

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Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

| December 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling it an “an historic day for our Italian and Italian American community,” on December 15, 2020, CISC President Francesco Isgro, together with CISC Chair Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Italian Embassy First Counselor Domenico Bellantone, & donor Commendatore Robert Facchina cut the ribbon at the inauguration of the Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). Due […]

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L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio insignisce Francesca Zambello dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia.

L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio insignisce Francesca Zambello dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Washington DC (22 settembre 2020) – L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio ha insignito Francesca Zambello, Direttrice Artistica della Washington National Opera e del Glimmerglass Festival, dell’Onorificenza di Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia per il suo contributo alla diffusione del patrimonio musicale e operistico italiano negli Stati Uniti e nel mondo. Francesca Zambello ha dato vita a […]

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NGA Sculpture Garden  to Reopen June 20

NGA Sculpture Garden to Reopen June 20

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Enjoy the lush, 6.1-acre garden and discover 21 modern and contemporary outdoor sculptures when the Sculpture Garden reopens on June 20. The Pavilion Café will offer prepackaged salads, sandwiches, and beverages for outdoor, credit card–only purchase. For the safety and well-being of all, visitor capacity will be limited, visitors ages 2 and up will be […]

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