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NIAF Celebrates and Promotes October as Italian American Heritage Month

NIAF Celebrates and Promotes October as Italian American Heritage Month

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – October 2, 2019) – The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually celebrates and promotes the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. This year, NIAF thanks the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) for its effort to have October recognized as Italian American Heritage Month. On Tuesday, Co-chairs of the IACD Congressmen […]

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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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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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Plans Unveiled for the Robert Facchina Italian American Museum of Washington D.C.  ​

Plans Unveiled for the Robert Facchina Italian American Museum of Washington D.C. ​

| June 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a recent brunch for the Founders of Casa Italiana, Fr. Ezio Marchetto, as the Chairman of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc., updated guests on the organization’s future programs and projects, and unveiled the plans for the new Robert Facchina Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). The mission of the museum is to […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington, Armando Varricchio, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington, Armando Varricchio, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

| June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cari amici, nel festeggiare oggi il 73mo anniversario della nascita della Repubblica celebriamo l’affermazione della libertà e della democrazia in Italia. Una scelta che ha tracciato il cammino del nostro Paese, ancorandolo saldamente all’Europa e agli Stati Uniti d’America. Da allora i rapporti tra i nostri Paesi sono cresciuti sotto ogni profilo, in ogni disciplina […]

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