The annual Gala of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC., that will take place on Thursday, May 23rd 2019, at the Embassy of Italy.
This annual event is a celebration of the excellence of Italian culture, in its many facets. It celebrate the career of Italians who succeeded in the US, the winners of our scholarship awards, teachers, students, journalists, entrepreneurs, all the promoters and lovers of Italian culture.
This year’s theme is “L’Italia e la danza” and the Honorary Guest will be internationally renowned Italian choreographer Mimmo Miccolis of the Washington Ballet. W The ICS will celebrate his career with a dance performance and a conversation led by art critic Renato Miracco, with the participation of former American Ballet Theater star Julie Kent, the Artistic Director of the Washington BalletThe evening will continue with an Italian-style Aperitivo and formal dinner, a unique Silent Auction and our Scholarship Awards ceremony, which will include a piano performance.