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Saturday, May 14: thousands expected at the Embassy of Italy for the EU “Open House”

Saturday, May 14: thousands expected at the Embassy of Italy for the EU “Open House”

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Culture and Sports, Made in Italy and science, history and technology. Saturday, May 14 – from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm the Italian Embassy in Washington will become a window on Italy and present a full schedule of activities and initiatives as it opens its doors to the public, like the other Embassies of the […]

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Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio will make the official announcement May 17 during a ceremony at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. —— Washington DC, May 11, 2016 – The New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti is the winner of the 2016 Urbino Press Award, the Italian prize that is awarded annually […]

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Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

On March 21, 2016, the National Gallery of Art debuted the second release in its Online Editions series, Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by the late Miklós Boskovits, one of the leading scholars of early Italian art. More than a decade in the making, this catalog offers a fresh examination of this […]

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Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I am a human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me.” This famous quotation by the Latin playwright Terence (2nd century BC) is often cited as the motto of Humanitas, an ideal based on the fulfillment of the best human potential and values, the pursuit of beauty, education, kindness and tolerance. […]

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Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The White House has announced that President Obama will host President Sergio Mattarella of Italy at the White House on February 8, 2016. President Mattarella will visit the United States February 6-13.  “Italy is a valued NATO ally and a close partner on a broad range of global challenges. During their meeting, the Presidents will […]

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Thirteen D.C. Area Residents Receive National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

Thirteen D.C. Area Residents Receive National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thirteen university students who reside in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students from Maryland are: Anthony Bagileo of Laurel; John Bruno of Bethesda; Daniel Evans of Germantown; Anthony Fiora of Westminser; Maria LaVerghetta of Columbia; Zoe Ottaviani of Silver Spring; Jamie Restivo of Baltimore; and Carlo […]

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Gianandrea Noseda Named Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda Named Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gianandrea Noseda, 51, one of today’s most outstanding conductors and Musical America’s 2015 Conductor of the Year, will become the seventh Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) beginning with the 2017-2018 season. “I am honored to become a part of the National Symphony Orchestra and the Kennedy Center family, said Maestro Noseda, “and look forward […]

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