Tag: Claudio Bisogniero

Italian American Congressional Delegation of the 113th Congress Welcomed by NIAF and Italy’s Ambassador

Italian American Congressional Delegation of the 113th Congress Welcomed by NIAF and Italy’s Ambassador

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Representatives Bill Pascrell and Pat Tiberi, co-chairs of the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) of the 113th U.S. Congress, welcomed their colleagues to the reception at the United States Capitol Visitors Center hosted by NIAF with IACD on February 27, 2013. Pascrell opened the reception explaining how this delegation works in a bipartisan way to […]

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Italian Armed Forces Day Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Italian Armed Forces Day Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A solemn mass in commemoration of Italian Armed Forces Day and for the fallen soldiers, was held today at the Italian church, Holy Rosary in Washington, D.C.   Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, and the embassy diplomatic corps, including General Giovanni Fantuzzi, joined the parishioners in remembering especially the Italian soldiers who have given their lives this year […]

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Top Italian Wine Producers Showcase Wines on Capitol Hill

Top Italian Wine Producers Showcase Wines on Capitol Hill

| July 21, 2012

Top Italian wine producers recently hosted on Capitol Hill a wine-tasting for the Congressional Wine Caucus and other members of Congress. Congressman Mike Thompson, who with Congressman Dan Lungren, is the co-chair of the Wine Caucus, said that it was “an historic event” because it was only the second time that a country had come […]

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Italian National Day Celebration Dampened by Recent Tragic Events In Italy

Italian National Day Celebration Dampened by Recent Tragic Events In Italy

| June 6, 2012

The annual Italian National Day celebration, or Festa della Repubblica, held at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, was, as Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero noted in his brief remarks, “tinged with a more somber note.” As the more than 1,500 guests entered the Embassy grounds they could clearly see that the Italian flag was flying […]

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Message by the Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero to the Italian Community on the Occasion of Italy’s National Day

Message by the Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero to the Italian Community on the Occasion of Italy’s National Day

| June 4, 2012

Cari connazionali, sono felice di celebrare con voi questo 2 giugno 2012, il mio primo come Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti. Permettemi pero’ di dire subito che sebbene questo giorno sia sempre una festa per il nostro Paese, quest’anno ci troviamo a celebrarlo in modo piu sobrio e con il dolore nel cuore a causa […]

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United States Returns Stolen Antiquities to Italy

United States Returns Stolen Antiquities to Italy

| April 26, 2012

Seven stolen and looted objects of Italian cultural heritage will soon be on their way back to Italy, following a ceremony today in which U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano officially returned the antiquities to Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero at the Embassy of Italy in Washington. Napolitano said that as the great  granddaughter of […]

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Sebastian Rotella, Winner of the 2012 Urbino Press Award ~  “In my house the American dream is not a cliché”

Sebastian Rotella, Winner of the 2012 Urbino Press Award ~ “In my house the American dream is not a cliché”

| April 26, 2012

Sebastian Rotella, a Senior Reporter with ProPublica, an author, and a former reporter with the Los Angeles Times, is the winner of the Seventh Urbino Press Award. Rotella’s father, Salvatore Giuseppe Rotella, emigrated to the United States from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Sicily in 1950. The announcement was made this evening by Italian Ambassador Claudio […]

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