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Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

| January 20, 2018

In the public classrooms of Glendale Unified School District, a small part of Los Angeles is being taught language arts, math, and science in Italian nearly all day long. Source: Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

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Lady Gaga wows Milan crowd with Joanne tour 

Lady Gaga wows Milan crowd with Joanne tour 

| January 20, 2018

Gaga gave a monologue on equality and then launched into “Edge of Glory”, dedicating it to her family and in particular to her cousins Antonino, Giuseppe and Maria Germanotta.    “Today I’m here with my whole family,” she said, seated at the piano.    “I met my Italian cousins for the first time; they came up from […]

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Ducati MotoGP launch: 2018 livery revealed in Italy 

Ducati MotoGP launch: 2018 livery revealed in Italy 

| January 15, 2018

The Italian manufacturer unveiled its revised colour scheme – featuring a tweaked design and sections of grey to go with its traditional red and white colours – during a launch event on Monday morning near its Borgo Panigale headquarters in Bologna, where Dovizioso and Lorenzo were on hand. Source: Ducati MotoGP launch: 2018 livery revealed […]

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50 years since Sicily’s earthquake, an urban disaster of a different kind

50 years since Sicily’s earthquake, an urban disaster of a different kind

| January 15, 2018

“The truth is that we were victims of an urban experiment imposed on us from the top,” says the current mayor, Lorenzo Pagliaroli. “But cities cannot be rebuilt in a few years. The old Poggioreale was founded in 1642 and it took 300 years to model it, according to the habits of its people. Source: […]

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Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington Armando Varricchio on the occasion of the Christmas Holidays

Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington Armando Varricchio on the occasion of the Christmas Holidays

| December 21, 2017

As the Holiday Season approaches, I wish to extend to you and your families my best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. During this time we ponder the events of the past months, reflect upon the outcomes, and start planning future projects. In 2017 Italy has been on the forefront of […]

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POTUS Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

POTUS Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

| October 6, 2017

COLUMBUS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   Five hundred and twenty-five years ago, Christopher Columbus completed an ambitious and daring voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. The voyage was a remarkable and then-unparalleled feat that helped launch the […]

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Italy launches a new online portal from which to obtain an entry visa for Italy and the Schengen Area

Italy launches a new online portal from which to obtain an entry visa for Italy and the Schengen Area

| September 13, 2017

The Foreign Ministry launches a new online portal from which to obtain an entry visa for Italy and the Schengen Area. The project, called “VISA e-@pplication”, was entirely developed with European funds and is part of the European Union’s plan to completely dematerialise entry visas through e-visa application forms common to all the EU member […]

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Italy’s Importance During Early History of Photography to be Focus of Exhibition at The Met

Italy’s Importance During Early History of Photography to be Focus of Exhibition at The Met

| March 10, 2017

Opening March 13 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paradise of Exiles: Early Photography in Italy will focus on Italy’s importance as a center of exchange and experimentation during the first three decades of photography’s history—from 1839, the year of its invention, to 1871, the year Italy became a unified nation. The exhibition will highlight […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore ai connazionali per le Festività Natalizie

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore ai connazionali per le Festività Natalizie

| December 16, 2016

Care amiche e cari amici, con l’approssimarsi delle Festività Natalizie desidero inviare a tutti voi e alle vostre famiglie un augurio di cuore. Questo periodo è tradizionalmente momento di bilanci: si chiude un anno che ha portato grandissimi cambiamenti, che segnano percorsi nuovi per il mondo intero. Anche a livello personale quest’anno che volge al […]

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How to help the survivors of the destructive earthquake in Central Italy

How to help the survivors of the destructive earthquake in Central Italy

| September 7, 2016

Donate to National Italian American Organizations Order Sons of Italy in America – Earthquake Relief fund https://www.osia.org/secure/donate-sif National Italian American Foundation – Italian American Relief Fund http://italianamericanrelief.org/   Italian Regional Administrations and Institutions (Information provided by the Italian Embassy in Washington DC) A) Regions – LAZIO REGION: Bank Account Name: Regione Lazio per Amatrice e […]

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Mark Mazzetti del New York Times è il vincitore dell’Urbino Press Award 2016

Mark Mazzetti del New York Times è il vincitore dell’Urbino Press Award 2016

| May 11, 2016

Il giornalista del New York Times Mark Mazzetti è il vincitore, per il 2016, dell’Urbino Press Award, il premio italiano che ogni anno viene assegnato a un reporter o editorialista americano. L’annuncio ufficiale della vittoria verrà dato il 17 maggio dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Varricchio nel corso di una cerimonia presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia […]

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Message from  Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio to the Italian Community

Message from Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio to the Italian Community

| March 4, 2016

On March 2, 2016, Armando Varricchio, the new Italian Ambassador to the United States, presented his credentials to the President of the United States, Barack Obama.  He replaces Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, who is now Italy’s Permanent Representative to NATO. Following the presentation of his credentials, Ambassador Varricchio issued the following message:   Upon taking the helm of the […]

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