The Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan is proud to present comedian ‘Nduccio, direct from Pescara, Italy, on March 29, 2019. The event will take place at the Italian American cultural Center, 43843 Romeo Plank Rd Clinton Township, MI 48038. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM, and the show will begin at 9:00 PM. 'Nduccio performs for audiences all ove...

Dal 26 settembre al 18 ottobre 2018 un intenso programma d’incontri con le comunità italiane in Michigan attende Goffredo Palmerini, infaticabile ambasciatore d’Abruzzo nel mondo. Nell’area metropolitana di Detroit è molto significativa anche la presenza degli abruzzesi, organizzati in diversi Club e nella Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM)...

A distanza di 110 anni dal disastro minerario di Mononongah le vittime della piu’ grande tragedia dell’emigrazione italiana sono state ricordate anche a Washington grazie all’impegno di Padre Ezio Marchetto, dell’associazione Abruzzo Molise ‘Heritage Society", presieduta da Maria D’Andrea e dell’Ambasciata Italiana di Washington, rappresentata dal...

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two girls from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. The books became best-sellers in America and England, and because the author had decided to...

On February 19 a farewell dinner was held in honor of outgoing Italian Consul in Detroit, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa.  Organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan, the Italian American Cultural Society, the Italian American Club of Livonia, the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, the...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : Sandra Tornberg      Translation by:   On March 28 the Italian Heritage Society and the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM) sponsored the Michigan première of the film La Mia Strada ("My Road"), a beautiful feature-length documentary by Michael Angelo DiLauro.    

Join us in our annual tribute to all things Abruzzese. This year, in addition to our Scholarship recepients, we will have a tribute to our own composer and historical figure Francesco Tosti   Featuring the Music of Abruzzese Composer Francesco Paolo Tosti, 2014 Scholarship Awards and Torta Contest Sunday, September 21, 2014 - ConCorde...

By Sandra Tornberg   Soprano Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi returned to Detroit to sing the role ofCio-Cio-San in the Michigan Opera Theatre's fabulous production of "Madame Butterfly" on November 21 and 23. Ms. D'Annunzio Lombardi gave a brilliant performance as the trusting and faithful fifteen-year-old former geisha who marries the shallow U....

by Sandra Tornberg   The Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan held its Festa Abruzzese on Sunday, September 20. Wayne State University Professors Elena Past and Silvia Giorgini-Althoen and a group of their Italian students joined FADM members and friends for a great afternoon. In addition, Consul of Italy in Detroit Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa mad...

by Sandra Tornberg   On March 8 the FADM held its 15th Anniversary Gala at the Palazzo Grande. Three hundred fifty members and friends were on hand to pay tribute to the founding members who signed the club's charter in 1999: the late Natale Bucciarelli. Mr. Tonino Corsetti, Mr. Gino Di Carlo, Mr. Leonardo Fabiilli, Mrs. Daniela Allega Fucia...