Festeggiare la Repubblica anche oltreoceano. Accade negli Stati Uniti, e l’Italia viene celebrata il 2 giugno pure nelle città americane E quest’anno, il ricevimento di Detroit si terrà presso il Detroit Opera House, in downtown Detroit. Risuonerà quindi anche nel capoluogo della contea di Wayne, l’inno di Mameli. Sotto l’egida del Consolato, il ca...

Last May 23rd, during the Honors Convocation at the Anse Creuse High School, two students were awarded the Anthony J. Bellanca Memorial Awards. The fellowship is offered to students who have distinguished themselves in the study and promotion of the Italian language by the legal firm of the same name through the N.O.I. Foundation. Parents, teachers...

Last Sunday, the final for the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan's Italian Songs And Arias Vocal Competition took place. This competition is considered as the state’s top singing competition for high school classical and opera vocalists. Former winners, such as Michael Fabiano and Caitlin Lynch, are today performing with opera companies in prestigiou...

Maria Manca was born in Ozieri (Sassari) in 1982 and graduated from the "Università per Stranieri di Perugia" in 2008 with a degree in International Relations. In 2010 she entered the Diplomatic career of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Her first assignment was to the office of the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation of the...

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...

In December, Anthony Forlini (B.B.A. ’84, Marketing) became Sir Anthony Forlini when he was conferred as a Knight in the Order of the Star of Italy by the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, at a ceremony performed by Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, Consul of Italy in Detroit. Forlini most recently served in the Michigan House of Representatives before...

On January 20, 2017, Consul Maria Luisa Lapresa signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Michigan Department of Education to support the teaching of the Italian language in the public schools of the State. In particular, the goal of the agreement, signed by the State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston and Krista Ried of the Office of Pro...

Il Governatore dello Stato del Michigan Rick Snyder ha emanato la Proclamation sull'Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti 2013. Il riconoscimento del Governatore Rick Snyder giunge a coronamento di una costante e intensa attività di rafforzamento dei legami bilaterali – culturali e non solo - tra l'Italia e lo Stato del Michigan, assiduame...

E' stata inaugurata venerdì 14 marzo la mostra "Buon viaggio: a Visitor's Tour of Italy", organizzata in collaborazione con la Wayne State University sotto gli auspici del Consolato d'Italia in Detroit. La mostra, allestita presso la galleria d'arte "Loft Fine Art" di Clinton Township, Michigan, si ispira alla scoperta del paesaggio italiano attra...

E' stata recentemente costituita sotto gli auspici del Consolato d'Italia a Detroit l'organizzazione non-profit 'Leonardo International Inc.' che avra' lo scopo di assistere i giovani italiani laureati in discipline scientifiche che desiderano intraprendere un'esperienza professionale internazionale e le PMI italiane impegnate in settori scientific...