Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra marked their 350th concert together, with a performance in Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center Wednesday night at the onset of their East Coast winter tour. With dignitaries in the audience including the Italian ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio, it was a celebratory affair capped by the single...

When: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute - Entrance : Free  Join us on February 6th for a rare screening of Che cosa sono le nuvole? (What are clouds?), one of the six shorts featured in Capriccio all’italiana, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini and starring Ninetto...

When:Monday, January 29, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008  On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, invite you...

Former US Ambassador to Italy Ronald Spogli received today his Italian passport from Italian Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio in a ceremony at Villa Firenze in Washington DC. Ambassador Spogli's family is originally from the town of Gubbio, near Perugia, in the Umbria region of Italy. Ronald Spogli exemplifies the outstanding contribution of...

Gli elettori italiani che per motivi di lavoro, studio o cure mediche si trovano temporaneamente all’estero per un periodo di almeno tre mesi nel quale ricade la data di svolgimento delle elezioni per il rinnovo del Parlamento, nonché i familiari con loro conviventi, potranno partecipare al voto per corrispondenza organizzato dagli uffici consolari...

Following the signature of the President of the Republic of the decree of dissolution of Parliament (Presidential Decree no. 208 of 28 December 2017), and the resolution of the Council of Ministers for the proposal of the date for elections, the President of the Republic, with Presidential Decree no. 209 of 29 December 2017, has set March 4, 2018 a...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018. From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm. Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. Organized by Italian Cultural Institute. Entrance : Free. Continuing on our series “Protecting Intangible Heritage” and as kick-off of the programs for the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Italian Cultural Institute...

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 the International scene, as Chair of the G7 and a M...

To mark the International Anti-Corruption Day, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC organized an Italian Business Integrity Day to illustrate the tools adopted by companies to prevent illegal behavior based on international and Italian laws, but also to promote the image of Italy and its legal and economic systems. The initiative is part of the pr...

When:Tuesday, January 30, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 11:24 am - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 However you want to call it, nobody else is doing it quite like him. Paolo Angeli, the Sardinian sorcerer, manually crafts beautiful, multi-layered music from his unique designed guitar: a hybrid orchestra built in a si...