On the occasion of the “17th Week of Italian Language in the World”, the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Video Contest for students of Italian language in the United States. The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted yearly by the cultural and diplomatic network in the third week of October under the High Patronage...

When:Monday, October 16, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Entrance : Free Since its beginnings, cinema has sought inspiration and legitimation in literature. Italian literature, in particular, has given cinema precious ideas, themes and stories. But cinema, in turn, has repaid...

August 16, 2017 at 6pm - Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. RSVP Here The biography of one of Italy’s most notorious and divisive journalists and thinkers is brought to life in L’Oriana (Oriana Fallaci) by director Marco Turco. Initially made as a miniseries for Italian TV, it was also released in Italian cinemas a...

E’ indetta la selezione per l’assunzione presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington D.C. di n. 2 (due) impiegati a contratto, da adibire ai servizi di Assistente amministrativo nel settore segreteria-archivio-contabile. Possono candidarsi coloro che siano in possesso dei seguenti requisiti alla data del presente Avviso: abbiano compiuto il 18° anno...

The Maryland Lyric Opera Young Artist Institute sponsors a three-week intensive institute for young artists in the DC/MD/VA area.  5 singers and a pianist participate in an intensive, holistic program that addresses the needs of young artists pursuing a career in opera.  Young artists work primarily on full Italian opera roles, recitatives, and ari...

Italy and the United States are united by an unwavering alliance and bond of friendship forged in the aftermath of World War II. At the end of the conflict, the U.S. helped to consolidate democracy in Europe and bolster the economic recovery of nations, including Italy, which were emerging from the ashes of war. In time, NATO and the European Union...

Si è conclusa la selezione dei progetti scientifici internazionali presentati alla sesta edizione del programma PIRE, Partnerships for International Research and Education, organizzato dalla National Science Foundation (NSF) degli Stati Uniti. Tre, dei tredici progetti vincitori, integrano team di ricerca italiani. Ad ogni progetto, arriveranno fin...

Congratulations to the 2017 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, announced the winners of a total on $60,000 in scholarships at the Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Presentations held at the Italian Embassy. The scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casse...

Italy and the United States share a long history mutual influence and support. From Filippo Mazzei, who influenced Thomas Jefferson’s ideas on liberty and democracy, to the vast influx of Italian immigrants who contributed to American culture, to modern Italy’s role as one of the U.S.’s most important allies, Italy and the U.S. have a longstanding...

During the celebrations held at the Embassy of Italy in US, Ambassador Armando Varricchio recalled the “values of freedom, democracy and human rights” that are the tenets of the Italian Republic and of Italy’s friendship and alliance with the United States of America. Italy — he also underlined — is at the forefront in providing security worldwide....