Dear fellow Italians, dear Italian-American friends, On this day we honor the values of liberty, democracy and equality which are the basis of the Italian Republic and of our friendship and alliance with the United States of America. A solid bond, passed on to us by our forefathers, that finds every day fresh nourishment. President Trump’s recent m...

For the first time in five years, the rain held off, and the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) was able to hold its Fifth Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament outdoors. The tournament, held in memory of former NIAF Board Member and Chair of the Foundation’s Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Mark Valente, featured 10 t...

When: FRI, JUNE 16, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM - Where: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven St, NW, Washington, DC 20008 The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC, in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival, invite you to attend the concert BeBlind, presenting Debora Petrina. BeBlind is the new album by Petrina, published by AlaBianca...

When: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Where: The Embassy of Italy | 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008. Costs: Members: Free; Non-members: $5. Advance registration required. RSVP today. Join us at the Embassy of Italy for an overview of Embassy responsibilities in the Italian American community. The Italian language curricu...

MAY 18, 2017 AT 6:00 PM - Exhibition Opening. Join the Italian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Italy, in collaboration with the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, for an exhibition featuring a variety of designs and projects by architecture students who studied in eleven different American university programs in...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Culture Institute in Washington, DC, welcome Laura Mattioli, the founder/president of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) in New York City, where the exhibition “Giorgio de Chirico – Giulio Paolini / Giulio Paolini – Giorgio de Chirico” is currently on view through June 24th. This exhibition features severa...

The Italian Cultural Society presents the Annual Awards Gala Dinner. This year’s theme is “Italian Creativity, Fashion & Design”, which is well-known and appreciated all over the world. A fashion show by Franca Bartoli, a local Italian designer, will open the evening. Some of the most influential Italian brands will be represented at the Gala as we...

On this very day 100 years ago, the United States made the grave decision to enter a conflict that had brought devastation to Europe for the previous three years. Among the many Americans who joined the front lines was a young reporter from The Kansas City Star: Ernest Hemingway. In 1918, Hemingway was wounded on the battlefields of Italy, an exper...

When: Friday, April 07, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW , Washington, DC 20008 The arts and humanities define who we are as a people. Mark Robbins, president of the American Academy in Rome, will discuss the impact and the role of the Academy in providing unique and necessary support fo...

Contemporary and soundtrack composer, Gabriele Ciampi, is releasing a new album world-wide entitled 'In Dreams Awake' by Universal Music Italy. At 40, Maestro Ciampi is the winner of Italy's Primero Barocco prize and founder of the CentOrchesta, debuting selections from his new album in a performance by the prestigious National Symphony Orchestra t...