By Valerio Viale Often, even among the most indefatigable travelers, everyone is happy to go back to the place they call home. Do you disagree with me? Please watch again E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial!   At the same time, there are also people, who feel like the boundaries of their own country are too small. Their bottomless curiosity pushes t...

Arrive late for lunch. And then walk right in, interrupting a former White House chief of protocol in mid-sentence.   A faux pas? (Or passo falso, as this particular luncheon gathering might term it?) Not when you are the new Italian ambassador and the person who delayed your entrance is the president himself.   Read more  ...

After nearly four years in Washington, the Italian ambassador to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero, is on his way to Brussels to begin his new post as Italy's ambassador to NATO, which he described as a "very important assignment at a crucial time."   The extra miles logged is business as usual in the peripatetic life of a diplomat, but...

Today at the White House the new Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Armando Varricchio, presented his credentials to the President of the United States, Barack Obama.At the end of the Ceremony Ambassador Varricchio remarked: "Today I have presented to President Obama the credentials with which President Mattarella appoints me Ambassador in W...

Presieduto da Olga Mancuso, il Comites di Washington promuove un incontro informativo con la comunità italiana il prossimo 3 marzo dalle 19.00 in Ambasciata. All'incontro, spiega la Presidente Mancuso, saranno presenti i consiglieri del Comites e membri del corpo consolare. Sarà presentata l'attività del Comites per l'anno 2016, il nuovo sito e le...

Alcune date importanti per i cittadini italiani che intendano votare al referendum del 17 aprile. I residenti stabilmente nella circoscrizione consolare dell'Ambasciata e iscritti nell'AIRE che intendano votare in Italia, dovranno far pervenire a questa Ambasciata ENTRO IL 26 FEBBRAIOun'apposita dichiarazione su carta libera.   Gli elet...

March 2, 2016. Wednesday 9:00 AM - White House Historical Association - 748 Jackson Place NorthwestWashington, District of Columbia   Long before the emergence of the United States and Italy as nations, close connections between our two peoples influenced political philosophy, architecture, culture, and more. Over time, these...

The European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) in Washington DC, a network of nine members and nine associate members from European cultural institutes and Embassies in the nation's capital, is ready to launch the Protecting our Heritage program, a series of events that will focus on safeguarding and conserving the cultural heritage of h...

The Italian Embassy in Washington DC recently published some interesting facts and figures about Italy, many of which are relatively unknown. Did you know, for example, that Italy has the most UNESCO World Heritage sites of any country in the world? And beyond the physical places, such as the Residenze Reali dei Savoia of Turin pictured below, Ital...

di Bruno Guarini   Armando Varricchio è stato designato ambasciatore negli Usa. La designazione è avvenuta nel corso dell'ultimo consiglio dei ministri del 2015. Il prossimo ambasciatore dell'Italia negli Stati Uniti, che sostituirà dalla prossima primavera Claudio Bisogniero, finora rivestiva il ruolo di consigliere diplomatico della presid...