It was a record-breaking night for La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi, with over 500 guests celebrating the night's theme "Building the Future Today". John Michael Viola, President and Chief Operating Officer of NIAF, was honored. He praised the school for being the only school where a child can learn "not only the Italian language but they'll le...

The Italian Language Foundation is underwriting the cost of upcoming workshops for middle and high school teachers of Italian. A $25 teacher membership in the ILF is a condition for participation. Teachers can become ILF members via the ILF website (www.ilf.org).   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will conduc...

Don't miss this exclusive lecture, discussion and book signing by Robert Edsel, the bestselling author of the critically acclaimed 2013 book "Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis." Edsel's dramatic story chronicles the little-known heroic effort of two U.S. soldiers—an artist and an historian—dispatched to Italy on...

Congratulations to NIAF member George Custodi on the publication of his new memoir "Three Witnesses."   The nonfiction book is a collection of Custodi's family journals, describing three different perspectives of Italians struggling to survive World War II. Custodi personally translated the journals into English for the publication, which is...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 78th issue of our online magazine. Spring has boomed in Italy: we have a warm, sunny weather and the many beautiful places of our marvelous country are full of tourists. A recent survey tells us that...

L'Expo di Milano del 2015 sarà la protagonista del weekend di eventi e manifestazioni , che culmineranno la sera di sabato 25 ottobre con il galà, con cui anche quest'anno la Niaf, la principale organizzazione di italiani d'America, celebra l'anniversario della sua fondazione.   Ospiti d'onore dall'Italia del tradizionale appuntamento di Was...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, has announced it will honor Joseph V. Del Raso, Esq., a part-time resident of Delray Beach, as Man of the Year at its annual gala at The Breakers in Palm Beach on Sunday, March 2, 2014.   The prestigious designation is awarded annually to an individual who promotes Italian culture...

For the 17th consecutive year, the National Italian American Foundation will sponsor its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program, an educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students enrolled in a college or university to Italy each year. This all-expenses-paid trip will take place in June 2016. The goal of t...

Attributed to NIAF Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso and NIAF President John M. Viola   "On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors, we are deeply saddened by the passing of former New York Governor Mario Matthew Cuomo. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Cuomo family. Cuomo died of heart failure on New...

Opening Reception: June 15th 6-9PMExhibition Runs: June 15- July 11Regular (non-opening reception) Gallery Hours: M-F, 8AM-3:30PM   In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, the National Italian American Foundation, and COM.IT.ES, and under the auspices of The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, the Downtown...