The Marconi project is an effort by the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center to capture the memories and experiences of Italian immigrants in the greater Washington D.C. area.  By sharing their rich history and stories we plan to preserve those memories digitally and make them available for generations to come. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 17...

The Italian Trade Agency launches "Innovation Days 2018", initiative aimed at highlighting Italy's position as a top solution provider to the US while encouraging engagements between some of the country's leading companies and universities to create and further enhance existing partnerships with their US counterparts in commercial and research area...

Novità per il servizio passaporti alla cancelleria consolare dell’Ambasciata italiana a Washington. Da lunedì prossimo, 18 giugno, infatti, i cittadini italiani iscritti all’AIRE e residenti nella circoscrizione consolare dell’Ambasciata potranno compilare online la domanda di emissione del passaporto italiano e prenotare al contempo un appuntament...

Yelp.com participated in a recent report deeming Columbia Heights'  Meridian Hill Park (also known as Malcolm X Park) as the best park in the District! With plans dating back to 1910, Meridian Hill's roots lie in Italian landscaping.  The Interior Department commissioned architects George Burnap and Horace Peaslee to create a park inspired by urban...

Today we begin a new series of wine, beer and spirits recommendations, in no small part because my review shelf is starting to bow under the weight of multiple bottles, and I know you could always use some good drinking advice. This week’s products all come from a small-batch liqueur company out of Washington, D.C., called Don Ciccio & Figli. In 18...

Accomplished artist, Dr. Angela Puglisichats with CiaoDC on her journey as an Italian immigrant, seasoned artist, and Washingtonian.  Join us for her premiere exhibit of Viewscapes: Home and Abroad at Via Umbria on Sunday, June 10, 4 pm-6 pm in Georgetown. Highlighting the beauty of Italy, New York, and the place we all call home: Washington, D.C. ...

The Ambassador of Italy in the USA, Armando Varricchio, was received at the White House together with officials from the Embassy and International Financial Institutions to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the foundation of the Republic. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and formerMayor of New York and current attorney of President Trump, Rudy Giuli...

Located in the Washington, D.C. DMV area? Don’t miss out on an incredible Festa della Repubblica celebration on Saturday, June 9th at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity in Burke, Va.! The event is organized by the Church of the Nativity Italian Heritage & Cultural Society and St. Mary of Sorrows Italian Heritage Society, in association with The A...

West Pittston’s Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro was delighted to play two classical piano pieces at the Embassy of Italy last week, and to have his musical talent recognized by The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. “It was a really great experience. The embassy was really impressive,” he said, adding he was thrilled to receive the socie...

Gianandrea Noseda is an Italian conductor, recently appointed in Washington. He is the music director of the National Symphony Orchestra. He is also a superb interviewee — one of the best, I find. A couple of summers ago, I did a Q&A with him in front of an audience at the Salzburg Festival in Austria. Last Friday, I did a podcast with him in New Y...