Antonio Bianchini was born in Tripoli, Libya with Italian citizenship. After WWII, he and his family, that included four siblings, moved back to Rome and lived in a refugee camp for nine years. The accommodations included a single room separated by a sheet, community bathrooms and traveling three flights to gather, water. His childhood experiences...

In a news cycle swirling with notices of restaurant closures, Ristorante i Ricchi reminds us that longevity is possible in the D.C. dining scene. The Italian restaurant specializing in Tuscan cuisine opened its doors on 19th St. NW on Jan. 11, 1989. That's the year the Berlin Wall fell. Paula Abdul was singing "Straight Up," and Weekend at Bernie's...

Thursday, January 31, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Free Entrance. Gonda Theatre - Davis Performing Arts Center - Georgetown University - 3700 O Street NW - Washington, DC 20057. RSVP Here. The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Geo...

From February 4-10, 2019, Washingtonians and guests of the landmark Hay-Adams can be swept away with the flavors of Capri, Italy as Stefano Mazzone, the executive chef from the island’s renowned five-star Grand Hotel Quisisana, https://www.quisisana.com/, will journey to the nation’s capital.   Both The Hay-Adams and Grand Hotel Quisisana are siste...

“But what brings us here tonight, is what we all have in common . . . successful business men, dedicated public servants and men of God….is the desire to in whatever way possible, make the world a better place. To give back to our fellow man and to our God the recognition of how appreciative we are for our successes. How grateful we are to be part...

Si è conclusa la visita del Ministro degli Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Enzo Moavero Milanesi a Washington DC, la prima dell’anno di un esponente di governo straniero. Nel corso della giornata il Ministro ha avuto un ampio ventaglio di incontri con esponenti di centri di ricerca, con le massime autorità del 116esimo Congresso insedia...

When: Monday, January 28, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to the US Premiere of 1938: Diversi, a documentary by Academy Award nominated director G...

Continuing the 89th years-old tradition, Lido Civic Club President Thomas Regnante, passed the gavel to newly elected President Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni at the recent Lido Civic Club Past Presidents Night Gala. Enzo, whose term begins on January 1, 2019, is a proud first generation Italian-American whose parents both emigrated from Italy. His fath...

Italy's foreign minister, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, will be visiting Washington in early January, meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department and with national security adviser John Bolton at the White House. Italy's Foreign Ministry said Friday that topics for the Jan. 3-4 meetings include global security, the migrant situatio...

The thirteenth U.S.-Italy Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology (JCM) convened December 3–6 in Washington, DC, culminating in the signing of a joint declaration at the U.S. Department of State. Italian and U.S. government agencies and research organizations met throughout the week to discuss advancements, continued research cooperation...