The 2018 National Columbus Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018, at the Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza across from the Union Station. The festivities will begin at 10:45 am with music from “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. Other featured parts of the program include: US Joint Services Honor Guard, Knights of Colu...

THE birth of Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), in 1931, was modest, not to say eccentric. Milton Schwartz, a local violinist, later described being approached by a “seedy-looking person in an old coat” who announced: “I am here to form a symphony orchestra. I just heard you play and I like you very much.”  The person was Hans Kindler,...

“Il multilateralismo è nel DNA dell’Italia; il dialogo ne è lo strumento e intendo usarlo con determinazione, energia e guardando avanti”. Così Mariangela Zappia nuova Rappresentante Permanente d’Italia presso l’Onu a New York, dove ha iniziato il suo mandato il 31 luglio scorso, sostituendo l’ambasciatore Sebastiano Cardi. Diplomatica di carriera...

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When a fellow Italian like Constantino Brumidi gets to be called the “Michelangelo of the Capitol”, the readers of We the Italians understand that this is one of the topic that deserve to be addressed in an interview. This is why we are honored and grateful to have with us Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Ph.D. in art history, Curator Emerita (from 1985 to 201...

Talk of NYC pizzeria Nicoletta opening a location in D.C. has been going on for years — way back to 2013, in fact — but the restaurant from Osteria Morini chef Michael White is still in the works. Washingtonian reports that restaurateurs chef Michael White and Ahmass Fakahany now say that Nicoletta Italian Kitchen is slated to open in Mt. Vernon Tr...

Salini Impregilo premiata per il progetto Skytrain Bridge, parte della Sydney Metro Northwest in Australia, e per l’Anacostia River Tunnel a Washington, D.C. negli Stati Uniti, entrambi recentemente completati. I riconoscimenti sono stati attribuiti al Gruppo da parte della rivista Engineering News Record (ENR), che ogni anno stila anche le classif...

President Donald Trump and Italy's new premier are stressing what they have in common as they stand side-by-side at the White House at a joint press conference. Trump noted Monday that he and Italy's Giuseppe Conte were "both outsiders to politics" when they began their campaigns. And Conte is describing the U.S. and Italy as "almost twin countries...

The Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio represented Italy at the Ministerial on Advancing Religious Freedom, hosted by the Department of State and chaired by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The Vice-President Mike Pence and the Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner also attended the conference, along with more than 8...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has arrived in Washington ahead of a series of meetings later today with U.S President Donald Trump. Conte, who leads a coalition government between two populist parties - the anti-establishment five-star movement and the far right league – could find common ground with the President despite Mr Trump’s labelli...