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...

On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6 pm, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. and the United States Department of State will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Italy. Since its inception in 1948, the Program has greatly contributed to fostering and strengthening relations between Italy and the United States. Today the Progr...

Dopo aver visto alcuni passaggi del suo docu-film, le autorità presenti sono rimaste commosse e senza parole. Gli apprezzamenti e i complimenti sono stati per l’uomo, per il profondo rispetto mostrato per la divisa, ma anche per l’intera delegazione che il colonnello ha saputo presentare, onorando l’Esercito Italiano, il Ruolo d’Onore a cui apparti...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Washington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike 1. Rose's Luxury Topping the list is Rose's Luxury. While it's not your typically Italian restaurant, Rose's is a go-to for luxurious pas...

Milanese artist Kikki Ghezzi’s works are on display at the Residence of the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armando Varricchio. The exhibition was inaugurated yesterday, and it is part of the “Artists in Residence” series. Ambassador Varricchio launched this initiative in June 2016 to promote Italian talents in the Nation’s capital, by sho...

A celebration of the contribution of women in the art. This is the central theme of the event dedicated to Italian artist Bice Lazzari’s The Poetry of Mark-Making exhibition at the prestigious Phillips Collection in Washington DC. The exhibition, open until February 24, 2019, is focused on four Bice Lazzari’s works that the Bice Lazzari Archives do...

Some like it short! On the occasion of the shortest day of the year, join us on December 21st for an entertaining evening of quirky, amusing and insightful short films representing some of the best emerging talents of Italian cinema. Multiple topics are touched in this year's selection, ranging from opera to workers’ rights, from migration to the q...

The United States and Italy strengthened their ongoing commitment to the bilateral relationship during the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Italy Strategic Dialogue, November 19-20, 2018. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte launched the dialogue at the White House on July 30 to focus on improving security and stabilization efforts...

The 3rd edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World has just concluded in Washington DC and around the United States with more than 120 events to celebrate the strong bonds between our two countries through food, its heritage, traditions, and the future.  The Embassy’s full program for the week, organized in collaboration with the Puglia Re...

During the third week of Italian cuisine, the Italian Embassy in DC, in cooperation with the Italian Institute of Culture, organized a seminar on Mediterranean Diet with acclaimed chef and author, Amy Riolo. In the course of the seminar, Matteo Galli a college student from the University of Maryland was awarded a prize for his essay describing with...