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...

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 Alessandro Lanzoni is one of the great personalities of Italian jazz. At age 21 he was awarded “Top Jazz 2013” as the best new talent of the year. In his piano solo performances, Lanzoni’s wide-ranging program alternates...

Three weeks after opening Officina, chef Nicholas Stefanelli stands in red Nike high tops and a short-sleeved chef’s coat and explains how opening a restaurant is like working on a sports car. He had been through it once with his first place; Michelin-starred Masseria just turned 3. But this building, with all its moving parts, presents a more diff...

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Italian airline Alitalia will begin five weekly nonstop flights to Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) on May 2, 2019, providing a new option when traveling between the U.S. Capital Region and Europe. “As the international gateway to the Washington, D.C., region, Dulles Int...

Finally Washingtonian jazz enthusiasts will get a chance to experience a live performance by two of the most interesting talents of Italian music: Giovanni Guidi (piano) and Gianluca Petrella (trombone), presenting the album “Soupstar”, a name that reflects the improvisational alchemy between their instruments. The concert will allow us to discover...

Una campagna promozionale per far conoscere ai turisti americani i piccoli centri storici italiani, quei 279 borghi che raccontano la bellezza dell'Italia, dove godere i panorami, i monumenti, la storia ma anche il piacere della tavola. A lanciarla, in collaborazione con il Washington Post e l'Enit, è l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington.  L'obiettiv...

In the framework of the Third week of Italian Cuisine in the World, the Embassy of Italy in Washington together with the Trade Agency in New York, organized a meeting on imports of Italian food and wine products to the US market. The event included officials from the Italian Ministry of Health, the European Union delegation in Washington and from t...

NOTICE to all residents within the consular jurisdiction of the Italian Embassy in Washington: as of November 12, 2018, users will be able to book citizenship application appointments online. The online booking system is accessible from the Embassy website citizenship page. For further information on Italian citizenship and on the different ways to...

The Italian Embassy's Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a night dedicated to pizzica on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm!  Pizzica is the name of a traditional dance from the Salento region that originated from an Italian legend. The story warned against venomous tarantula bites, claiming that the only way to shake spider poison out of your bo...

The 3rd Edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World will start in Washington DC and the USA on Monday November 12 with a vast selection of events suitable to "all palates". The Week , that has now reached its third edition, has established itself as an important event for the promotion of Italy abroad. This year, the “Week” is dedicated to...