NIAF Supports the John F. Kennedy Center's Unexpected Italy Performance Series with $10,000 Grant

Apr 11, 2019 267

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that it has donated $10,000 to support Unexpected Italy, as a series of performances showcasing the breadth and depth of Italy’s artistic and cultural contributions to the world. The performances, presented by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the Washington National Opera (WNO), are scheduled throughout May in Washington D.C., as well as one concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

“Unexpected Italy is a celebration of Italy’s extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage, which I am pleased that the Foundation can take part in and support. This series of 12 performances over the course of May is a wonderful way to promote Italy’s many significant contributions to our society,” said NIAF Vice Chair of Cultural Affairs Anita Bevacqua McBride.

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