by Andrea Canepari   Greater Philadelphia boasts one of the largest, and most accomplished, Italian-American communities in the United States. The birthplace of the United States of America, Philadelphia is a city deeply connected to Italian values and the Italian way of life, exemplified by the rich universities, museums, art centers and ne...

Un giorno da ricordare. Così Rosetta Miriello, Presidente di Filitalia International, definisce lo scorso 1° giugno, quando a Phialdelphia, la Filitalia International & Foundation ha celebrato sia la Festa della Repubblica che l'apertura ufficiale del Museo della Storia dell'immigrazione italiana (HIIM).   All'evento, scrive Miriello "ha...

The connections between Philadelphia and Italy run deeper than great cuisine, including influences on colonial architecture and politics. Andrea Canepari, Italy's consul general in the city, rightly wants to strengthen them with Ciao Philadelphia, the second annual monthlong celebration of Italo-Philadelphian links.   Held through October, t...

Following the Philadelphia visit of RAI Italia CEO, Piero A. Corsini, last 18th of November (see here), we are conducting a survey to ascertain the quality, distribution, reception and enjoyment of RAI Italia TV, radio and multimedia programs.   If you live in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia (Pennsylva...

Il Console Generale Italiano Andrea Canepari ha visitato lo scorso 2 aprile il Comando NATO per la Trasformazione di Norfolk, Virginia. A dargli il benvenuto il Gen. Mirco Zuliani, Vice Comandante di ACT, il quale ha poi brevemente illustrato organizzazione, missione e compiti del Comando.   Mentre lo scopo primario della visita era conoscer...

Featuring International Pop-Classical Crossover Artist performing contemporary and classical Italian songs MICHEAL CASTALDO and IL CORO GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO   Presented by Il Console Generale d'Italia a Filadelfia, Widener University, l'Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco, l'Associazione Regionale Abruzzese DelVal, OSIA and the...

Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari (right) meets with Italian Consul General Andrea Canepari (center) during the diplomat's recent visit to Ocean County, where the Consul General announced a "sister city" agreement between the city of Matera, Italy and Toms River.   The two officials also discussed the county's large population of Italian Americans...

By Barbara Ann Zippi   August is already here and it's an exciting time to witness who is going to be working with our world leaders come November. Brava to the new groundbreaking Mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi and to Prime Minister of England, Theresa May. Making headline news in the Italian American community from South Philly is "Project R...

di Andrea Canepari   Cari Connazionali, ho il piacere di comunicarVi che con decreto ministeriale n. 5013/142/BIS del 27 marzo 2015, pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 87 del 15 aprile 2015, il Generale Gianmarco Bellini è stato nominato Console onorario d'Italia a Norfolk, Virginia. I contatti del nuovo ufficio consolare onorario sono...

Dear Friends of the Italian-American Community and Filitalia International, Please forward the attached invitation to all of your relationships who are passionate about Italian Culture!   The first fundraiser for the History of Italian Immigration Museumwill be Thursday April 10th, 6-10pm at the Pyramid Club and $100 donation.