Gianpiero D'Alia, Italian Minister for Public Administration, will visit Penn Wednesday December 11. D'Alia will present and discuss "La sfida del Governo italiano tra riforme e crescita economica" [The Italian Government's Challenge between Reforms and Economic Growth] with Italian Consul General Andrea Canepari, professors Cristina Bicchieri (Cha...

by Andrea Canepari   Dear friends of Italy, Italians and Italian Americans, When I began service as Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia it was in many ways like coming home. This great region boasts one of the most accomplished and largest populations of Italian Americans in the United States. The birthplace of the United States of Amer...

With a goal of promoting cultural exchange, tourism and economic opportunities, officials have announced that Toms River has joined the Sister Cities International program and has formed a partnership with Matera, Italy.   The partnership, announced at dedication ceremonies for the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County Col...

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...