Dear friends, I wish to send you and your families my most sincere wishes for the holiday season. The year that draws to a close has been intense and important for Italy and the United States. The historical friendship that binds our two peoples is based on a commonality of values that is at the heart of our democracies and that is nourished by the...

Organised by the US-Italy Fulbright Commission, the US Department of State and the Embassy of Italy, the conference was attended by Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio, US assistant secretary of state for Education and Cultural Affairs, Marie Therese Royce and executive director of the US-Italy Fulbright Commission Paola Sartorio. Both Varricchio...

Often time we think of the job of an Ambassador as static in a nation’s capital, within Embassy walls and with countless meetings with the host government. But the job of an Ambassador is also about getting to know the country he or she is posted to. This is exactly what Italian Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio has done since his arrival in...

Columbus, Ohio, is part of a profound and unique bond that connects Italy to the United States. This bond has roots in history; forged in values of freedom, democracy and human rights; nourished by countless joint endeavors, and defined by a strong shared belief that there is no limit to what our nations and people together can achieve. The birthpl...

After spending six months in Italy as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016, School of Music Associate Professor Brendan McConville will meet with Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio in Washington, DC, on December 11 as part of a gathering of past Fulbright Scholars. One of the main topics of conversation will be McConville’s recent C...

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...

Oltre 850 persone, appartenenti alla business community italiana e americana, hanno preso parte al tradizionale Transatlantic Award Gala Dinner, organizzato dall’American Chamber of Commerce in Italy. La serata, che si è tenuta mercoledì 5 dicembre presso gli East End Studios, si è aperta con il video-saluto dell’Ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d’Am...

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...

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...

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...