La Trentunesima Cena Annuale di Gala di Filitalia International (FI) si è svolta al Celebrations Banquet Hall, in Bensalem, PA dalle 16.30 fino alle 22.30 di domenica 11 novembre 2018. Il Maestro di Cerimonia della serata di gala è stato Marco Circelli, Direttivo Esecutivo di FI, il quale ha ricordato ai presenti che l’organizzazione celebra il tre...

I grew up with family stories.  My maternal great-grandfather, a hard-working immigrant from Abruzzo,  reacted to some now forgotten blow to his honor by hanging himself with his youngest daughter's jump rope in their West Philadelphia basement.  His wife, Philomena, was left to raise eight children, alone.  She suffered another devastating loss wh...

The History of Italian Immigration Museum opened in 2014 by the non-profit organization Filitalia International & Foundation 501.C.3 has been vandalized for the first time on Columbus Day, 2018. A group of vandals under the name of "End Columbus Day" sprayed the entire curbside in front of the museum with several accusations and the syllogism "Colu...

Police are investigating multiple acts of Columbus Day-related vandalism in Philadelphia. There are reports of several incidents around Columbus and Italian heritage landmarks around the city. It was just a little after 4 a.m. at the Filitalia Foundation on Passyunk Avenue when surveillance video shows the suspect spray painting these messages outs...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018. 9 am - 10:30 am Light Breakfast (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. The event will take place at the History of the Italian Immigration Museum -1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. The event is FREE OF CHARGE for all Filitalia members and $5 for non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve...

Thursday September 6, Friday September 7, Saturday September 8 2018 at 04:00 pm to 05:00 pm EDT. History of Italian Immigration Museum, Filitalia International, 1834 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148. This performance is part of the 2018 Fringe Arts Festival. This show is performed in Italian and English, and deals with past Italian...

Dear friends, the Filitalia International is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for 2018 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia members only, but some specific ones are also for non-members. Please pass the information attached to your fellow members and students with an interest in the Italia...

On November 29, in a cheerful atmosphere and the beautiful setting of the restaurant Marzano in Jenkintown PA, twenty-two male and female youngsters were celebrated by their families and members of Filitalia International, and received the Filitalia International Scholarships for only members, and Filitalia Foundation Scholarships for members and n...

The 30th Annual Gala event of Filitalia International (FI) was held at Celebrations Banquet Hall, Bensalem, PA on November 19, 2017. The evening's Master of Ceremony was Marco Circelli, Executive Director of FI, who reminded the audience that FI celebrated the 30th anniversary of its foundation this year, under the constant leadership of the Founde...

Il prossimo 19 novembre 2017 si svolgerà il consueto Gala annuale organizzato da Filitalia Internazional. L’evento sarà allietato da spettacoli musicali e da prelibatezze culinarie che sempre accompagnano e caratterizzano l’atmosfera di tali eventi. Quest’anno si è ritenuto di premiare e riconoscere l’opera impareggiabile e di alto valore morale e...