Italian Consul in Detroit Paola Allegra Baistrocchi recently conferred the honor of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia, Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy, upon Sandra DiNatale Tornberg. The award ceremony took place on September 26 at an event in conjunction with the LoveITDetroit installation organized by the Italian Consulate toge...

Last night was the 9th (of the twelve) in person event being held in the month of September at 1001 Woodward Ave for the "LoveITDetroit" initiative. The LoveITDetroit initiative consists in a series of promotional activities to be structured in the form of a "Festival dedicated to Italian creativity" lasting one month, with a permanent installation...

After opening on September 1 to the Detroit public, the 'LoveITDetroit' exhibit-installation is now also accessible on the metaverse (www.loveitdetroit.com). Presented as a "celebration of Made in Italy in the United States", the exhibition-installation was launched on the initiative of the Italian Consulate in Detroit, as part of the VI edition of...

Through its network of diplomatic offices, the Italian Ministry of Affairs promotes Italian language and culture around the globe. The Consulate of Italy in Detroit has a keen cultural focus and amongst the main events organized in 2022, “Love IT Detroit” will be a pivotal project taking place for the whole month of September, in vibrant downtown D...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit hosted Italian National Day 2022 to celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the Republic of Italy on Thursday, June 2, 2022. From vintage Italian cars to the most delicious Italian food, we couldn’t resist attending the event to help celebrate the anniversary! The event took place at the Detroit City Airport, and the wea...

On Sunday, May 22, 2022, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit will present Pomeriggio con Paganini to commemorate the famous violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini who died on May 27, 1840. Born on October 27, 1782 in Genoa, Italy, Paganini was a child prodigy and is regarded one of the gr...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit hosted Italian Design Day 2022 on Monday, March 28, in The Firehouse in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. The event highlighted Italian luxury brands and made in Italy designs as well as featuring a presentation by renowned Italian architect Roberto Palomba. During Palomba’s presentation, a craftsman demonstrated ho...

During the month of March, the Italian Consulate in Detroit has been recognizing the accomplishments of Italian women.  Among the great women being celebrated is Angela Piazza, an important figure in Detroit Consular history!  March 15 was Angela’s work anniversary: for over four decades she has been an essential part of the Consulate of Italy in D...

Consul of Italy in Detroit Paola Allegra Baistrocchi recently participated in the podcast “The Michigan Opportunity” presented by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Host Ed Clemente, himself Italian-American of Abruzzese heritage, posed questions about the history of the Consulate in Detroit (did you know there has been a Consular Anten...

A webinar entitled "A walk into the Italian World: the Use of Current Events and Social Media in the Italian Class" will be held on March 26th, organized by the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and NOI Foundation Detroit. The session aims to give participating teachers practical ideas on...