Dear friends, Next June 4 will be a very important date. Exactly 80 years earlier, on June 4, 1944, troops of the American Fifth Army entered Rome, liberating it from Nazi oppression and war. The people of Rome took to the streets, finally free and happy, to celebrate, hug and thank the American soldiers. These are scenes of happiness that all us R...

Dearly beloved compatriots, I assumed the duties of Consul in Detroit on April 19 and I would like to extend a warm greeting to you, honored to represent a community that has long animated the Italian presence in this constituency of the United States of America. I am taking over until September from my colleague Allegra Baistrocchi, to whom I exte...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...

Dear friends, as mentioned last month, there is great news in the world of We the Italians. After having screened many tour operators who had contacted us, we have established a partnership with Micromegas, which will help us to offer you experience tours in Italy, with several new features and special contents. The first tour we propose contains p...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the consular network in the USA celebrate the eighth edition of Italian Design Day, which takes place on March 14, with a rich program of events to be held throughout the country until May, under the theme “Creating value – inclusivity, innovation, and sustainability” chosen for the exhibition promoted by the...

The classic Italian comedy Miseria e Nobiltà (Misery and Nobility) was presented at the Marygrove Conservancy and Liberal Arts Theater in Detroit on Saturday, March 9. The play was written in the Neapolitan dialect by Eduardo Scarpetta in 1887. The play was produced by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, supported by the Consulate of Italy in...

Dear friends, 2024 is fast moving on between the daily routine made up of news and content in social media, the monthly routine with interviews and the magazine, and the planning of projects, events, and lots of news, both in Italy and in the United States. The first news ... is not new: it is the third edition of our Gala here in Rome, which again...

Music as a tool of inclusion. The Consulate of Italy Consulate in Detroit organized a series of events on Monday, February 12, with the Roman rapper Amir Issaa. Through his words and his beats, he promoted the values of diversity and the fight against all forms of discrimination. It was a light-hearted and innovative opportunity to approach serious...

When: Saturday, March 9, 2024 @ 6:00 PM (Open doors) - Where: Marygrove Conservancy and Liberal Arts Theater, 8425 W. McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221 -  Register here! Marquis Eugenio, in love with Gemma, the daughter of an enriched cook, convinces Felice and Pasquale, two penniless friends, to play the part of his aristocratic relatives in Gemma’s...

Remembrance and Italian commitment to the fight against xenophobia and discrimination were the central themes of Consul Allegra Baistrocchi’s introduction to the event to a public of almost 300 people. Free and open to the public, there was a captivated audience consisting mainly of members from the Italian, Jewish, and Italian-American community....