Ten years ago a museum of exceptional passion for our country dedicated to Italian emigration was born in Philadelphia. It was Filitalia International that created it, a wonderful organization founded by a remarkable man, Pasquale Nestico. Today his son Saverio heads Filitalia, and he is one of those leaders who guarantee the Italian American commu...

On April 24, 2024, the General Consulate of Italy in Philadelphia will host the opening reception of the exhibit "The Filangieri-Franklin Correspondence: an Enlightening Dialogue Between Italy and the USA." This exhibit, curated by Professor Amedeo Arena of the University of Naples Federico II, delves into the letters exchanged between Neapolitan E...

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...

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...

Monday, March, 11 at 6:00pm. Doors will open at 5:45. 600 Chestnut Street, Suite 956 Philadelphia, PA. The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the presentation of the book "Twenty-five women who shaped the Italian Renaissance" by Meredith K. Ray. The book is a dynamic account of some women who contributed to the develo...

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia has started the issuance of the electronic identity card (CIE) on a trial basis. It is now possible to apply for the new electronic ID card, by appointment, through the PRENOT@MI platform. The EIC may only be issued to Italian citizens regularly residing in their consular district, who are already ente...

Notice is hereby given that the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia intends to appoint a new Honorary Consul in Baltimore who will be called upon to carry out primarily functions of assistance in favor of Italian citizens and protection of Italian interests in the territory of competence. Compatriots who may be interested in this position ar...

Pi-Philly and the Consulate of Italy in Philadelphia present "The Global Ambitions of Contemporary Italian TV Drama" on September 7th, 2023 at 5:30PM at the Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA. Free entrance, but RSVP is REQUIRED, here! Prof. Giancarlo Lombardi (CUNY) will examine the most recent Italian TV Series hosted and/...

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in May will observe a nine-day celebration dedicated to the theme of “sustainability.” In keeping with the theme, the celebration includes an exhibit of nature photographs by Flavia Loreto. The photos in the exhibition were captured in the woodlands of the mid-Atlantic region. An exhibit opening and re...

We have often been told that America is a country of immigrants, and this immigration lawyer would agree. Although it is commonly taught that we began as children of the May-flower, and became a true nation when the Founders wrote some outrageous, courageous and dangerous documents that sealed our independence and our continuity as a united people,...