A new book is celebrating Philadelphia’s Italian influences, including the first settlers, business leaders and politicians. NBC10’s Tracy Davidson speaks with Andrea Canepari, the book’s co-editor and Philadelphia’s former Consul General of Italy.

On the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2021”, in collaboration with the General Consulate of Italy in Philadelphia, PI-Philly invites you to “The Italian Table: celebration of pasta and first courses”. An Apericena, an informal standing dinner where we will explore together appetizers and dishes of Italian cuisine. The “Week of Italian Cuisin...

The sixth annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the World begins Monday, November 15th through Saturday November 21st. The weeklong celebration promoting Italian cuisine is an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other agencies such as the Italian Trade Agency (as well as Italian Cultural Institutes). The Italian Em...

CCI-NC's 5th Round Table on Italian Technology and Foreign Direct Investment, focusing on Food Science & Technology, took place on October 21, 2021 at the Food Innovation Lab of Kannapolis, NC. Presented by the Honorary Consul of Italy to NC and CCI-NC, with support from the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, this Round Table event showcas...

Cristiana Mele is a career diplomat, with more than 20 years of experience. In her last assignment in Rome, she has been the Chair of the G20 Thematic Group on Food Security during the Italian Presidency of G20. She was also the focal point for the Food Security, Agriculture and Nutrition at the Directorate General for Development Cooperation from...

Thu, September 9, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. Online event by Luca Cottini. Register here. The Italian 17th century was a time of rupture and a creative laboratory of innovative ideas (in architecture, science, music, and urban development). Monteverdi, Galileo, Caravaggio and Bernini belonged to a common cultural soil, which nurtured a new exper...

Thu, May 6, 2021. 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM CEST. The lecture explores the parallel life stories of Calvino and Fellini and the concomitant evolution of their narrative styles. Calvino and Fellini are the two master narrators of Italian 20th century. Their experimental work in literature and cinema has powerfully mirrored Italy’s transition from Fascism to...

Wed, April 14, 2021. 10:30 PM – 11:30 PM CEST. Online event. What is the role of Italians in the development of our communication age? What impact did telephones, wireless telegraphy (radio), and gramophones have on the creation of our simultaneous world? How did Italian intellectuals like Marinetti and Pasolini read the new experience of ubiquity...

March 10. Time: 4:30 pm ET. The lecture is part of the 2021 @italyinphilly lecture series, sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in collaboration with Ciao Philadelphia and the YouTube show Italian Innovators. Register online here. What do Petrarch and Dante have to do with Italian industrial culture? Which paradigms of Italia...

On Tuesday, November 24, at 4:00 p.m. EST, Luca Cottini, Villanova University Associate Professor and Host & Creator of the Italian Innovators YouTube show, presents “When Food Became a Work of art”, in the framework of the 5th Italian Cuisine in the World Week. Click here to register, registration is required. What does food mean in painting? Why...