Ciao Philadelphia 2015 was a rich series of events promoting Italy and the Italian-American contribution to this great City and Region. During the entire month of October, Ciao Philadelphia gained an exceptional level of popularity within the cultural settings of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.   Ciao Philadelphia i...

By Ellen Weisberg   On behalf of President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, Italy's Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero bestowed the prestigious Order of the Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) to Joseph V. Del Raso, chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Frank Giordano, m...

by Joseph N. DiStefano   Andrea Canepari, Italy's gently polished, vastly energetic and partly Penn-educated Consul-General in Philadelphia, held a kick-off party Sunday for the city's prominenti i patroni in honor of Ciao! Philadelphia, the month-long abbondanza of Italian cultural events -- schedule here.   It was a gray windy day f...

Se immaginiamo, come abbiamo fatto, questa serie di interviste come un viaggio tra le due sponde dell'Atlantico, una delle mete che accolse un gran numero di nostri connazionali è la Pennsylvania, e in particolare la città di Philadelphia, quinta città degli Stati Uniti per popolazione oggi ma la più grande tra il XVIII e il XIX secolo, fondata nel...

  For the fourth time in recent years, a student from Bryn Mawr's Italian and Italian Studies department has been awarded a chance to study in Italy over the summer. Haverford student Natalie Giovino '17 has been awarded a scholarship to study at the Universitià di Camerino in Italy this summer.   Natalie received the scholarship throu...

"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

Philadelphia ha festeggiato la scorsa settimana il 50° anniversario del primo volo spaziale italiano e la grande collaborazione in campo aeronautico tra Italia e Stati Uniti con un seminario dal titolo "Flying High From Helicopters to Space: Italy and the United States, Fifty Years of Technological Partnership" organizzato dal Consolato Generale d'...

DisCanto is a group of Italian conservatory-trained musicians who reinterpret traditional Abruzzese and ethnic southern Italian songs through contemporary and traditional instrumentation.   Sung in dialect, the songs evoke the Apennine Mountains, which have defined Abruzzo's culture, and cover historical themes of celebration, mourning, and...

by Tim Jimenez   A month-long celebration of Italian culture called "Ciao Philadelphia" wraps up with a number of events this week. There's an Italian Cinema Night at Widener University on Wednesday. On Friday, it's a Wine and Cheese tasting at Drexel.   Andrea Canepari is Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia. For a second yea...

The Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Andrea Canepari, presented New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney with the Italian Consular General Award May 23 at Rowan University. The award recognizes Sweeney's support of, and friendship with, Italian Americans in Sweeney's legislative district and around the state, Canepari said. &...