Dear friends, You are cordially invited to the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC, at 4833 Rugby Avenue Suite 201, Bethesda MD 20814. Sunday, November 19th, at 4:00-6:00pm or Monday, November 20th, at 6:00-8:00pm. Join us for an Italian style Aperitivo, to celebrate our new space and learn about th...

The Italian Language Program is looking for Italian teachers for Bethesda, MD, D.C. and Virginia locations. We are also looking for assistants, interns, university students or high school students in need of SSL hours, who want to experience teaching or marketing/communication/event related jobs.Please find details on our webpage http://www.italian...

The Italian Cultural Society presents the Annual Awards Gala Dinner. This year’s theme is “Italian Creativity, Fashion & Design”, which is well-known and appreciated all over the world. A fashion show by Franca Bartoli, a local Italian designer, will open the evening. Some of the most influential Italian brands will be represented at the Gala as we...

As we have come to know many brilliant young Italians in the Washington, DC metropolitan area working at NIH, NASA, NIST or one of the local universities, we have come to realize some of the difficulties they have faced in their careers. To air these issues, the March ICS social meeting will host a panel discussion featuring some of these young sci...

This year our Carnevale will be a collaboration with several other Italian organizations in the area, to be held on Saturday, February 25 at Casa Italiana.  One of the features will be a performance by children who are students in our Italian Language Program, as well as entertainment by the I-Talians, activities for children, and dinner by Osteria...

Dear ICS community, in 2014, the ILP recognized an overall increase in enrollment of over 60%. We are very happy that more people are able to enjoy our "corner of Italy" in Maryland! Our primary goal is to offer authentic immersion into Italian language, literature, cinema, opera, art, history, cuisine, and our way of life. We also enable you to e...

In our Bethesda location, you will enjoy 8 classes of history, geography, art and archeology of Rome and its region. Starting from the Etruscan civilization and the origin of the "eternal city", you will learn about medieval Rome and Lazio, the origin of papacy, Rome and its monuments of the Renaissance, of the 17th and 18th centuries. The course w...

At our September 21 social meeting, the Italian Cultural Society is pleased to present Paul Oorts (playing mandolin) and his Rigatoni "Brothers" Gina Faber (mandolin) and Jay Benforado (guitar). They are part of one of Paul's projects which is to collect, play, and make available to the public music from the early to mid-20th century written for an...

ICS Award Applications deadline: Post-Marked on the 2nd Friday of May, (May 8) except for Maria Guarrera Wilmeth Awards, which have a deadline of Friday, May 1. Applicants should be no more than 25 years of age as of May 1.   Selection will occur during May and awards will be presented at the ICS  Awards Gala, which takes place in...

The May issue of Poche Parole is on the ICS website at: http://www.italianculturalsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Poche-Parole-1405.pdf and the printed issue has been sent out.   Let me call your attention to the invitation to this year's GALA awards dinner on Sunday evening, June 22. Please see the invitation at: http://www.ital...