On the occasion of the "21st Week of the Italian Language in the World” the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Contest for students of the Italian language in the United States. Each year, the Week has a different underlying theme for a vast cultural program to advance the promotion of the Italian language. This year in coincidence with the...

The elections for the renewal of the Committee of Italians Residing Abroad (Com.It.Es.) will be held at the end of 2021 (art. 14, ¶ 3, Law n.162/12.302019, converted into Law n.118 of 02.28.2020). The Committee of Italians Residing Abroad are elected bodies which represents the interests of Italian citizens residing abroad in their relations with t...

Focus sulle imprese italiane e sostegno alla ripartenza di scambi e investimenti Italia-Usa al centro dell’incontro virtuale che l’ambasciatrice italiana a Washington, Mariangela Zappia, ha avuto a pochi giorni dal suo insediamento con i manager delle principali aziende italiane negli Usa. “La ripresa economica in Italia e Stati Uniti; le responsab...

It is with emotion and pride that I assume today the office of Ambassador of Italy to the United States, a country to which we are bound by an extraordinary and deep friendship. As allies, Italy and the United States work side by side to protect peace and security in the world, to fight pandemic and climate change, to promote universal rights and g...

Nel 1861, quando il neonato Regno d’Italia stabilì relazioni diplomatiche con gli Stati Uniti d’America, la diplomazia dell’aria e dello spazio non esisteva. Con l’eccezione di pochi palloni aerostatici, l’umanità era allora saldamente ancorata al suolo, la tecnologia non esisteva e le distanze e i mari sembravano invalicabili. Lo scenario cambiò n...

WHEN: May 18, 2021 at 5 PM ET - WHERE: Facebook Live (no account required) - Organized by the Embassy of Italy, IIC Washington Born in Sicily and adopted by Venice, Patrizia Laquidara is one of the most elusive, multifaceted, and brilliant singer-songwriter in the Italian music scene. Occasionally also actress and writer, Patrizia became “a cult fi...

WHEN: May 4, 2021 at 4:00 PM (ET) - WHERE: Zoom Webinar - EVENT LANGUAGE: English Webinar, Registration Required (REGISTER HERE) Our series of commemorative events for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, master poet and Father of the Italian language, continues with The Metamorphosis of Beatrice: Love and Justice from Dante’s "Vi...

On the 160th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Historical Diplomatic Archive and the Library of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, presents a unique exhibition of historical documents on the beginning of dip...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, and ISPI – Italian Institute for International Political Studies are delighted to invite you to a public event celebrating the 160th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Italy and the United States, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (ET) / 15:00 hrs (CEST). ...

Applications are open to students who will pass the Italian AP exam 2021. A total of 22 grants will be awarded. The grants will cover accommodation in Italy for up to 5 weeks at one of Eduitalia associated schools, Italian classes, didactic material, and extracurricular activities. The deadline for the application is on May 21. For more information...