Sono oltre 7.000 le visualizzazioni raggiunte in poche settimane dal video "Gli USA parlano italiano", con il quale l'Ambasciata Italiana a Washington ha reso preziosa testimonianza dell'attuale fermento che vi è negli Stati Uniti per la lingua e cultura italiana. Il fermento per il Belpaese si traduce in 220.000 americani che studiano la lingua it...

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest in international art cinema, a master of memory, dreams, fantasy and desire: Federico Fellini. Our year-long celebration of his genius starts with this musical tribute by one of the greatest pianist of the Italian jazz scene: Enrico Pieranunzi. For this debut in Washington DC of F...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (USHMM), invite you to an evening remembering Italian mothers and daughters of the Holocaust. Although the Holocaust has been widely studied,...

T.S. Eliot wrote that April is the cruelest month, but for Venice, November wins hands down.The city’s worst floods have taken place in November, as they did last month when high-water levels (74.4”) nearly broke the the acqua alte records set in 1966 (76.4”), wreaking an estimated $1.1 billion in damages and causing fatal injuries. With roughly 80...

The Italian Embassy in Washington organized the symposium "Geographical Indications: Opportunities and Challenges" on Geographical Indications and Denominations of Protected Origin. Members of the main Italian consortia and representatives of American regional products attended the event. At the outset Ambassador Armando Varricchio recalled how "op...

Great result last night at Villa Firenze, official residence of the Italian Ambassador to the USA, during a Gala evening organized for the #AmericaLovesVenice campaign, launched by the Italian Embassy in Washington in partnership with Save Venice, the main American non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the artistic heritage of Ve...

Great success on December 12, for the duo Roberta Gambarini and Jeb Patten wo performed at the Embassy of Italy. The Italian jazz singer and local pianist delighted the embassy guests with a program of jazz music, with some great American and Italian classics, interpreted in an innovative and engaging way. Alongside some improvisations, the duo als...

The Embassy of Italy in the United States and the Consulate General in Philadelphia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Education (DoE) of Maryland. The new Memorandum replaces the previous one of 2015, updating and integrating it, to further improve the program of Italian language and culture in the State. The main objectiv...

The College Board and The Italian Language Foundation, both 501(c)3 organizations, have announced a new partnership that will offer the first of several professional development workshops for teachers of AP Italian on February 1, 2020. This exciting initiative will combine the management and academic support from the College Board, the vigorous adv...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, cordially invites you to the opening of “Icons”, an exhibition by photographer Guido Harari on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Guido Harari has met and photographed the greatest music legends: B.B. King, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Patti...