At a time when Italians and Americans are asked to stay home to contain the risk of COVID-19 contagion, the Italian Embassy in Washington, together with the 9 Italian Consulates and the Italian Trade Agency offices in the USA, launched the "Stay at home and #cookitalian" campaign aimed at supporting the Italian agro-good export in the USA, by promo...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington DC launched the “Stay at home #OrderItalian” campaign on social media in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, the diplomatic-consular and Italian Cultural Institutes network in the USA. The campaign consists of a clear and effective message articulated on all the Embassy's social platforms, aimed at promot...

Cari connazionali, quest’anno celebreremo la Pasqua in maniera diversa. Molti di noi lontani dagli affetti familiari e con un pensiero ancora più sentito nei confronti dell’Italia. Il nostro Paese sta affrontando con coraggio e generosità questa crisi. Le Autorità prendono decisioni difficili nell’interesse generale e ciascuno è chiamato a fare la...

“Un ringraziamento alle nostre autorità diplomatiche e consolari negli USA che hanno garantito un fondamentale supporto per assicurare il rimpatrio dei connazionali che attendono di essere imbarcati sul volo per l’Italia da New York. Loro, per primi, ma noi tutti che ci siamo occupati del problema, abbiamo vissuto un po’ di apprensione ma poi, fort...

In just the last week the numbers of those afflicted by COVID-19 have increased dramatically both here and in Italy. The National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) goal at this unprecedented time in our country’s history is to connect and help our Italian American community here in the United States while we work with those who can help the peop...

L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington si è attivata per assicurare collegamenti aerei diretti tra gli Stati Uniti e l’Italia nei prossimi giorni, nonostante il divieto di ingresso per coloro che sono stati nell’area Schengen negli ultimi 14 giorni deciso dalle Autorità americane a partire dalle 23.59 EST di oggi 13 marzo. Si ricorda che tale divieto n...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute are delighted to welcome the 10th annual Washington Women in Jazz Festival, opening on March 17th at the Embassy of Italy with a special performance featuring Italian artists Silvia Bolognesi (double bass) and Chiara Lazzerini (trombone), for the first time on stage with American artists Amy K...

The promotion of the Italian language in the US and the training of Italian teachers at all levels is one of the Embassy of Italy’s main priorities. On March 21, 2020 (8.30am to 4.30pm ET), the Embassy in Washington DC hosts a 0ne-day training workshop: "We learn, examine and integrate the strategies of the AP Italian course in our curriculum." It...

On the 500th anniversary of Raphael Sanzio's death, on February 16 the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington D.C. inaugurated “Raphael and his circle”, an exhibition with drawings by Raphael and his most distinguished pupils – Giulio Romano, Perino del Vaga and Polidoro da Caravaggio – and some of the best engravings by the main interpreters...

Vico Magistretti was one of the most prolific industrial designers of his generation. His pieces, from lamps to chairs, to sofas and kitchens, grace homes and offices around the world. And he was not just a designer, but also a highly influential architect and a generous teacher. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Magistretti’s birth, and...