By Heather Haddon The New Jersey Legislature is the latest group appealing to the Italian government to save its consulate in Newark. Republican Sen. Joe Kyrillos introduced a resolution Monday to keep open New Jersey's only full-fledged consulate, which is scheduled to shut in March 2014.   "This house urges the Italian government to...

The promotion all over the world of the Italian system, crucial for such a rich country that can offer so much to the world, has definitely been improving in these last few years. This is one of the cases where the crisis has had the effect of developing creativity, cutting where it had to be done, and watch a new leadership growing. We have alrea...

Sabato 9 maggio l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington aprirà le sue porte in occasione di EU Open House, la manifestazione che celebra la giornata dell'Europa grazie ad eventi organizzati da tutte le ambasciate UE. "Uno stile di vita sano, l'Italian lifestyle: il tema di quest'anno è ispirato a Expo Milano", spiega l'Ambasciatore Claudio Bisogniero....

Operatic arias, risotto and a crowd of 200 greeted journalist Maria Bartiromo last night at the Italian Embassy,where she was awarded the 2014 Urbino Press Award. Bartiromo, an anchor and global markets editor for Fox News, is the first finance reporter to receive the prize, given annually to journalists who have made significant contributions in...

This exhibition explores the evolution of Italian painting over five centuries, from late Medieval works of the 14th century to Impressionist pictures of the 19th century, featuring some of the greatest masters of these periods, including G. Bellini, S. Botticelli, F. Guardi, L. Signorelli, and Titian. More at http://www.sbmuseart.org/exhibitions/...

by Maria Cristina Pasquali   Ha lasciato l'Italia nel 1999. Ha ottenuta una laurea (Bachelor of Arts) nel 2003 al Lake Erie College (Painesville, Ohio) ed un primo Master alla Youngstown State University (Youngstown, Ohio), sì, proprio la città di cui parla la canzone di Springsteen, la "steel town", la città del ferro.   Tornata in I...

Ambassador Cladio Bisogniero will arrive in Madison, Wisconsin on the evening of November 30, and will be greeted by the Consul General of the Chicago Consulate Office and members of the Italian Workmen's Club of Madison (IWC). The IWC is coordinating the Ambassodor's visit.   On Monday, December 1st, the Ambassador will have breakfast at th...

The library at the Casa Italian Sociocultural Center is now open to the public. The library currently houses more than 2,500 books in Italian and a rich collection of Italian movies in DVD format.   The library is now open to the public on Sunday from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and on Monday from 6:00-8:00 pm. Donations of Italian books are welc...

L'Italia è stata tra i primi Paesi europei a istituire la "Giornata della Memoria" che si tiene in tutto il mondo ogni anno il 27 gennaio. In questo ambito, l'Ambasciata, i Consolati e gli Istituti di Cultura italiani negli Stati Uniti propongono un ampio ventaglio di eventi culturali per coltivare la memoria della Shoah nelle giovani generazioni e...

L'Osservatorio per la lingua italiana negli USA, coordinato dall'Ambasciata Italiana negli USA, ha messo a disposizione 10 borse da 1,000 (mille) $ ciascuna per la frequenza del AP Summer Institute che si terrà a Perugia dal 14 al 26 Luglio prossimi. Le borse si aggiungono a quelle già concesse dall'Università per Stranieri di Perugia.   Per...