At a reception on Capitol Hill hosted by the National Italian American Foundation, Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero greeted on Wednesday evening (Feb 27) the new Italian American Congressional Delegation for 113th Congress."The relationship between Italy the United States is so profound and so solid" said Bisogniero. The Ambassador noted that...

by Anna Giaritelli   Italian-American members of Congress broke bread with Claudio Bisogniero, Italy's ambassador to the United States, on Thursday at a Capitol Visitor Center lunch. "For those of you who haven't met him, he speaks incredibly good English, better than many of my constituents and certainly better than Pascrell's constitu...

Il prossimo 14 e 15 settembre si terrà ad Asiago, nella sala del cinema Lux in Viale Matteotti 21, un importante convegno dedicato ai rapporti tra Italia e USA, organizzato dall'Associazione "Proposta per l'Italia", in collaborazione con la rivista giuridica "Nova Itinera. Percorsi del diritto nel XXI secolo" e con National Italian American Foundat...

Join The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs and WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation's capital, for a screening and discussion about The Italian Americans, a new film for PBS premiering nationally February 17 & 24, 9-11p — with special guest Ho...

By Keith Kountz   The National Italian American Foundation promotes and preserves Italian culture in the United States, and the head of the organization happens to be a Connecticut native, Anita Bevacque McBride. News 8 spoke with McBride via satellite about her the organization, its mission and her connecticut roots.   "I was bo...

L'opera torna a parlare italiano a New York: per l'intera stagione 2012-2013, tutte le opere liriche in scena al Metropolitan Opera avranno sottotitoli in italiano, leggibili sui video sullo schienale delle poltrone, per consentire agli spettatori di seguire il testo originale.Il debutto dei sottotitoli in italiano, che vanno ad aggiungersi a quell...

US-Italian differences over the Milan kidnapping and "extraordinary rendition" of Egyptian terrorism suspect Abu Omar in 2003, and the subsequent conviction in Italian court of 22 CIA operatives (in absentia), should not obscure the fact that the US and Italy have a long history of cooperation against international security threats, from organized...

Applications for scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year are available online starting Nov. 1, at www.niaf.org/scholarships. Students must be of Italian heritage, have a GPA of at least 3.5, and be entering or already enrolled in college in the fall of 2014 to be eligible to apply.   Applications for the 2014 Voyage of Discovery are ava...

Mercoledì sera il Gala newyorkese di primavera della NIAF non è stato il solito déjà vu ma ha avuto un momento di grande intensità emotiva capace di trasportare gli italo americani che affollavano la grande sala del Cipriani. E' stato quando il governatore dello Stato di New York, Andrew Cuomo, è salito sul palco per presentare il Mario M. Cuomo Aw...

The National Italian American Foundation and nascent Italian American Congressional Staff Association are teaming up Thursday for a meet-and-greet featuring food, drink and just a touch of nostalgia.   The Wine-Off Tasting event is scheduled to take place in Rayburn 2168 from 6 to 8 p.m. and is open to all congressional staff.   Read...