Puro Gusto, 1345 F. Street, NW, Washington, DC, is a perfect spot to take a break and refresh while visiting the nation’s capital and sightseeing and checking out the incredible scenic Cherry Blossoms this spring.  This authentic Italian all-day café has opened its patio and is ready for visitors and Washingtonians to fuel up for their day with bre...

We are excited to launch our first Italian Legacy Research Grant program with two great summer opportunities for undergraduate or graduate students, who attend accredited schools within 75 miles of Washington, D.C., or who have a permanent residence within that area.  One is a $5,000 grant to conduct independent research and write papers for our vi...

The common commitment and the strengthening of the collaboration between Italy and the United States in the field of gender equality was at the center of the visit to Washington DC of the Minister for Equal Opportunities and the Family, Elena Bonetti, who in the previous days had participated in New York in the work of the 66th session of the Commi...

On April 9, 2022, at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, will take place the work of the Country Assembly that will be called to elect the 2 territorial members for the United States on the occasion of the renewal of the General Council of Italians Abroad (CGIE). The CGIE is the representative body of the Italian communities abroad in all bodies th...

The Embassy of Italy, in collaboration with American Italian Food Coalition & The Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC cordially invites you to: Italian Embassy Easter Egg Hunt 2022, a fundraising event to benefit a local children’s charity: Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices. 1:30 p.m. Guests arrive, check-in, enjoy on-...

Måneskin have announced that they will be hitting the road this autumn to kick off a massive world tour. The dates serve as the Italian rockers' rescheduled run of their Loud Kids tour, which was previously set to take place earlier this year. The newly renamed Loud Kids Get Louder tour, will kick off on October 31 in Seattle for the North American...

Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33 Annual National Education Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic a...

On February 12, 2022, Dr. Mary Kovach, among four others, was awarded the National President’s Meritorious Service Award from Robert (Bob) Bianchi, Esq., the National President of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA). The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA), established in 1905, is the largest and oldest natio...

“The current tragic situation in Ukraine makes this year’s International Women’s Day even more meaningful” said Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Mariangela Zappia at the March 8 premiere of the documentary film One of Us – East Coast, with special guest the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Hon. Nancy Pelosi. “We honor this important date...

Sundays were sacred during Stephanie Hulbert’s childhood in Montclair, New Jersey. Her mother, Susan, would get up early to prepare sprawling suppers for their extended Italian family. “I’d walk downstairs in the morning and I would smell garlic, I would smell sauce,” she remembers. “I would stay with my mom: cooking, stirring sauce, making meatbal...