On October 19, 2019, the Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan  (IACCM) commemorated its 100th anniversary with a gala celebration at the Detroit Athletic Club. The IACCM was founded in 1919 by the Consul of Italy in Detroit Pietro Cardellio, as well as several Detroit area Italian Americans, to promote business relationships between Ita...

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Festa della Musica was celebrated for the first time in Detroit.  The event was organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan and the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, with the collaboration of the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan and Tuesday Musicale of Detroit, under the auspices of the Cons...

On May 5, Consul Manca attended the “Concert of the Finalists” organized by the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan. This event concluded the Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition for Michigan High School Students, which has now reached its 25th edition. The ten young finalists performed in front of a large audience of Italians and Italian-American...

Interesting lecture by Professor Gabriele Boccaccini on the life of Luigi Ferri. The conference - Luigi Ferri: The Survival of a 12-year-old Italian Child at Auschwitz - at the University of Michigan was organized to mark the 2019 Holocaust Remembrance Day in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Italian Cultural Institute...

When: Thu, Nov 29 from 6:00 PM to  9:00 PM - Where: Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court, 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit , MI 48202 Join Dr. Maria Manca, Consul of Italy in Detroit, Dr. Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Dr. Alan P. Darr for private tours of the Grand Tour of Italy gallery suite followed by a celebration of Italian art, wine and cuisine i...

We had the honor of attending to the Conference of Italian Consuls in the World, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There we were able to see and greet the Consuls General in New York (Francesco Genuardi), Chicago (Giuseppe Finocchiaro), San Francisco (Lorenzo Ortona) and Los Angeles (Antonio Verde), and meet the new ones we had not yet had t...

Da Nuoro a Detroit, passando per Perugia, Roma e Tokyo. E già pronta, per l’ennesima volta, a ripartire. Ha stregato studenti e studentesse dell’università di Sassari, Maria Manca, 36 anni e una carriera diplomatica già avviata, coronata il 16 marzo del 2017 dalla nomina a Console d’Italia a Detroit, responsabile per gli stati dell’Indiana, Kentuck...

Detroit è la principale città del Michigan. Affacciata sul fiume omonimo che la separa dal Canada, con Windsor che la fronteggia sulla sponda canadese, Detroit fu fondata nel 1701 da un ufficiale francese, Antoine Laumet de la Mothe, che la eresse come insediamento fortificato - Fort Detroit - in posizione strategica, nella regione dei grandi laghi...

Si sono concluse domenica 7 ottobre con un Gala Banquet presso l'Italian American Cultural Society (IACS) a Clinton Township, una delle città residenziali dell'area metropolitana di Detroit, le manifestazioni del Columbus Day 2018 programmate dal Committee Celebration presieduto da Tony Vivona. Gremitissima di ospiti, oltre cinquecento, l'ampia Sal...

Dal 26 settembre al 18 ottobre 2018 un intenso programma d’incontri con le comunità italiane in Michigan attende Goffredo Palmerini, infaticabile ambasciatore d’Abruzzo nel mondo. Nell’area metropolitana di Detroit è molto significativa anche la presenza degli abruzzesi, organizzati in diversi Club e nella Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM)...