Puccini workshops at Vermont public schools; a concert of Italian arias and songs; and a first-hand report from Florence, Italy’s Medici Archive Project are the ways in which the three 2024 recipients of VICA’s Scholarships and Grants program will promote Italian culture in Vermont. “Each year we are impressed by the passion and talent of the appli...

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University will continue its 2023-2024 programming series, Nuovo Mondo: A Century of Immigration from and to Italy, with a series of film screenings that focus on recent immigration to Italy from diverse perspectives. Admission to the screenings, all of which will be held in Ellis White Lecture Hall...

The Vermont Italian Cultural Association (VICA) has announced that its Scholarships and Grants Program, which seeks to promote and preserve Italian heritage and culture in Vermont, began accepting applications starting November 1, 2023.  The VICA Scholarships and Grants program provides up to $1,500 in funding to three individuals who are seeking t...

Anniversary Gala of the Vermont Italian Cultural Association (VICA) celebrating 40 years of service to the community. Outstanding commitment to the preservation of Italian heritage and traditions and to the promotion of Italian culture in Vermont. Discovering Burlington’s “Little Italy”, the two farms Agricola Farm and Shelburne Farm. Productive me...

Thursday, January 5 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM |  Online Event; Zoom. Organized by Vermont Italian Cultural Association. RSVP Here. Maestro Ciabatti will share insights about Italian Baroque music and the concerti featured in the upcoming Upper Valley Baroque's program on January 28 and 29.  A native of Florence, Italy, Filippo Ciabatti is the Music Directo...

Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. — VIRTUAL — Phoenix Books and Vermont Italian Cultural Association present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, Adriana Trigiani. Trigiani will be joining us on Zoom to talk about her upcoming book which will be on sale on Tuesday, April 26. Registration is free and required to attend the stream viewing on...

If since the beginning of the pandemic I personally have not yet had the opportunity to physically travel back to visit any of the many friends of We the Italians scattered across the United States, thanks to our interviews I often have the chance to take a virtual trip and get to know the various Italian communities both in the most famous areas o...

November 16, 2021; 7-8:00pm. A virtual presentation on Zoom. A presentation given by Mara Welton, Slow Food USA Director of Programs and Slow Food USA State Governor for Vermont. Mara will share the inspiring history of the Slow Food movement, from its origins in Italy to how it spread across the globe as well as the movement's far reaching and vis...

During the first half of 2021 membership in the Vermont Italian Cultural Association (VICA) has increased 62% including the addition of fourteen businesses. Virtual events held during the past year have had waiting lists. Most recently a presentation on obtaining Italian citizenship attracted over 130 participants. Senator Patrick Leahy, whose mate...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to another wonderful issue of our magazine. On the cover of this issue we celebrate the fantastic victory of the Italian national soccer team at the recently concluded European Championships. All of Italy was filled with joy, and it was wonderful to see so many Italians happy again after so many difficult months. Dear friend...