NOTICE to all residents within the consular jurisdiction of the Italian Embassy in Washington: as of November 12, 2018, users will be able to book citizenship application appointments online. The online booking system is accessible from the Embassy website citizenship page. For further information on Italian citizenship and on the different ways to...

The Italian Embassy's Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a night dedicated to pizzica on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm!  Pizzica is the name of a traditional dance from the Salento region that originated from an Italian legend. The story warned against venomous tarantula bites, claiming that the only way to shake spider poison out of your bo...

Si terranno oggi, presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, degli incontri per rafforzare le iniziative atte a promuovere l’Italia in un territorio quale quello statunitense di primario interesse, numeri alla mano, anche per il sistema Study Abroad Italiano.  A darne notizia è Eduitalia, riportando i dati sulla lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti do...

As a conclusion to the Third Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, celebrating this year the Italian region of Puglia, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington DC present Apulian jazz pianist Kekko Fornarelli, performing his show Monologue for the first time in the United States. Monologue is an intimate dialogue betwee...

As the legend goes, there was only one way to survive the bite of a tarantula and the workers in the fields of Apulia discovered it. When the spider bit you and the venom started to move within your body, you had to move with it and the only way to flush out the poison was to dance. And it was from this story that the traditional dance of the Salen...

Food is an essential part of people’s lives, and as such is much more than nourishment. It is also the main factor in how we view others and ourselves. Eating and cooking are part of the culture of a country, reflecting its history and beliefs. On the occasion of the Third Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, Francesco Cito, one of Italy’s most ac...

“Today we celebrate the sustained excellent results of an agreement signed 15 years ago which marked the start of an intense collaboration between Italy and the US in tracking down hundreds of illicitly exported artworks,” said Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities Alberto Bonisoli in his remarks during a ceremony at the Embassy of I...

Quanto è importante per l’Italia il suo patrimonio culturale? Rispondere a questa domanda è così facile da essere un’azione istintiva: tantissimo! Tantissimo è la risposta corretta, ma vale la pena di soffermarsi a ragionare un momento affinché nell’istintività della risposta non passino in secondo piano le ragioni profonde che assolutamente la giu...

Monday, November 12 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. The popular Italian cuisine, loved and imitated around the world, is slowly fading, but many are trying to save it. Presented at the 2018 Venice Film Festival, I Villani is a documentary by Daniele De Michele, which follows the lives of...

Cinque giovani ricercatori italiani che lavorano negli Stati Uniti si sono aggiudicati i prestigiosi ISSNAF Awards 2018, il 23 ottobre all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington nell’ambito dell’Annual Event di ISSNAF (Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation), la fondazione che riunisce 4.000 scienziati italiani in Nord America e che...