Columbus Day Ceremony in Washington, DC

Oct 05, 2015 721

The National Christopher Columbus Association, together with Italian-American organizations from the Washington, DC area, will be hosting a ceremony at the Columbus Memorial Statue in front of Union Station in Washington, DC on Monday, October 12, 2015. The United States Marine Band will begin the program at 10:45 am with patriotic marches – always a crowd favorite.

We will welcome representatives of the Embassies of Italy, Spain, and the Bahamas. We will hear the Columbus Day proclamations from the President of the United States and the Mayor of the District of Columbia. Our honored guest will be the winner of the Columbus Day Essay contest sponsored by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and awarded by the National Italian American Foundation.

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