by Marco Bruna   Taking office as Consul General in Los Angeles, one of the largest Italian American communities of the United States, is a big responsibility. The first challenge that Honorable Antonio Verde needs to face is getting acquainted with a vast and vibrant network of local groups and associations. A month passed since he suc...

Monday, February 15, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Osteria d'Assisi - Santa Fe, New Mexico. Cavaliere Lino Pertusini, Honorary Consul of Italy, Santa Fe, invites you to meet his esteemed guests: Hon. Antonio Verde, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles; Hon. Rosalba Maniaci, Italian Consular Agent of New Mexico; Valeria Rumori, Dir...

by Giacomo Sproccati   As the color guard walks in carrying the majestic Italian, American, and Californian flags, the audience who attended the "Celebrate Italy Event" bonded in a moment of silence in commemoration of their shared cultures across generations, creating a shared sense of community.   Following this, is the beautiful pe...

by Valerio Viale Cinema Italian Style (from November 12 through 16), yearly celebration of Italian cinematic art - co-presented by the American Cinematheque and Luce Cinecittà - turned eleven years old, with the 2015 edition. After an introduction from the Consul General of Italy, Antonio Verde, the artistic director, Laura Delli Colli, acting as...

by Valerio Viale   It seems like fate has bestowed more than just the first name to Donati (13 April 1933) and Leone (3 January 1929 – 30 April 1989), both named Sergio and born in Rome, four years apart from one another. Together they created a genre, called "Spaghetti Western", which enchanted and still captivates generations of afici...

by Silvia Simonetti   From the Embassy's magnificent headquarters in Washington D.C., Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero traveled to the West Coast on his official visit to California and – for the first time ever – to Oregon, in the week of March 8th.   While in Los Angeles, he was welcomed by the Italian institutions and communit...

Los Angeles City Hall is being lighted in Italy's national colors of green, white and red every night this week in memory of the victims of the earthquake in Central Italy.   Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino, Italian Consul General Antonio Verde and Monsignor Antonio Cacciapuoti led a candlelight vigil at City Hall in memory of the more t...

Los Angeles is one of the most significant cities in the United States. It houses one of the most active consulates, which is a point of reference for many Italian people.   We are pleased to host Consul Antonio Verde, who has been representing our country in LA for one year and a half.

di Antonio Verde   Los Angeles è fra le città americane più vividamente presente nell'immaginario italiano. Una metropoli vivace e creativa, sulla quale si stagliano i capolavori di Hollywood e le bellezze naturli. Un luogo dove i sogni si possono ancora inseguire e realizzare.   Los Angeles è soprattutto un centro mondiale di attivit...

A group of smart, beautiful, and socially active women, the D.I.V.E. of Los Angeles invited a guest of honor to their November meeting: Consul General of Italy Antonio Verde. His mandate in the U.S. has just begun, and all of the most influential associations of the local Italian-American community are eager to know him better.   The extreme...