The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...

Italian food is the most popular cuisine in the world, according to a 2023 study by The Picky Eater that tallied up Instagram tags. It’s no wonder why so many people love it. Just thinking about dishes like chicken parmesan and spaghetti and meatballs is enough to get your mouth watering—even though many of these world-famous dishes are actually It...

Dear friends, as mentioned last month, there is great news in the world of We the Italians. After having screened many tour operators who had contacted us, we have established a partnership with Micromegas, which will help us to offer you experience tours in Italy, with several new features and special contents. The first tour we propose contains p...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the consular network in the USA celebrate the eighth edition of Italian Design Day, which takes place on March 14, with a rich program of events to be held throughout the country until May, under the theme “Creating value – inclusivity, innovation, and sustainability” chosen for the exhibition promoted by the...

The classic Italian comedy Miseria e Nobiltà (Misery and Nobility) was presented at the Marygrove Conservancy and Liberal Arts Theater in Detroit on Saturday, March 9. The play was written in the Neapolitan dialect by Eduardo Scarpetta in 1887. The play was produced by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, supported by the Consulate of Italy in...

Since Feb. 8, just two Detroit Pistons are averaging at least 15 points per game. They’re both doing so efficiently, too, shooting at least 46% overall and 40% on 3-pointers. The first? Their franchise player: Cade Cunningham, drafted in the summer of 2021. The second? Someone with 10 games as a Piston: Simone Fontecchio.  The 6-foot-8 Italian shar...

Dear friends, 2024 is fast moving on between the daily routine made up of news and content in social media, the monthly routine with interviews and the magazine, and the planning of projects, events, and lots of news, both in Italy and in the United States. The first news ... is not new: it is the third edition of our Gala here in Rome, which again...

Music as a tool of inclusion. The Consulate of Italy Consulate in Detroit organized a series of events on Monday, February 12, with the Roman rapper Amir Issaa. Through his words and his beats, he promoted the values of diversity and the fight against all forms of discrimination. It was a light-hearted and innovative opportunity to approach serious...

The NBA trade deadline is nearing, and the Detroit Pistons are the first team to make a move ahead of Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET cutoff time. ESPN reports that the Pistons are trading Kevin Knox II, whom they reacquired in November, a 2024 second-round pick, and the draft rights to Gabriele Procida to the Utah Jazz for Simone Fontecchio.  This marks back...

When: Saturday, March 9, 2024 @ 6:00 PM (Open doors) - Where: Marygrove Conservancy and Liberal Arts Theater, 8425 W. McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221 -  Register here! Marquis Eugenio, in love with Gemma, the daughter of an enriched cook, convinces Felice and Pasquale, two penniless friends, to play the part of his aristocratic relatives in Gemma’s...