“L'organizzatrice "chairwomen" della 66^ parata del "Columbus Day" di Chicago è stata la signora Mariann Gullo figlia di immigrati siciliani, con il suo tenace impegno è riuscita a coinvolgere 160 Associazioni a partecipare alla parata. Durante la cerimonia è stato ricordato anche il 45° anniversario dell'importante gemellaggio di Chicago con la ci...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, Club Italiano Per Piacere, the St Louis-Bologna Sister Cities Organization, the Vice-Consolate of Italy in St Louis with Giuseppe Colagiovanni, the World Trade Center - St Louis, the St Louis Economic Development Council, the St Louis Mosaic Project, CTIM Tricolore and COMITES are very proud to welcome Consul...

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville non-credit Italian instructor, Barbara Klein, has received one of the Italian Government’s highest honors, the Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy, for her work as president and founder of the Italian Film Festival USA, the largest festival dedicated to Italian film in the U.S. “When I began a series o...

Tireless community leader Jo Ann Serpico joined the ranks of the Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia at a special ceremony at the Italian Consulate in Chicago on Dec. 11. The honor was bestowed by Consul General Giuseppe Finocchiaro on behalf of Italian President Sergio Mattarella. “My parents [Joseph R. and Ella (Cataldo) Salerno] were bor...

Sandra Colombo of Herrin has a new title: Cavaliere. Colombo received the Cavaliere Fiocco di Nastro on Dec. 11 from Counsul General Giuseppe Finocchiaro at the Italian Consulate in Chicago. The award Knight of the Order of Merit of the Republic, or Cavaliere Fiocco de Nastro, was given to as a reward for service to Italy.  Colombo wrote a short...

Barbara Klein, president of the Italian Film Festival USA and long-time resident of the metro St. Louis area, has been acknowledged by the President of the Republic of Italy with the conferral of the title of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d'Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy). The award recognizes her thirteen years as president...

To mark Columbus Day, the Italian American community gathers in many cities around the US to celebrate its achievements and its contribution to this great country in all sectors — be it political, economic, cultural, scientific and beyond. President Donald Trump’s first Columbus Day proclamation highlighted the strong bonds of friendship between It...

During the celebrations held at the Embassy of Italy in US, Ambassador Armando Varricchio recalled the “values of freedom, democracy and human rights” that are the tenets of the Italian Republic and of Italy’s friendship and alliance with the United States of America. Italy — he also underlined — is at the forefront in providing security worldwide....

Il CTIM con il patrocinio del Comites di Chicago, ha organizzato domenica 28 Maggio, la cerimonia come di consueto, in occasione del 71mo anniversario della Festa della Repubblica. All' evento hanno partecipato circa 500 connazionali alla presenza dei rappresentanti del Comites, dell`Italian Trade Commision, delle Autorita' locali, e del Console Ge...

Today, leaders from Union Station welcomed Giuseppe Finocchiaro - Italian Consul General - to our beautiful city and historic home. The special welcome included walking highlights of the Station, followed by a tour of the North American Premiere of POMPEII: The Exhibition, presented by Bank of America. During his visit, Consul General Finocchiaro t...