Maria Perrotta came to the limelight in 2012. She performed J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations when she was nine months pregnant with an ambulance stationed outside the theatre in case she went into labor during the recital. Very few women in history had given a concert this far along in their pregnancy; one of them being Clara Schumann. The live perf...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted the annual meeting of the Italian Scientist and Scholars in the North America Foundation (ISSNAF). The meeting, held under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic, was opened by the Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio and by the President of the Foundation Vito Campese, who was awarded the Ord...

The PMI DAY, the National Day of Small and Medium Enterprises, organized by Piccola Industria of Confindustria to promote the spread of Made in Italy business culture among young American students, is still growing in the United States thanks to the partnership with the Miami Scientific Italian Community and the small, medium-sized Italian companie...

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC is proud to host the photographic exhibition “Leonardo and Pop Microscopy. Bridging Art and Science towards the Future”, organized in collaboration with the One Health Center of Excellence at the University of Florida in Gainesville and the...

Monday November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Register here. Join us on November 18th as we inaugurate the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World with the opening of the exhibition “Queen: culture – traditions – taste”, a visual journey by World Press Award Winner photographer Anto...

On the occasion of the 4th Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Contest for University students of the Italian language (follow this link for more information). The 4th edition the ”Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel mondo” will take place between November 18th and November 21st and highlight the...

Il 4 novembre, Giorno dell’Unità Nazionale e Giornata delle Forze Armate, la senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, ha preso parte alle celebrazioni tenutesi presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington D.C., alla presenza dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti, Armando Varricchio, del Ministro per gli Affari Regiona...

Il ministro per gli Affari Regionali e le Autonomie Francesco Boccia è intervenuto venerdì ai lavori della riunione dei rappresentanti del Sistema Paese negli USA, aperti dall’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio. L’appuntamento, tenutosi a ridosso dell’annuale Gala della National Italian-American Foundation (NIAF), ha visto la partecipazione dei Capi d...

November 14th 2019, Embassy of Italy, Washington DC. Please RSVP through this link: www.issnaf.org/issnaf-annual-event-2019-registration-form.html THE THEME OF THE ANNUAL EVENT. This year the main theme is linked to the world celebrations related to the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci. Art scholars, scientists and researchers wi...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...