On the occasion of the Italy's First National Space Day, the Embassy of Italy organized a virtual event on "US-Italy Cooperation on Space Exploration and Exploitation" to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of space. "Today, space is one of the most effective drivers of economic growth, and innovation is the key to maintaining and strengthen...

As part of the activities to support the promotion of Italian language and culture under the patronage of the Italian Embassy, a meeting was held at the Auditorium of the Italian Embassy in Washington between the students of the Liceo Parentucelli/Arzela' of Sarzana in the province of La Spezia (connected remotely) with students of Italian from Ann...

A tie that continues to develop and grow stronger with the work and research of many young researchers in the fields of science and humanities. This is the bond between Italy and the United States which was celebrated during the annual event of ISSNAF, the foundation that brings together thousands of Italian scientists and academics working in labo...

On December 3, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Matthew Lussenhop, opened the seminar titled “Fulbright Fellows’ Contribution to the Fight against Covid-19” hosted at the Embassy’s Auditorium in Washington DC in occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Prog...

On December 11, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) joins for the fourth time the XVI edition of the Italian Contemporary Art Day, an initiative promoted by AMACI (Association of Italian Museums of Contemporary Art) that involves museums, foundations, and public and private institutions, in order to show the vitali...

A delegation of Italian American leaders met Friday with Mariangela Zappia, Italy’s first female ambassador to the U.S., to cement a partnership that’s designed to strengthen cultural relations, foster new trade, and bolster advocacy on issues of mutual concern. The much-anticipated meeting in Washington, D.C. was organized by Zappia and Hon. Basil...

"Italian cuisine is tradition, quality, creativity, but also innovation, wellbeing, and sustainability.” With these words, Italian Ambassador to the US Mariangela Zappia introduced the sixth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation through a rich pro...

On December 9, ISSNAF's annual virtual event will assign awards in five categories. This year, the focus is on "green" topics, as well as on a new award for innovation in the study of Italian culture. The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Silvio Micali, professor at Boston's MIT and among the world's leading experts in cryptography and blockchains...

From the marvelous theatre of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, acclaimed pianist and conductor, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, performs a program inspired by her latest album “Casta Diva”. Translating the pyrotechnics of bel canto and the lyricism of Romantic opera into the language of pianistic composition, the concert features adaptations from Be...

The Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy Human Rights Italy 2021 Award was presented to the Ambassador of Italy to the U.S., Mariangela Zappia. Ambassador Zappia was awarded for her commitment to the defense of human rights and the promotion of gender equality. She dedicated the award "to the courage of many women, Afghan women, immigrant women, refugee women...