President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. welcomed Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni of Italy to the White House today to continue their close coordination on shared priorities.  The leaders exchanged views on Italy’s objectives under its G7 presidency, including abiding support for Ukraine, sustainable development, food and energy security, migration, as well as...

Entries open today for the 2024 edition of the 1000 Miglia Warm Up USA, the event organized by the Red Arrow for the past five years in the United States, between Middleburg and Washington DC. Scheduled 22-27 October, the event will confirm the winning format of the past years: after one-day training on Italian regularity racing techniques, held at...

“Le D.I.V.E.” (Donne Italiane che Vivono all’Estero = Italian women living abroad) is a non-profit association formally born in Washington, D.C. in 2001, exclusively based on volunteering, registered in 2012 as a 501c(3) organization and recognized by the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. The mission of the organization includes promoting Italian...

Conductor Gianandrea Noseda made a triumphant return to Teatro alla Scala in an informal role as cultural ambassador, leading the U.S. National Symphony Orchestra that he has made more “luminous” with his personal loan of centuries-old Italian-made instruments. Noseda’s energetic performance Monday evening marked the emotional highlight of the NSO’...

As the White House Friday announced a March 1 visit by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, the Italian government said a security agreement with Ukraine will be finalized in the next few days. Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani told Italy's Parliament "I am here to inform you about the willingness to continue negotiations for a cooperation,...

On the evening of February 21st, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, in collaboration with the Department of State, the Motion Picture Association (MPA), the Middleburg Film Festival, and Italian Screens, hosted an exclusive screening of the film Io capitano by director Matteo Garrone at the MPA headquarters. The film, produced by RaiCinema, Silver...

The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center, the Permanent Observer Mission of Italy to the Organization of American States, and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington announce Across the Great Atlantic: Art of the Italian Diaspora in the Americas of the 20th Century. This exhibition fea...

A memorial Mass for Lydio Francesco Tomasi was celebrated by Fr. Walter Tonelotto and Reverend Thabang Nkadimeng at Holy Rosary Church on February 17, 2024. Francesco Isgro, President of CISC Italian American Museum of Washington DC gave the eulogy. Maria Marigliano and the Holy Rosary Church Choir provided the music. In Memoriam: Fr. Lydio Frances...

The fourth Mid-Atlantic edition of the restored film festival Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour (Re-discovered Cinema on Tour) takes place from March 6 through March 10, 2024 across the DMV area, and it will culminate again with screenings at the National Gallery of Art. This year's collaborations extended to the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington,...

The stately Washington, D.C., building that houses the National Italian American Foundation is ready to be transformed into a lavish personal residence. The 7,800-square-foot property—officially known as the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Building, after the former U.S. envoy to Italy—has been owned by the foundation for the past 30 years, according t...