English Premier League club Chelsea and Italian team AS Roma will play an exhibition game at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. on Aug. 10, according to the AS Roma website. The mouth-watering encounter will see two of Europe's top teams, loaded with famed players, test out their rosters a week before the Premier League kicks off. The Italian League S...

Georgetown University Italian Research Institute and the Embassy of Italy cordially invite you to a conference and discussion on "The Voyage: a Journey into the Fantastic World of Fiction and Film."Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature, will present "Boccaccio on Stage: a Journey into the World of the Imagination."Alessandro Baricco...

Pope Francis is likely to visit more East Coast cities than just Philadelphia when he travels to the U.S. in September, the Vatican's secretary of state said Tuesday.   Pope Francis announced his trip to the United States on Nov. 17 in an address to members of the "Humanum Conference." During his visit, the pontiff will participate in the Se...

Sunday, January 31, 2016. From 10:00 am To 5:00 pm Organized by : Italian Cultural Society, Kid Museum In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Celebrate Carnevale at KID Museum! Activities include Venetian mask-making, and a special presentation and workshop hosted by The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, DC, in collaborati...

On May 14 the Greater Washington, DC Region gathered for a special presentation and book signing by Amy Riolo. Amy's presentation displayed the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, including the decreased chance of getting heart disease and the ability to reverse many modern diseases.   She shared many traditional Italian recipes rich...

Cari Amici Italiani, il COMITES di Washington DC, assieme ad Italians in DC (IDC), vi invita ad una serata NBA, per partecipare alla partita che vedra' in campo Danilo Gallinari e i Denver Nuggets. Danilo sta andando benissimo, i Nuggets hanno appena sconfitto i Golden State Warriors in una partita in cui Gallo e' stato fondamentale! A inizio part...

di Pino Cicala   Sorpresa emozione e gioia per la visita del Presidente Mattarella che ha aperto la sua giornata a Washington unendosi alla comunita italiana per la Messa nella Parrocchia del Santo Rosario.    I parrocchiani hanno dato il benvenuto al Presidente Mattarella che era accompagnato dalla figlia, dall' Ambasciatore d'I...

Brigitte Daprà, director of exhibitions and loans, Superintendency of Cultural Heritage for the City and the Museums of Naples and the Royal Palace of Caserta, talks about the historical events during World War II that forced the relocation of over 6,000 artworks, including Titian's Danaë, from Naples to several secure locations, to ensure their pr...

By Anne Midgette   Months before it was expected, the National Symphony Orchestra has named Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda, 51, as its seventh music director, taking over at the start of the 2017-2018 season. He will succeed Christoph Eschenbach, whose contract expires in 2017.   It's a coup for the NSO. Noseda is a star at the w...

Ten university students who reside in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are Katie Anastasi of Rockville, Md. Mackenzie Burnett of Ellicott City, Md., Mattia D'Affuso of North Potomac, Md., Daniel Evans of Germantown, Md., Gabriella LaVerghetta and Nicholas Tsu...