On 24 of October in Orlando, Florida at County Mayor's City Hall, the Honorary Consul of Orlando, the Lawyer Antonella Brancaccio after one year of negotiations with the administration of Orange County’s Mayor, Jerry Demings, has managed to get a proclamation that recognizes the Italian contribution in the geographic area. The Honorary Consul, open...

Attorney Antonietta Brancaccio- Honorary Consul of Italy, was chosen with other 200 lawyers to speak on behalf of immigrants. Divided into teams, they met Senators and Deputies starting from Washington DC and reaching all states. Attorney Brancaccio was assigned to Florida's 21st District where she met with representatives of Republican Congressman...

The American Philosophical Society (APS) has recently made a posthumous addition to its Membership rolls for the first time in its 280-year history. The APS has recognized the 1768 election of the Italian physician, entomologist, and botanist Domenico Maria Leone Cirillo, who was mistakenly recorded under the false name of "Dr. Famitz". The APS is...

Almost a year after the appointment of the Italian Honorary Consul in Orlando, the Consul Antonietta Brancaccio wanted to celebrate a Christmas party on the occasion of December 8, in Italy the Feast of the Immaculate Conception: "a holiday that marks the beginning of the Christmas season in the beautiful country, and the formation of the family, a...

As of December 1, it is possible to renew your Italian passport at the Honorary Italian Consulate in Orlando located at 111 N Orange Ave. Great relief for the local community who will not have to face long journeys to the Consulate General in Miami. The demand for services in Florida is in great a to growth. We are seeing a very strong migration an...

October 28 2022 Reception at Villa Firenze in Washington, DC

NIABA’Bi-Annual Conference took place September 19-24, 2022 in Naples, Italy. This marks the return of the event after it was rescheduled as a result of the pandemic. NIABA nominated Director Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano chair of the Conference given her background and ties to Naples. With the assistance of Directors Anthony Gianfrancesco, and Ral...

On March 13, 2022, Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches celebrated its 45th Anniversary Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach Resort. The 45th Anniversary Gala was organized by the Gala Co-Chairs Antonella Brancaccio-Balzano and Chris Salamone. President Paul G. Finizio delivered the Welcome and Mission Statement speech and then h...

The International Symposium “Italy in Transit” organized by the Italian program at Florida Atlantic University, announces the program of its 6th edition. We return to an in-person event, even if last year’s virtual meeting was very successful. The symposium is preceded by a series of three film screenings to prepare the audience to the meetings wit...

Attorney Antonietta Brancaccio is the new Italian Honorary Consul in Orlando, Florida, appointed by Consul General Cristiano Musillo with the approval of the Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State. The appointment ceremony took place on December 10, 2021 at 10:00 am at the newly opened Italian design room at the I...