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Enter the Grazie Italia photography contest!



Enter the Grazie Italia photography contest!

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The Embassy of Italy in Washington is pleased to announce the photo contest Grazie Italia.* The competition will run from 21 September to 21 October 2015 in collaboration with the Italian diplomatic and consular network in the United States.

Submit your favorite snapshot from your last Italian vacation or of an Italian presence right here in the U.S.. All images submitted will be shared on social media platforms operated by the Embassy, including its Facebook page.

Winners will receive prizes provided by the Embassy and Expo 2015, the largest event in history on the theme of global food and nutrition that is ongoing in Milan until October 31st with 145 countries participating.

Contest details and submission form click here.

*You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident to participate.


1st Prize: An exclusive set of 4 signature coffee cups from Expo Milano 2015, the largest event organized on food and global nutrition, with 145 participating countries.

1 prize


2nd Prize: “Italy INspires Us” – the prestigious book celebrating the over 300 events of “2013 – Year of Italian Culture in the US.”

2 prize


3rd Prize: “Italian Treasures in the US”, a wonderful new catalogue of hundreds Italian masterpieces in American Museums.

3 prize


4th Prize: “Il Palazzo sul Potomac – The Embassy of Italy in Washington.” A rare coffee table book about the history of the Italian Embassy and of diplomatic relations between Italy and the U.S.

4 prize


5th Prize: “The Italian Legacy in Washington D.C. – Architecture, Design, Art and Culture.” A book about everything related to Italy in the nation’s capital.

5 prize


6th Prize” “Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914-1971)” – The catalogue of the stunning exhibit running at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC through January 3rd, 2016.

6 prize


7th - 11th Prizes: The Expo Milano 2015 official back packs.

7 to 11 prize