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8 November 2023
Italy’s National Unity and Armed Forces Day Celebrated in Washington DC

Washington, DC (November 8, 2023) – The celebrations of Italy’s Armed Forces and National Unity Day in the United States concluded in Washington with a reception at the Italian Embassy hosted by Ambassador Zappia. The event was attended by Kristyn E. Jones, Acting Under Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, and Defense Attaché Maj. Gen. […]

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6 November 2023
Italian-language Mass in Washington for the commemoration of fallen soldiers begins November 4th celebrations in the USA

(Washington, November 6th) With a mass in Italian at Holy Rosary Church in Washington to commemorate fallen soldiers, yesterday marked the start of celebrations for Italy’s National Unity and Armed Forces Day. The event was attended by the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, the Italian Military Attaché, General Maurizio Cantiello, and representatives […]

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3 November 2023
Call for sponsors – Activities organized on the occasion of the celebration of the 2023 edition of Italy’s National Space Day

The Embassy of Italy in Washington DC, with this public notice, and its annexes, offers the opportunity to sign Sponsorship contracts with the Embassy with the aim to support the organization of activities related to the celebrations of the 2023 edition of Italy’s Space Day of the Italian Embassy in the United States. Annex 1, Public Notice […]

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2 November 2023

“The protection of cultural heritage is a shared value and a duty towards future generations. From this awareness arises the common success of Italy and the United States, which has allowed the return of numerous stolen artworks and archaeological items.” This is how the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, opened the ceremony […]

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25 October 2023
11th Eduitalia Award Ceremony – 19 scholarships for Italian students and 8 for teachers awarded

On October 23rd, the Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted, in the presence of and in conjunction with the Italian Consulates of Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco, the 11th annual Eduitalia Award Ceremony. Nineteen scholarships were awarded to U.S. students who passed the Advanced Placement (AP) Italian […]

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18 October 2023

Yesterday, two dogwood trees were planted in a ceremony that took place in the garden of the Embassy of Italy in Washington. The symbolic gesture, part of the second World Forum on Urban Forests organized by the FAO with other international entities and ongoing in Washington DC until October 20th, aims to emphasize the importance […]

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17 October 2023
The 23rd Annual Week of the Italian Language in the World at the Embassy of Italy in Washington

Washington, DC (October 17, 2023) – The seminar “Artificial Intelligence and Language Learning: The Italian Model” opened today at the Embassy of Italy in Washington the 23rd annual Week of the Italian Language in the World. “This year, the underlying theme of the Week of the Italian Language is sustainability, with particular reference to sustainable […]

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17 October 2023

Washington, October 17, 2023 The project Villa Firenze Contemporanea kicks off with an inauguration on Thursday, October 19th, in the presence of select representatives from the American and Italian-American cultural, media, and economic communities. “It is a formidable initiative of cultural diplomacy and growth,” said Italian Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, “bringing a selection of the best […]

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13 October 2023
Italy’s Integrated Promotion Strategy and Public Diplomacy at the Center of the “Sistema Italia” Meeting in the United States

Washington, DC (October 13, 2023) – “With the joint statement adopted in July in Washington, which gave an all-round boost to Italy-U.S. relations, Prime Minister Meloni and President Biden also committed to strengthening our economic partnership. They identified strategic lines and priority areas along which, within the framework of the Farnesina’s [Italian Foreign Ministry] diplomacy […]

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12 October 2023
Embassy of Italy dedicates event celebrating 75 years of Fulbright Commission for Cultural Exchanges between Italy and the United States to role of foreign correspondents in U.S.

Washington DC, October 12, 2023 Ambassador Mariangela Zappia and Michael Trager, Vice President of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, opened yesterday evening the seminar titled “The Fulbright Program and the Role of Foreign Correspondents in the United States” at the Italian Embassy’s Auditorium in Washington DC, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Commission for […]

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