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16 May 2024
Twinning between Italian and U.S. schools for the promotion of Italian language and culture. Celebration, in connection with the International Festival of European Geopolitics of Venice-Mestre, for the conclusion of Phase I of twinning between 4 Italian and U.S. higher education institutions (May 9, 2024).

On May 9th, in connection with the International Festival of European Geopolitics in Venice-Mestre, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC hosted the concluding event of the first year of the biennial twinning project between two Italian higher education institutions, Capellini-Sauro in La Spezia and Cambi-Serrani in Falconara Marittima (Province of Ancona), and two American […]

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16 May 2024

At the Embassy of Italy in Washington, the General Manager of the Arena di Verona Foundation, Cecilia Gasdia, together with the Deputy Artistic Director, Stefano Trespidi, presented the 2024 and 2025 seasons of the Arena Opera Festival. In her welcoming address, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia emphasized the special connection established between Washington and Verona thanks to […]

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15 May 2024
Italy-U.S. Cooperation on Earth Sciences and Cultural Heritage at the Italian Embassy in Washington.

Washington, May 15, 2024. The study of the Earth system, the impact of climate change, and the development of environmental technologies were the focus of today’s meeting hosted by the Embassy of Italy in Washington of the Italy-United States working group on Earth Sciences and Cultural Heritage. The group, established in 2013 under the Agreement […]

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13 May 2024
Over 6400 Visitors at the Italian Embassy for EU Open House 2024

Washington DC, May 13, 2024 – There were 6453 visitors to the Embassy of Italy on Saturday for the usual EU Open House, during which all European Union embassies open their doors to the public for Europe Day celebrations. Visitors, welcomed into the Embassy building designed in the nineties by architect Piero Sartogo with a […]

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2 May 2024
“Changed by Women” – Bocconi University and Women’s Empowerment at the Italian Embassy in Washington

The Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosted yesterday at Villa Firenze the Washington stop of the “Changed by Women” tour, a project by Bocconi University on women’s empowerment promoted through a university publication dedicated to 99 role-model alumnae, a fundraising campaign for female students, and a mentoring program. Speaking at the […]

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29 April 2024
Media accreditation information for the G7 Summit

From Thursday the 13th to Saturday the 15th of June, 2024, the meeting of G7 Heads of State and Government will be held at Borgo Egnazia (BR), in Apulia, chaired by the President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic, Giorgia Meloni. Early accreditation is mandatory for all media representatives interested in attending. […]

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24 April 2024
The Italea project begins: an exciting journey dedicated to those with Italian origins

The Italea project is aimed at Italians living abroad and Italian descendants: hospitality, discounts and initiatives for those who want to travel to Italy to follow in the footsteps of their family history. A journey through Italy’s wonders to discover one’s origins and rediscover the places, traditions and culture of one’s ancestors. The Italea project […]

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23 April 2024
Applications for the Eduitalia Scholarships 2024 are now open and available

Applications are open to students who will pass the Italian AP exam 2024. A total of 19 grants will be awarded. The grants will cover accommodation in Italy for up to 5 weeks at one of Eduitalia associated schools, Italian classes, didactic material, and extracurricular activities. The deadline for the application is on May 31st, […]

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16 April 2024

For Made in Italy Day, Italian Ambassador Mariangela Zappia hosted the event “Italian Contemporary Design at Villa Firenze” at Villa Firenze, an opportunity to celebrate Italian excellence in the world in connection with the museum of Italy’s Association for Industrial Design (ADI) and the Salone del Mobile (Furniture Fair) in Milan. Ambassador Mariangela Zappia mentioned […]

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15 April 2024
National Observatory for the Promotion of the Italian Language in the United States at the Italian Embassy in Washington. The Italian Language: Soft Power for Promoting Italy and its System of Excellence.

The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted on April 11th the annual meeting of the National Observatory of the Italian language, a coordinating and guiding body with the main actors in the promotion of Italian language and culture in the United States. At the meeting, chaired by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Minister Plenipotentiary Alessandro […]

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