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Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the USA, November 13 - 19, 201711/10/2017

The World Week of Italian Cuisine reaches its second edition with the aim of promoting Italian culinary traditions and food-and-wine connoisseurship as a distinctive trait of Italian identity and culture. In the USA the second edition will take place from November 13 to November 19, 2017 under the sign of quality, sustainability, culture, food security, the right...

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Visit of Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Cultural activities and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, to the United States (New York, October 17-20, 2017)
Visit of Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Cultural activities and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, to the United States (New York, October 17-20, 2017)10/21/2017

Washington, D.C., October 20, 2017 Today marks the end of the visit by the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Cultural Activities, and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, to the United States. During his stay in New York, the Minister took part in a ceremony which saw US authorities return various archaeological artifacts coming...

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE VIDEO CONTEST FOR STUDENTS OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 17TH WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD.
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE VIDEO CONTEST FOR STUDENTS OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 17TH WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD. 10/19/2017

Washington October 19, 2017 – On October 18 an award ceremony was held at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC to honor the winners of a video contest organized by the Embassy on the occasion of the 17th week of the Italian Language in the world. Minister Catherine Flumiani announced the two winning videos: “Tira...

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Presentation of the Letters of Credence to the Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (Nassau, October 17, 2017)
Presentation of the Letters of Credence to the Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (Nassau, October 17, 2017)10/18/2017

Washington DC, October 18, 2017 The Ambassador of Italy, Armando Varricchio, presented his Letters of Credence to the Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling. During his stay in Nassau, the Ambassador met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Financial...

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BORSE DI STUDIO FULBRIGHT PER ITALIANI INTERESSATI A STUDIO E RICERCA NEGLI USA (available only in Italian)10/17/2017

Si comunica che la Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali tra l'Italia e gli Stati Uniti ha pubblicato i bandi per l'anno accademico 2018 - 2019 relativi all'offerta di borse di studio Fulbright cofinanziate da parte del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e dal Dipartimento di Stato statunitense. Le borse di studio Fulbright sono riservate a cittadini italiani per...

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THE 17th WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD OPENS TODAY10/14/2017

Washington D.C., October 16, 2017 - The 17th Week of the Italian Language in the World from October 16 - 21, 2017 is a cultural event which promotes Italian not only as a marketing tool of the great cultural heritage of Italy but also as an extraordinary medium of communication in the world of economy and business, science and research. Every year the diplomatic...

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War and Art: USA in Italy Inauguration of the exhibition and presentation of the catalogue
"War and Art: USA in Italy" Inauguration of the exhibition and presentation of the catalogue10/11/2017

Washington D.C., October 11, 2017 – The Embassy of Italy remembers the centennial of the United States entrance into World War I with a photo exhibition and a catalogue, titled War and Art: USA in Italy. The exhibition, which will be inaugurated at the Pentagon on October 12, 2017, highlights not only the harshnes...

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