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  • The theatrical performance "Salonika 1943", held at the Primo Levi Center on February 18, wrapped up this year's celebrations of Remembrance Day. We attended the event, in which the work was presented in English for the first time, and interviewed one of its authors, the former Ambassador of Italy to Israel and Greece, Gian Paolo Cavarai
  • President of the Accademia Giovanni Ballarini
    On February 9 the Accademia Italiana della Cucina celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its New York Delegation. President Giovanni Ballarini and Delegate Francesca Baldeschi Balleani honored ten fellow Italians and those businesses who throughout the years have been outstanding in spreading and promoting Italian cuisine in NY. The Italian Trade Commission, directed by Mr. Aniello Musella, in collaboration with the Italian Government Tourism Board/North America, directed by Mr. Riccardo Strano sponsored the sumptuous dinner, held at the Metropolitan Club.
  • On January 27, we gathered outside the Consulate General of Italy on Park Avenue to read the names of the thousands of Italian Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Here are some of the most precious moments we experienced on that day. OUR VIDEO IS COMING NEXT WEEK. STAY TUNED!
  • The exhibit De/Portees by the contemporary artist Jack Sal opened on January 27 2010 at The Italian Cultural Institute, during the annual reading of the names of the deported Italian Jews. The multi-screen projections conveyed the sense of displacement evoked by the Shoah.
  • The exhibit De/Portees by the contemporary artist Jack Sal opened on January 27 2010 at The Italian Cultural Institute, during the annual reading of the names of the deported Italian Jews. The multi-screen projections conveyed the sense of displacement evoked by the Shoah.
  • Francesco Maria Talò - Montclair University (NJ)
    On December 2nd the Consul General Francesco Maria Talò gave the lecture "From Pizza to PhD, from Dante to DNA: updating the image of Italy" before a large audience of students at Montclair University (NJ). He catalogued the main Italian accomplishments of both the past and the present in alphabetical order, and talked about them with the support of a slide show presentation. Enjoy some moments of the event with our audio-slideshow!
  • On October 22 the Italian Minister of Agriculture Luca Zaia held a meeting at Del Posto Restaurant in Manhattan to present Italian DOC, IGP, and DOP products. "Italian pasta will be our ambassador and it will allow us to introduce other products such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Grana Padano, mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes....”, he told i-Italy. With him, President of Buonitalia Walter Brunello, Director of the Italian Trade Commission in North America Aniello Musella, and Director of VeronaFiere Giovanni Mantovani

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