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  • Art & Culture
    Benedetta Grasso(October 22, 2010)
    At the Italian Cultural Institute, during the event “Lezioni Americane: Libri Come” Nathan Englander and Antonio Monda discussed the author’s approach to writing as well as upcoming projects
  • The Milan Furniture Fair will be in New York from the end of November to promote Italian design, art, and culture, and to celebrate its 50th anniversary. "Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway" will be on exhibit. Robert Wilson will present a series of video portraits featuring famed Italian ballet dancer Roberto Bolle. Twenty Italian furniture showrooms will host an “Italian Christmas” at their retail locations. The events are co-sponsored by Federlegno Arredo (the Italian federation of wood, cork, furniture, and furnishing manufacturers), COSMIT (organizer of the Milan Furniture Fair since 1961), ITC (Italian Trade Commission), and the Italian Ministry of Economic Development
  • Aniello Musella, Director of the Italian Trade Commission USA
    The plenary session “USA: La Sfida Lombarda per competere. Le opportunità di sviluppo e di investimento nel mercato statunitense” (USA: the Lombardy Challenge to Compete. Development and Investment opportunities in the US market), hosted on Sept. 27 at the NYC headquarters of the Italian Trade Commission, saw the participation of 16 companies operating in the field of high tech involved in the project “USA: Approccio Integrato all’Internazionalizzazione” (USA: Integrated Approach to Internationalization), founded by the ITC, Confindustria Lombardia, and Regione Lombardia. On a economic/institutional mission to meet their US counterparts and possible business partners, during the event they were given a key overlook of the legal, economic, and financial questions involved in making business or investing in the US market
  • For the second consecutive year, Italy is represented in Saratoga Springs by the Italian Trade Commission, main partner of the Wine and Food Festival. From commercial events, to food tasting, passing through a series of workshops held by American experts, the aim of the program of these 3 days of all-Italian flavor and taste was to demonstrate the winning and versatile nature of the Made in Italy
  • On the sidelines of the 65th UN General Assembly, the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Franco Frattini met the Italian community in New York during an exclusive event organized at the Consulate General. It was an occasion for him to announce the upcoming re-establishment of the AP Program in Italian, and a full calendar of events dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy.
  • The popularity of Italian American Studies is on the rise in universities across the United States. Distinguished scholars met at the Calandra Institute September 9-10 to discuss the development and expansion of their programs. The conference, "Re-Thinking Italian American Studies: A National Symposium," is the first of its kind.