Ferrari S.p.A. Joins NIAF Efforts to Support Earthquake Victims in Italy

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – December 6, 2016) Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari S.p.A. has joined the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in aiding victims of the 2016 earthquakes in central Italy. On December 3, Ferrari S.p.A. donated a one-of-a-kind 949hp LaFerrari hypercar coupé to RM Sotheby’s Charity Sale to benefit NIAF’s Italian American Relief Fund, a coordinated effort to provide support to natural […]

Cinquantesimo Anniversario dell’Alluvione di Firenze. Protecting Cultural Heritage in an Uncertain Time

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Washington DC, 28 ottobre 2016 – Cinquant’anni fa, tra il 4 e il 5 novembre del 1966, l’esondazione dell’Arno causò l’alluvione di Firenze. La devastazione era ovunque, nelle strade, nei palazzi, nelle chiese, nei monumenti, nei capolavori e soprattutto nelle vite e nei cuori di coloro che erano stati colpiti. Per ricordare l’alluvione l’Ambasciata d’Italia e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura […]

Once Again, Italy Needs Our Help!

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Friend, Yesterday evening, just a little over 2 months after the devastating August 24 earthquake that destroyed large parts of central Italy and claimed nearly 300 lives, Italy was once again struck by two earthquakes of magnitude-5.5 and 6.1. Although there have been no fatalities, the physical destruction of these cities and towns is immeasurable, and they will take […]

Fucsia Nissoli: I miei impegni tra la Comunità italiana in USA

October 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

I miei impegni tra la Comunità italiana in USA Il 15 ottobre scorso, mi sono recata a Washington D.C. per partecipare alla riunione di coordinamento consolare presso la sede dell’Ambasciata italiana. All’incontro, introdotto da S.E. l’Ambasciatore Varricchio, hanno preso parte, assieme a me, le rappresentanze della Comunità italiana in USA (dott.ssa Mangione, dott. Arcobelli, i Presidenti dei Comites), i Consoli, […]

SINCERO E PROFONDO CORDOGLIO PER LA SCOMPARSA DI MIMMO AZZIA 

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Apprendo con sincera e profonda costernazione la scomparsa di Mimmo Azzia. Viene a mancare non solo un protagonista infaticabile dell’associazionismo siciliano nel mondo, ma un amico stimolante e aperto, sempre disponibile a suggerire nuovi impegni e iniziative e ad accogliere suggerimenti capaci di far vivere l’italianità e la sicilianità ovunque possibile. Ne sono testimonianza le 140 associazioni create e coordinate […]

NIAF Statement of the Earthquake in Central Italy

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

NIAF Joseph V. Del Raso, Chairman, and John M. Viola, President, issued the following statement:   “The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) extends its sincerest condolences to the victims and their families suffering from the recent earthquake that struck central Italy.  “Our hearts are broken by the death and destruction that is taking place in Accumoli and throughout the central region, […]

UNICO National Responds to Earthquake in Italy

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and survivors in Amatrice” Fairfield, NJ— UNICO National, America’s largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is expressing deep sorrow and concern for all affected by the devastating earthquake in the town of Amatrice of central Italy. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and survivors,” stated Dominick Nicastro, […]

Premio New York: a prize for emerging Italian artists – Deadline September 5, 2016

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Premio New York brings promising emerging Italian artists to New York for a residency at Brooklyn’s ISCP Gallery (International Studio and Curatorial Program), with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, and the Italian Academy. Apply here, and read more […]

“Innovation that Speaks Italian” award – Italian Technology Startups Operating Abroad

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Call for applications The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and PNICube, the Italian Association of University Incubators and Local Business Plan Competition, has established the “Innovation that speaks Italian” award to recognize the highly innovative value of Technology Startups, founded by Italian citizens, operating abroad. The award, which consists of a medal and a diploma from the Ministry […]

Lettera aperta di Fucsia Nissoli al Presidente Dell’INPS

August 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ho inviato una lettera aperta al Presidente dell’INPS Prof. Boeri manifestando il mio dissenso in seguito alla soppressione della Direzione centrale Convenzioni Internazionali e Comunitarie. Caro Presidente Boeri, sento il dovere di inviare questa lettera aperta che condivido con la Comunità italiana all’estero. Lettera aperta al Presidente Dell’INPS Illustre Presidente Boeri, Seguendo il Suo operato, ho avuto modo di apprezzare […]

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