Constantino Brumidi

REPORT TO CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS ON STATUS OF BRUMIDI STAMP INITIATIVE (Oct. 26, 2013)

October 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

REPORT TO CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS ON STATUS OF BRUMIDI STAMP INITIATIVE (Oct. 26, 2013)   The great news is that the Ambassador of Italy has met the Postmaster General of the United States drawing his attention to the Brumidi Society request to issue a Brumidi stamp. We most sincerely thank His Excellency Claudio Bisogniero for his outreach to the Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe. This is an […]

Washington DC Honors Italy’s 150th Anniversary of its Unification | Italian Americans Have some Unfinished Business in Congress

March 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

DC Council Resolution Today, March 6, the District of Columbia Council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the 150th anniversary of Italy becoming a modern country. This historic event occurred on March 17, 1861 is officially called the Unification of Italy. The resolution introduced by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans also recognizes the influence of Italy on Washington architecture, including the U.S. Capitol, […]

Italian Americans Seek Recognition of Italy@150 by United States Congress

March 2, 2012 // 3 Comments

As the following letter to board members (names left off for privacy reasons) of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations will show, the only fast way, at this late date, to have a U.S. senate resolution introduced to recognize Italy on the 150th anniversary of its birth as a modern nation is for individuals from New York […]

SINDACO DI WASHINGTON CELEBRA BRUMIDI E IL PATRIMONIO ITALIANO

February 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Le parole di Constantino Brumidi continuano a riecheggiare nei corridoi della politica americana: “Non ho più nessun desiderio di fama o fortuna. La mia unica ambizione e la mia preghiera di ogni giorno è quella di poter vivere abbastanza a lungo da poter rendere bellissimo il Campidoglio.” E così e’ stato: oggi, 132 anni dopo la sua morte, il Sindaco […]