Celebrate NIAF’s 40th with Il Volo!

(September 03, 2015)
Il Volo, the Italian pop operatic trio, will make a special appearance during NIAF’s 40th Meet and greet them tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto, and baritone Gianluca Ginoble. Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend celebrations- Friday night- October 16 at the Marriott Ballroom of the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Back by popular demand, the Foundation’s Friday evening extravaganza is part of NIAF’s 40th Anniversary Gala Weekend. Join NIAF Celebrity Ambassador, actor, entertainer and radio host Joe Piscopo and guest stars, including Il Volo, the Italian operatic pop trio,for a celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Piscopo will honor the legacy of Frank Sinatra with the crooner’s celebrated melodies from his songbook.

Meet renowned mixologist Gina Chersevani, owner of Buffalo and Bergen, who along with an all-star roster of the nation's top Italian American bartenders, will create signature NIAF cocktails for the evening, available at four mixing stations. 

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage and culture of Americans of Italian descent. www.niaf.org.  

EVENT:        Joe Piscopo and Friends featuring Il Volo Celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday

WHAT:            Live entertainment, dancing and an open bar are part of the evening’s entertainment.

WHERE:         The Marriott Ballroom

                        The Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

                        2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

WHEN:            Friday, October 16, 2015

9:30 p.m. to morning (1:30 a.m. last call)

COST:            $200 includes open bar

DRESS:          Cocktail attire

RSVP:             To purchase tickets, contact Xavier Atizol at [email protected]niaf.org,