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  • On the Occasion of the European Union Italian Semester Presidency Wedensday, September 24, 2014 – from 6 to 8pm at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (686 Park Ave) Starting from the plays speakers will illustrate, briefly introduce some key points historically expressed by European culture
  • Art & Culture
    Mila Tenaglia(September 11, 2014)
    Artist Maria Cristina Finucci’s innovative and provocative project is set to launch at the UN. Supported by Missione Italiana and Ambassador Cardi, the event will open the semester of the Italian Presidency of the European Council. Sponsored by ENI.
  • On July 18th New York’s Mayor Bill De Blasio will leave the city and head off to Italy for a 10 day holiday with his family, a trip to learn more about his Italian roots.
  • The Calandra Italian American Institute, in collaboration with ILICA, organized an insightful panel discussion on Italian American identity: “The New Generation of Americans of Italian Origins: the Value of the Italian Heritage in the 21st Century.”
  • The Italian National Tourist Board organized “The Importance of The Grand Tour of Italy for College Students,” which took place at the Italian Academy of the Columbia University.
  • Facts & Stories
    Giulia Madron(April 18, 2014)
    The world says goodbye to one of the most emblematic authors of our time: the Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
  • No one will be surprised if the neo-Premier Matteo Renzi runs into a muddy road or two on his way to reviving the Italian government and the country's spirits. While wishing him well, a few traces of mud are already visible. Perhaps he could have paid attention to the detour signs warning of possible problems involving especially two key cabinet posts: the Finance and Culture Ministries.
  • Art & Culture
    L. A.(February 17, 2014)
    We interviewed the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Riccardo Viale, who is at the end of his mandate. As he bids us farewell he leaves behind an App that allows users to access the calendar of events at the Institute but also to check out cultural initiatives that take place in Italy.
“Why?” he says “Because the Institute must become the go-to information channel for Americans interested in all that is Italian.”
  • Events: Reports
    Giulia Madron(January 29, 2014)
    On January 28, 2014 the Calandra Italian American Institute of New York organized the event “I Giovani D’Italia: Living Italy in New York,” a panel to discuss the new wave of young Italians who are moving to the US

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