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  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory recita Giusepoe Verdi
    Giuseppe Verdi alla parata sulla quinta strada con una coreografia coordinata intorno ai Beni culturali tutelati dall’Unesco a “incarnare” la Regione Lombardia con la Fondazione Stelline. Si tratta di un gesto estetico guidato dal volto del più noto compositore italiano sulle note trionfali di un’Aida
  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory as Giuseppe Verdi
    Giuseppe Verdi is at the parade on Fifth Avenue with a coordinated choreography around Cultural Heritage sites protected by UNESCO. A performance personifying the Region of Lombardy and the Fondazione Stelline. It's a beautiful gesture guided by the face of Italy's most notable composer, Giuseppe Verdi, on the triumphant notes of Aida. Be sure not to miss this one-off performance in New York City!
  • Columbus Day Parade
    Established in 1944 in New York City, the Columbus Citizens Foundation is one of the best known Italian-American organizations in the country, much respected both in the US and Italy. It includes nearly 600 prominent men and women of Italian heritage representing the elds of law, medicine, government, business, education, and the arts. The Foundation describes its mission as “perpetuating pride in our Italian-American heritage, contributing to charitable causes, and encouraging and supporting the educational goals of young people through our grant and scholarship programs.” This year i-Italy partnered with the Foundation to produce this special section on the occasion of the Columbus Day Parade and Gala.
  • Renowned Italian director and actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory will feature Leonardo Da Vinci on October 12th and 13th at 202 Coffey Street in Red Hook. The artist will bring the prototype of Leonardo da Vinci’s bicycle with him. This fascinating object will be shown at the Columbus Day Parade, and it will also be included in Finazzer’s shows. This is a unique opportunity to touch a piece of history hailing from the greatest artist of the Italian Renaissance.
  • Lidia Bastianich, Federica Marchionni, Andrew Cuomo, Robert Lapenta, Angelo Vivolo, Maria Bartiromo, Oscar Farinetti
    The Columbus Citizen Foundation kicks off the 72 annual Columbus Day Parade with an elegant ceremony in the new Eataly to introduce this years distinguished honorees and Grand Marshal. The event began with a beautiful speech from the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.
  • Facts & Stories
    (October 15, 2014)
    Our little FIAT 500, designed by Massimo Vignelli was a key player in the Columbus Day parade. Stay tuned on i-ItalyTV for our reportage
  • New York, October 12. I-italy attended the Columbus Day Parade on 5th Avenue together with the delegation of the Associazione Nazionale Famiglie Emigranti - National Association of Emigrant Families (ANFE) - led by its National President Learco Saporito and Mr. Gaetano Calà, Director of the Migration Policy Office of ANFE's Sicilian branch. Thousands of people of all nationalities, generations and cultures stopped by to celebrate the 517th anniversary of the discovery of America by the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus.

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