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  • The Milan Furniture Fair will be in New York from the end of November to promote Italian design, art, and culture, and to celebrate its 50th anniversary. "Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway" will be on exhibit. Robert Wilson will present a series of video portraits featuring famed Italian ballet dancer Roberto Bolle. Twenty Italian furniture showrooms will host an “Italian Christmas” at their retail locations. The events are co-sponsored by Federlegno Arredo (the Italian federation of wood, cork, furniture, and furnishing manufacturers), COSMIT (organizer of the Milan Furniture Fair since 1961), ITC (Italian Trade Commission), and the Italian Ministry of Economic Development
  • For the second consecutive year, Italy is represented in Saratoga Springs by the Italian Trade Commission, main partner of the Wine and Food Festival. From commercial events, to food tasting, passing through a series of workshops held by American experts, the aim of the program of these 3 days of all-Italian flavor and taste was to demonstrate the winning and versatile nature of the Made in Italy
  • On Sept. 1-2, ten of the most exclusive Italian leather, fabric, accessories and component manufacturers, exposed the new collections for Fall/Winter 2011 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace. Organized by the Italian Leather Consortium, in partnership with the Italian Trade Commission North America, the event was an occasion for American designers, stylists, and fashion gurus to have a first insight on trends, ambiances, themes, and colors for the upcoming season
  • Cesare Casella
    On June 7 the Italian Trade Commission awarded each of 10 students of the Italian Culinary Academy with a $5,000 scholarship. The school, founded in Soho by Mrs. Dorothy Hamilton and directed by Chef Cesare Casella, allows them to spend a long period of study and practice in Italy and become true, authentic Italian chefs
  • On March 25, the Consulate General of Italy in New York, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission, hosted the Gran Finale of "Mind the Bridge", an initiative aimed at introducing American investors to the most advanced and promising Italian start-up in the field of advanced technology. The purpose is to encourage US Foreign Direct Investments in Italy, and support young national talent in the pursuit of their projects and initiatives
  • Events: Reports
    Andrea Riccio(September 10, 2009)
    On September 13 the Italian Trade Commission and ANCI (Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association) will announce the winners of the “Stepping out in Italian Shoes” Awards, a contest organized in collaboration with Footwear News, the media of record for senior-level footwear and fashion executives
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    (June 22, 2009)
    The country's largest specialty food and beverage event, the NYC Summer Fancy Food, will take place at the Javits Convention Center on June 28-30. As in the past, Italian participation at the show will be higher, in both dimension and in number of participants, than any other official international presence. Coordinated by the Italian Trade Commission, over 250 exhibiting companies will participate
  • Life & People
    Laura E. Ruberto(February 24, 2009)
    A little diddy about California’s role in the Italian American invention of an ice-resurfacing machine.