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2015 NEW YORK PROGRAM OF EVENTS

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PAST EVENTS:

ITALIAN HERITAGE & CULTURE COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK, INC.
2013 OPENING POSTER EXHIBIT


2013: Year of Italian Culture in the United States
March 12, 2013 7pm
Calandra Institute of CUNY
25 West 43rd Street, 17th Flr
New York, NY

 

May 11th 2012 Annual Tribute on Mother’s Day Weekend New York City

THE MOTHER ITALY STATUE
On Friday, May 11, 2012
Promptly at 12 noon H
POSES PARK, HUNTER COLLEGE
68th STREET and LEXINGTON AVENUE

2011 Calender of Events

October 7th 2011 Flag Raising Ceremony New York City

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011 • NOON
COMMEMORATING
COLUMBUS DAY 2011
150TH ANNIVERSARY of the UNIFICATION of ITALY
35TH ANNIVERSARY of ITALIAN HERITAGE and CULTURE MONTH

At The MOTHER ITALY STATUE
POSES PARK, HUNTER COLLEGE
68th STREET and LEXINGTON AVENUE
NEW YORK CITY

HONORING
IHC IHCC-NY, INC. 2009 DA VINCI AWARD RECIPIENT
MICHAEL MASSIMINO, PhD
ASTRONAUT
Free open to Pubic

 

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2011-150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy

March 17, 2011 THE WHITE HOUSE
Proclamation by the President of the United States
150th Anniversary of Italy's Unification.

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2011 Italy Region Province and Town Poster:
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LAST YEAR2010 Calendar of Events:

Italian Heritage and Culture Month, October 2010
34th Anniversary of Italian Heritage and Culture Month Celebration
"A Salute to Italian and Italian American Women
Honoring Dr. Maria Montessori: An Internationally Renowned Educator and Physician "

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
Proclamation signed by the President of the United States regarding Italian American Heritage and Culture Month.

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Italian Heritage and Culture Month,
32nd Anniversary of Italian Heritage and Culture Month Celebration

Andrea Palladio: Five Hundered Years of Architectural Masterpieces 1508-2008

The Committee launches its October 2008 Theme
Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Andrea Palladio's Birth
ANDREA PALLADIO 1508-1580, ARCHITECT FOR THE AGES


BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee -
NY, Inc. Left to right at rear are: Uff. Joseph Sciame, President/Chair;
Consul General Francesco Maria Talo; Claudia Massimo Berns, Vice-President
and Gran Uff. Dr. Angelo Gimondo, Founder/Chair of IHCC and second to the
right is John DeSantis, designer of the Palladio poster for the October 2008
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Sunday, April 13, 2008
A Commemorative Luncheon
200th Anniversary of the Birth of Antonio Meucci Presented by The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc.
and The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Sunday, April 13, 2008. 12:30 PM
The Great Hall, Snug Harbor Cultural Center 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY

Distinguished Guests of Honor
The Honorable and Mrs. Francesco Maria Talò Consul General of Italy in New York and The Honorable Vito J. Fossella, United States House of Representatives

A tour of the Tuscan Garden and Villa
at Snug Harbor Cultural Center will follow the luncheon

Luncheon follows a 10:30 A.M. Ceremony and Wreath Laying at the famed Garibaldi-Meucci Museum 420 Tompkins and Chestnut Streets, Staten Island, NY

R.S.V.P. by April 1, 2008 Business Attire  Individual tickets  at $ 60.00 per ticket Please make check payable to IHCC-NY, INC.
Mail check to: The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Attn: Joan Migliori
Contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

A Bus shuttle will be available between the Staten Island Ferry, Garibaldi Meucci-Museum, and Snug Harbor Cultural Center. For information please call 212.642.2100.

HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST on Antonio Meucci

To encourage high school students in their study of the Italian culture, the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of NY, Inc. and the Italian Teachers' Association are sponsoring an essay contest.
The Grand Prize winner will be awarded a gift certificate in the amount of One Hundred Dollars ($100) and will be recognized at a special function. All Entrants will receive a certificate of participation.

Essay Topic: This Spring's Italian Heritage and Culture Month celebration is dedicated to Antonio Meucci. In an essay of approximately 500 words explain how Meucci and his telephone invention changed our lives.

Eligibility and Procedures

  1. Entrant must be a student attending high school in one of the five (5) boroughs of New York City, Long Island or Westchester.
  2. In order to guarantee anonymity when judging the essays, Entrants must not i dentify themselves on the essay. Rather, Entrants should attach a cover sheet to the essay with his/her name, grade, school's name and address, principal's name, teacher's name and phone number, category (whether native or non-native speaking if written in Italian).
  3. Teachers are to submit essays, postmarked no later than April 30, 2008 to:

    Lucrezia Lindia
    Eastchester High School
    580 White Plains Rd
    Eastchester, NY 10709

  4. In evaluating this essay, which may be written in Italian or English, the judges will consider the following guidelines:
    1. depth of thought in the quality and presentation of ideas;
    2. command of vocabulary and sentence structure appropriate for that level; and
    3. list of references in a bibliographic format.

The winner(s) will be notified by May 13, 2008.

Download the Italian Heritage and Culture Month Calendar of Events. October 2007
"Celebrate October ... Italian Heritage and Culture Month" with the Calendar of Events as your guide for the 2007 celebration in New York that is now available on-line.
Download 2007 Calendar of Events
Download The Life of Garibaldi Libretto

Event Corrections

Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 6pm-8pm, Council Chambers, City Hall Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc., invite you to a special tribute to the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Distinguished Honorees:
John Dabbene
President/CEO of Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Anthony Di Perno
Educator, author of "Adventures of Garibaldi"

Gary Spampanato
Chief of Protocol, Intrepid Museum

Lella Vignelli
Architect, Designer, Vignelli Asssociates

Massimo Vignelli
Architect, Designer, Vignelli Associates

Musical Selections
Light Refreshments
RSVP 212-669-4462 or rsvp@manhattanbp.org


Committee Events this Year

Saturday, September 29, 2007
Passport to Italian Culture in New York:
Famous Italian Sites Treasure Hunt Race

An adventure through 7 Garibald related sites in Manhattan participants
recieved a "visa" sticker for their"passport", and tried to arrive first
at the last site to win a prize.
Race started at the Italian Cultural Institute and ended in Washigton Square Park
For further inforamtion contact:
Nancy Indelicato at naindel@hotmail.com

Thursday, September 13, 2007
Giuseppe Garibaldi 200th Birthday Gala

Hosted by The Italian Heritage and Culture Month Committee
Gala Chairperson- Cav. Josephine A. Maietta
Cocktail, Dinner & Dance
Ent. by Gruppo Patrizio Sala from Marsala/Sicily

The Italian Heritage and Culture Month Committee's Awards Gala inaugurated the Month's activities.
The committee is the authorized representative in America of the
Italian National Committee for the Celebrations of the Bicentennial of the Birth of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

HONOREES:
Dr. Angelo Gimondo “ Leonardo daVinci Award”
Dr. Katherine La Guardia “ Culture & Education Award”
Mr. Nicholas B. Valastro “ Benefactor Award”
For Information:

info@italyculturemonth.org

200th Anniversary of Garibaldi’s birth July 21,  2007
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island


A special stamp cancellation ceremony conducted by the United States
Postal Service. The Giuseppe Garibaldi postage stamp was designed by
Philatelist Ted Jacobson and produced by the Italian Heritage and
Culture Month Committee in conjunction with the Masonic Stamp Club of
New York . The stamp was available for purchase at the morning’s
cancellation event.

Afternoon lecture, was presented by Dr. Frank Alduino, Professor of History
at Anne Arundel Community College , Maryland.
Followed was  a reception and showing of Hero of Two Worlds:
Monuments to Garibaldi Across the World, a special exhibition created
with photographs of the many impressive Garibaldi statues located around the world.

Anniversary Concert
In Celebration of the Bicentennial of the Birth Of Giuseppe Garibaldi
On the Eve of his Birthday
Wednesday, July 3, 2007
At the Famed Garibaldi Statue Washington Square Park, New York City.
The Richmond County Orchestra Performing and conducted by Maestro Alan Aurelia
Followed by
The Candle Ceremony at Darkness In Honor of Giuseppe Garibaldi’s Birth

Calendar Highlights

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute Calendar
Comprehensive of Italian & Italian American Events in New York
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Past Years Celebrations

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2013 2013 Year of Italian Culture in The United States
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2012 AMERIGO TO AMERICA: Amerigo Vespucci 1454-1512 The Legacy of Italians in the Americas
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2011 The 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy
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2010 A Salute to Italian and Italian American Women
Honoring Dr. Maria Montessori:
An Internationally Renowned Educator and Physician
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2009 Galileo Galilei: Father of Modern Astronomy 1564-1642
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2009 Giuseppe Petrosino: Saluting an Italian American Crime Fighter
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2008 First half: Antonio Meucci
The TRUE Inventor of the Telephone
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2008
Second half: Andrea Palladio
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2007
Giuseppe Garibaldi, Eroe dei due mondi, Hero of Two Worlds
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2006 The Leonardo Da Vinci Legacy
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2005 Focus on Giuseppe Mazzini
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2004 Amerigo Vespucci
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2003 Focus on Italian Opera
Celebrating The Centennial Enrico Caruso's Debut in America
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2002 Constantino Brumidi: Artist of the United States Capitol
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2001 Giuseppe Verdi: A Tribute to Italy's Patriotic Composer
2000 Italy in the Year 2000: Italian Heritage and Cultural Roots at the Threshold of the New Millennium
1999 The Italians of New York: Five Centuries of Struggle and Achievement
1998 New York City at 100: Italian Americans Commemorate the Immigrant Experience (Patria e famiglia)
1997 The Voyages of Giovanni Caboto: 500th Anniversary
1996 Italy and its Regions (L'Italia delle Regioni)
1995 Guglielmo Marconi: Centennial of the Radio
1994 Italian Americans in Law: From Beccaria to Scalia
1993 The Legacy of Italy's Artistic and Cultural Contributions to the World
1992 Cristoforo Colombo 500th Anniversary: The Legacy Lives on
1991 Italian Americans: The Legacy of Cristoforo Colombo
1990 William Paca: Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Jurist, 3 times Governor of the State of Maryland
1989 Italians Reaching Out: Antonio Meucci, Inventor of the Telephone, and Mother Cabrini, Missionary of the Immigrants
1988 Lorenzo Da Ponte/Academia
1987 Year of the U.S. Constitution: Mazzei and the Italian Contribution
1986 Year of Lady Liberty
1984 Year of the Etruscans
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1983 Italian Culture Week
1982 Italian Culture Week
1981 Italian Festival of the Arts
1980 Italian Culture Week
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1979 Italian Culture Week
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1978 Italian Week, Board of Education of New York
1977 Italian Culture Week
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1976 Italian Culture Week
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