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  • Discover Expo Milano 2015
    The universal non-commercial exposition "Expo Milano 2015" will be hosted by Milan, Italy, between May and October 31, next year. "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" is the theme chosen for this edition. A topic that merges in a global scenario innovation, culture, technology, traditions and creativity, and their relationship to food and diet. A conversation with Piero Galli, Event Management General Director of the Expo.
  • Thanks to the Year of Italian Culture in the US, Italy and United States are even more closely tied. The first part of the initiative presented a full calendar of cultural events involving art, music, theater, sciences, and design in major US cities, such as Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. In this interview, Ambassador of Italy Claudio Bisogniero tells us about the satisfactions, difficulties and successes encountered so far and talks about the projects and events prepared for the upcoming months. One of them involving the unveiling a Hellenistic Greek sculpture dated to around 330 B.C titled Boxer of Quirinal, which will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on loan from the collection of the National Museum of Rome.
  • The East Coast MRKET trade show for menswear and accessories just wrapped up at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. 36 Italian exhibitors representing 40 Italian brands participated in the show, thanks to the support by the Italian Trade Commission.
  • The most important trade show event for East Coast footwear and handbags retailers and professionals opened yesterday at the Hilton Hotel. i-Italy visited the Made In Italy aisle of the show with Consul General Natalia Quintavalle and Italian Trade Commissioner Aniello Musella.
  • i-Italy went to the Première Vision Preview at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. The show offered a large selection of fabrics as well as high quality trimming collections and represented the ultimate guide to the season's main trends. We spoke with the General Manager, Jacques Brunel, the Italian Trade Commissioner, Aniello Musella, and a few Italian participants.
  • Some of Italy's finest shoemakers and craftsmen attended a special Italian showcase at the summer FFANY (Fashion Footwear Association of New York) trade show. “Italian attention to quality and detail is a rarity in the global economy,” Diego Rossetti, US vice president of ANCI (The Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association) said, “the brand variety presented here fulfills the needs of the American footwear market.”
  • Lincoln Center has been busy with rolling screenings of this year’s most remarkable Italian movies, but last week Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò and the Italian Cultural Institute were equally busy with two related round tables
  • 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

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