Social Journal 5

La Scuola d’Italia Annual Gala at Cipriani’s

Among the many luminaries present were:

IAF Concert Celebrates Italy’s 150th Birthday

The Italian Academy Foundation held a Gala Concert attracting more than 500 to New York University’s Skirball auditorium. The concert features the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Europa Unita, Maestro Rossana Tomassi Golkar performed on the piano, and the orchestra was conducted by Tiziano Severini

President Giorgio Napolitano Visits New York

President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy met leading New Yorkers and Americans of Italian descent on his April trip.

IAF and the International Culture Festival of Bergamo

The Festivale Internazionale della Cultura Bergamo and the Italian Academy Foundation, Inc. presented the first IAF-NY Award to artist Andrea Mastrovito, who will exhibit in New York.