Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Last Goodbye

By John. M Viola As the dog days of summer ascend upon Washington, D.C., and our eyes turn towards the impending fall, it is the time of year around the NIAF Headquarters that we begin to call “Gala Season”—those three … Continue reading

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#MusicaMondays Brings You ” ‘O Sole Mio” (My Sunshine)

It’s time for another #MusicaMondays, when Team NIAF brings you the original Neapolitan lyrics to some of the most popular songs we all know and love, along with the English language translations side by side, so that those of us … Continue reading

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Tour the Italian Marketplace at NIAF Central – Mike’s Deli and The Italian Garden Project

In the weeks leading up to NIAF’s 39th Anniversary Gala Weekend, the Pensieri Italo-Americani blog will be giving you a peek at some of the personalities and events in this year’s celebration. First up: NIAF Central is back! And this year … Continue reading

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NIAF DC Gala Weekend October 23-26

This year, NIAF will host its 39th Anniversary DC Gala Weekend, October 23-26, at the beautiful Washington Hilton in historic Dupont Circle. The multi-day affair is a time to celebrate the vivacious and influential Italian American community, with a variety … Continue reading

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#MusicaMondays brings you the Neapolitan classic “Pigliate ‘na Pastiglia”

    On #MusicaMondays, the NIAF team brings you the original Neapolitan lyrics to some of the most popular canzoni Napoletane.  And, to make a full connection with our Italian American community, we provide the English language translations side by … Continue reading

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Welcome to another #MusicaMondays! Here’s the famous Neapolitan song Reginella!

With #MusicaMondays, we at NIAF will bring you the original Neapolitan lyrics to some of the most popular songs to come out of this tradition.  And, to make a full connection with our modern community, we will provide the English … Continue reading

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