Watch Dinner Gala Highlights
Opening remarks and Presentation of Laura Caparrotti
Laura Caparrotti & Rocco Sisto performance
Honoring Laura Caparrotti
Video documentary celebrating Laura Caparrotti’s career shown during the Italian Cultural Society Award Dinner 2021.
Video By Antonella Ciancio
EXCLUSIVE AWARDS DINNER: L’ITALIA E IL TEATRO
Exclusive Outdoor Fundraising Event to celebrate Italian Culture and the Recipients of our Scholarship Awards.
This year, instead of the annual Gala at the Italian Embassy, we will host an exclusive dinner outdoors, for a limited number of guests, due to the circumstances.
We will enjoy a fine Italian dinner in a magical atmosphere with climbing grapevines and lights surrounding the “piazza.”
Performance by Laura Caparrotti, with the extraordinary participation of renowned actor Rocco Sisto.
Presentation of the winners of the Italian Cultural Society Scholarship Awards.
(Upon arrival, you will need to present proof of full vaccination. Masks required, when not seated outdoors. Further requirements, such as a negative test, might apply, if recommended by CDC at the time of the event.)
Thursday, October 14th at 6:30 pm
At the outdoor patio of the restaurant TRATTORIA AL VOLO.
3417 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Dress code: Outdoor Cocktail Attire
Program & Menu
7:15 Opening remarks and presentations
7:25 Theater performance
8:15 Dinner and Scholarship Awards presentations
9:25 Final remarks
TRATTORIA AL VOLO
Ravioli di burrata
Tartare di salmone
Vegetarian and Gluten free option: Insalata con burrata e pomodori
MANY THANKS TO OUR INDIVIDUAL DONORS:
Vanguard Charitable Fund (Gold), Ellen & Jackson Coppley Fund (Silver), Bruce Esposito (Silver), Ronald Cappelletti (Silver), SIlvana & Luigi Deluca (Silver), Elena Bisagni, Elham & Joseph Cicippio, Michael Farrell, Richard Schiripa
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SPONSORS AND DONORS ARE WELCOME TO CONTACT US. We look forward to celebrating Italian culture again, in the beautiful and charming atmosphere that we all create together, thanks to your support!
MANY THANKS TO THE 2021 DONORS FOR THE AUCTION:
Accademia Italiana Salerno, Annelise Brody Morani, B&B Sol’Art Laura Marchese, Barboursville Vineyards, Campari, Carlo Ellena, Chiara Melucci, Chiara Pappalardo & Geoffrey Krieg, Choral Arts Society, David Cieslikowski, Diane Eames, Elite Island Resorts, Eyma Salon and Spa, Ferrero, Franca Casagli, Giancarlo Chiancone, Hotel Palazzo Grillo Genoa, Laura Benedetti, Laura Moticka, Lorenza Pieri, Maria Luisa Moen, Melitta P LLC, North Italia, Peutery, Pia Agostini, Pitango Gelato, Simone Maraini, Smithsonian American Art Museum
MANY THANKS TO THE 2021 GALA COMMITTEE:
Annelise Brody Morani, Francesca Casazza, Ellen Coppley, Lucy Fonseca, Giovanna Galletta, Angela Maggi, Melitta Paterni, Dario Penzo, Melanie Renzulli, Reagan Smith
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ICS Members get invitations to exclusive events, benefit from discounts on classes and concerts, access to our Italian Library and Video Collections… and mostly our Members are part of a society committed in spreading culture.
The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. All donations to ICS are 100% tax deductible. Your contribution will help ICS to grow and improve the quality of our programs. Thank you for joining and believing in our mission!