***NO Italian language fluency is required to Join us ***

 PIAZZA ITALIA is the BEST Italian Language + Italian Culture social Club in Washington, DC Metro with the  MOST Italian Events (see our Calendar) for ALL Cultures and Ages.  We are *** 2,400+ Multi-lingual/Multi-ethnic ***  fastest growing Networking Members enjoying ALL THINGS ITALIAN !!! 
Benvenuti /Welcome to the  World of PIAZZA ITALIA,  a  multi-cultural Non-Profit "Corner of Italia" and the most exciting Italian social networking  group in the U.S.A. Capital since 2009 offering  "FREE"  Membership!

                 PIAZZA ITALIA - A BRIDGE across Multi-Ethnic+Multi-cultural Peoples

                                             *** NOTES to joining  MEMBERS ***

Don't know the Italian language? NO problems. You are ALL welcome to join our PIAZZA ITALIA... We are multi-cultural and lovers of the Italian culture!!! - Anche se non conoscete la lingua italiana siete TUTTI benvenuti a divenire soci della nostra PIAZZA ITALIA... Siamo pluriculturali ed amanti della cultura italiana!!!

Italian language conversational knowledge -beginners to advanced - is OPTIONAL at our weekly Italian social networking events.  An appreciation for the Italian CULTURE is paramount!

PIAZZA ITALIA organizes and sponsors a plethora of Italian social Events in DC. MD. VA. Discover the MOST COMPLETE CALENDAR of ITALIAN EVENTS in DC-METRO ... CLICK BELOW ...


FREE informal Italian language lessons and conversations • Italian dining outs • Italian Happy Hour socials • Italian Dances • Italian Wine & Italian Food Festivals • Italian Films • Italian Opera, Italian Classical Music & Rock concerts • Italian Theater • Italian Museum Exhibits • Italian Literature • Italian events at the Embassy of Italy, Italian Cultural Institute, Italian Cultural Society, and Casa Italiana in DC • Outdoors • Italian Soccer & Sports • Travel.

 L’ITALIA VISTA DALLO SPAZIO - ITALY AS SEEN FROM SPACE Courtesy of Luca Parmitano, Astronaut ***** The European Space Agency (ESA) and Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)

United  Nations  Educational,  Scientific  And Cultural Organization ***** (UNESCO) 

***** L’ITALIA:  il Paese con il  maggior numero di Patrimoni Mondiali UNESCO = 51 !!!
***** ITALY:  The nation with  the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites = 51 !!!

 UNESCO World Heritage Unique  ancient "TRULLI" houses - ALBEROBELLO (Bari) - REGIONE PUGLIA (Apulia) ***** (Photos by Anthony Galizia, 2011)



MARATEA (Potenza) Regione Basilicata - "The Pearl of the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea"

 Bringing to life BOTH the ITALIAN LANGUAGE & ITALIAN CULTURE in Washington,DC ...

 LE FRECCE TRICOLORI - TRICOLOR ARROWS Air Force *** Aeronautica Militare Italiana

PIAZZA ITALIA CELEBRA LA LINGUA e LA CULTURA ITALIANA nella CAPITALE degli USA. We are the BEST and ONLY Italian Language & Italian Culture social club for  "ALL THINGS ITALIAN" in DC with a NATIVE Italian language speaker/group founder/organizer, and the fastest growing Italian meetup group WORLD-WIDE with 2,400+ multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual Italian Language + Italian Culture lover members. FREE informal Italian language learning, practice, conversations for ALL AGES and LEVELS are OPTIONAL at our weekly Italian social networking events.  An appreciation for the Italian CULTURE is paramount.

            Connecting WORLD-WIDE ITALIAN LANGUAGE and CULTURE enthusiasts ...

Join PIAZZA ITALIA and socialize with our world-wide college educated professionals, Scientists, Professors, Doctors, Lawyers, Researchers, Business professionals, Diplomats, Scholars, Students, Italian expatriates, New in Town, Singles, who love the Italian Language, the Italian CULTURE, and EVERYTHING ITALIAN !!!

**** PIAZZA ITALIA in DC Where U.S., Italian, WORLD cultures converge ***** Our 2,400+ Members: Cosmopoliti, Plurilingue e di tutte le nazionalita'  - Siamo un Club per tutti !!!

At other meetup clubs you have to PAY for their events. PIAZZA ITALIA is the ONLY NON-PROFIT Italian meetup club in DC offering the city's Best, Eclectic, most diversified, FREE and Exciting Italian Language & Culture events in DC, MD, VA + U.S. and International travel.

                                       Why haven't you joined PIAZZA ITALIA yet?

                  ***** OUR BEST TESTIMONIALS (Please, read additionals below) *****

 Questo e' il miglior gruppo della citta'! Grazie Anthony! This is the best Italian meet up in town! Thanks Anthony! Andres Jul. 27, 2010 The best language and culture specific Meetup in DC! Anthony is the perfect organizer and host! — Peter Feb. 29, 2012 This Meetup group is important in keeping the Italian culture vibrant. Anthony does a first-rate job ! — Bob Jan. 21, 2014 ••• This is by far the most organized and interesting group on Meetup so far. Keep it up! Grazie! — Anna Jul. 7, 2011 ••• Enjoyed seeing people from so many different cultures coming together to enjoy the Italian food and wine in a very nice setting. — Alicja Michaud Jul. 10, 2011 ••• Very active schedule of events. — theisjj Nov. 7, 2011 ••• There is so much going on that you'll never be bored! — Cristina Amoruso Apr. 28, 2010 ••• I love the variety of events offered and especially that the organizer provides so much insight so that you have a very full idea of what your are about to experience! Great job!— DianaR Sep. 3, 2014

                      Le 20 Regioni + Capitali italiane -  ITALY's 20 REGIONS + CAPITALS


 Piazza Italia "WHERE Multi-faceted Italian social and cultural Events Galore are happening WEEKLY".

At our diversified events informal, relaxing, and FREE Italian language learning, practice, and conversations at ALL levels,  for ALL AGES, and cultural backgrounds are NOT a PREREQUISITE: They are OPTIONAL . We meet to “informally” practice what they “formally” teach in classrooms - the Italian language on ALL subject matters AND/OR entertain cultural conversations in Italian and English.     

***** JOIN DC’s UNIQUE ITALIAN MEETUP GROUP ***** Un "crescendo" linguistico e culturale tutto italiano!

PIAZZA ITALIA is the NEWEST and the ONLY Italian Meetup social networking Forum in Washington, DC with a "NATIVE" Italian Language speaker, Group Founder and Organizer.

 XI Century Norman-Swabian castle in PIAZZA ITALIA Group Founder/President/Events Organizer Anthony’s Italian home town.

Join PIAZZA ITALIA and chat with Anthony a highly extroverted, personable Group Founder, President, Organizer, a “NATIVE” Italian language speaker possessing an IN-DEPTH knowledge of and a PASSIONATE FEELING for the HISTORY, TRADITIONS, and CULTURE of his ITALIA. He has lived on three continents and is Multilingual, world-traveler, former school teacher in ITALY and has earned a BA and MBA from the George Washington University. Anthony will make YOU feel like you are in ITALIA and can assist you for FREE with the correct usage of “basic” conversational Italian while enlightening others with more "advanced" Italian language and cultural IDIOMATIC expressions and COLLOQUIALISMS rarely learned in formal classroom settings or outside la BELLA ITALIA, il BEL PAESE.

 ***** UNLIKE ELSEWHERE: NON-PROFIT with FREE EVENTS ***** Da NOI tutto e' gratis!  Siamo NON-PROFIT ...

Informally and correctly learn, practice, and improve for FREE your Italian language conversational skills at ALL levels (Beginners to Advanced) AND/OR develop a more accurate understanding and appreciation of the complex Italian Culture from an EXPERT group leader who will enthusiastically assist YOU for FREE at relaxing NON-PROFIT Italian social & Cultural Events WEEKLY!


 ***** The FASTEST GROWING ITALIAN MEETUP GROUP WORLD-WIDE ***** Dalle stalle alle stelle !

Founded on July 4, 2009 and already the 3rd Largest out of 264 similar/older Italian meetup clubs World-wide [January 2015]. Ride the NEWEST, most EXCITING and as our Group name implies UNIQUE Italian wave in Washington, DC celebrating BOTH the Italian Language & Culture in a rapidly becoming PIAZZA GRANDE, the fastest growing Italian social networking meetup forum WORLD-WIDE.

A PIAZZA ITALIA C'INCONTRIAMO PER FARE QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE e delle RISATE su tutto cio' che volete e praticare l’italiano che avete gia’ appreso o state imparando formalmente in classe O condurre conversazioni in italiano ed inglese riguardanti la cultura e la societa’ italiana.

***** For the Latin Lovers: "DULCIS in FUNDO" {LATINO = In Conclusione} *****

Compared to other larger, much older, and impersonal Meetup groups where you may be treated as a "NUMBER" and have to PAY to learn and practice a language, we are an intelligent and VERY friendly assembly of cosmopolitan people enjoying relatively MORE INTIMATE, exciting, and conducive to new friendships FREE Italian events.

                       ***** ADDITIONAL TESTIMONIALS from OUR MEMBERS ****

Fun, interesting people and a great leader with much knowledge to impart. Louise Fraboni Mar. 15, 2011 It's a very relaxing and pleasant athmosphere with people of all ages, interest, and language skills. A nice way to spend an evening in good company. The organizer deserves a special BRAVO!Heide Aug. 10, 2010 Mr. Anthony Galizia is a lively and engaging gentleman… "Antonio" was very gallant and social, introducing me to other participants … This is an eclectic, friendly and entertaining group of professional people; I am looking forward to learning this lovely language in such a relaxed ambiance. Cheers! — R.N. Jurgenson Jun. 29, 2010 ••• Lots of great events and people! — Virginia May 27, 2010 ••• Great group of people very dedicated to promoting an interest in all things Italian. — Rhoda Sep. 20, 2010 ••• What a great group! Friendly, welcoming, and fun. — Elizabeth Nov. 9, 2010

SPERIAMO CHE DIVENIATE NOSTRI SOCI. Hopefully, you will become our members. The next step is YOURS: JOIN US today. It's FREE e' GRATIS !!! Mille Grazie ed Arrivederci a tutti.  Anthony.

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