"FREE" I.C.E. VIP RECEPTION - TUSCAN HOME for the HOLIDAYS @ BELLA ITALIA

*** ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION ***
ISTITUTO COMMERCIO ESTERO (ICE)
"FREE" V.I.P. RECEPTION @ BELLA ITALIA.

Our Members are invited to food, cocktails, artists' special presentations, and a  showcase of the decorative works of some of Italy's finest craftsmen.










"TUSCAN HOME for the HOLIDAYS"
V.I.P. COCKTAIL RECEPTION
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 08, 2011, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
BELLA ITALIA - The Italian Store

4934 Hampden Lane | BETHESDA, MD. 20814
Corner of Woodmont/Hampden @ the Shoppes
next to VAPIANO Restaurant

METRO-RAIL RED LINE STOP: BETHESDA.
FREE Parking in PUBLIC GARAGE on Woodmont Ave. 2 blocks from BELLA ITALIA

RSVP HERE and to OUR PIAZZA ITALIA MEMBERS
BILL & SUZY MENARD - OWNERS OF BELLA ITALIA store @
[masked] or CALL (301)[masked]
FOR EVENT DETAILS >>> “CLICK HERE”

PARTICIPATION & REFRESHMENTS are FREE.


Save the date for this kick-off reception offering Cocktails, food, and special presentations welcoming ICE and artists from ITALIA to the Washington, DC area. Explore the forefront of Italian art and design. 15% of all proceeds generated this evening will be donated to the NOIAW (National Organization Italian American Women) scholarship fund.




BELLA ITALIA store in Bethesda, MD has been selected and will be hosting a special V.I.P. reception on Saturday, December 8 to kick off this year's  "TUSCAN HOME for the HOLIDAYS", sponsored annually by the Italian Trade Commission (ICE) to showcase and promote high quality, artistic works from Tuscany and some of Italy's most respected artisans from other regions.

BELLA ITALIA was selected to partner with ICE to introduce American consumers to the works of 44 Italian artists and manufactures that are leading producers in the areas of ceramics, housewares, glasswork, textiles and more.

During the month of December, BELLA ITALIA will be showcasing and selling unique Italian products from Tuscany alongside their own selection of fine Italian imported handcrafted ceramics, gourmet food items, linens, and more.




L'antica arte veneziana di lavorare il vetro "a mano"
(Venetian handmade MURANO glass artwork)


 Maschera greca in terracotta decorata a mano, effetto rame - Handmade terracotta mask, faux Copper, ELISA MESSINA - Monreale (Palermo)


ICE (Istituto Commercio Estero)



The Italian Trade Commission (ICE) aka Italian Institute for Foreign Trade is the Italian government agency entrusted with promoting trade, business opportunities and industrial co-operation between Italian and foreign companies. It operates through 115 branch offices in over 86 countries in the world.



ITALIAN INSTITUTE for FOREIGN TRADE
(ICE - Istituto Nazionale Commercio Estero)

Via Liszt,[masked] ROMA, ITALIA

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  • Anthony G.

    Excellent reception with 100+ attendees!!! Great variety of refined Italian art work on display! Thanks to ICE and our members/hosts/store owners Bill & Suzy for the delicious complimentary Italian Food+Prosecco+Wines!

    December 8, 2012

  • Anthony G.

    Please, call Bella Italia store - as already announced @ (301)[masked] - to re-confirm your RSVP's for this event.

    December 6, 2012

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