Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month is celebrated by proclamation of the President and Congress in the United States to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and their descendants living in the United States, particularly in the arts, science, and culture. In tribute to all Italian Americans, the US Congress, by Pub.L. Enjoy activities inspired by the Italian American Collection in the safety and comfort of your home. By presidential proclamation, we’ve recognized March as Irish-American Heritage Month, May as Jewish American Heritage Month, October as Italian American Heritage and Culture Month, and we even mark March 25 as Greek Independence Day. } ); status : false, Italian-American Heritage Challenge. ​Christopher Columbus landed on various Caribbean islands that are now the Bahamas as well as the island later called Hispaniola. If you can't make it to a festival, you can still visit Little Italy in a city near you. 101–460) and 1993/1994 (Pub.L. Federal Register search for presidential documents with "Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month", Website of October Italian Heritage Month organization based in Medford, MA. During Italian American Heritage and Culture Month, we recognize the rich heritage of Americans of Italian descent and celebrate their immeasurable contributions to our Nation. window.fbl_started = false; October 1-31 Italian American Heritage Month was first celebrated in 1989, by a special proclamation of both Congress and President George H. W. Bush, to recognize the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and Italian Americans. Learn more about the Italian Heritage Reception. xfbml : true, version : 'v6.0' Each year, October is designated as National Italian American Heritage Month. In the seven months since we opened our doors, we have witnessed three remarkable achievements. function fbl_init(){ }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); , [wpforms id="8315" title="false" description="false"],
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