Event Details

More than 700 Italian and Italian Americans from New York and around the world attend this sold-out event making it a lively, high-energy affair. More importantly, the Foundation honors Italian and Italian American individuals who have dedicated their time in celebrating, preserving and protecting their Italian heritage.

Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters!

Thursday, April 21, 2022
New York Gala Honorees

Angelo Genova
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Anthony de Nicola
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B.J. Agugliaro
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Michael Maturo
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Anna Illy
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NIAF Gala Host

Joe Piscopo
NIAF Region of Honor


Chris Macchio
(Singing the National Anthems)
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Luciano Lamonarca
(Special Performing Guest)
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