Guestbook

160th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States – 1861-2021

The 160th anniversary “Guestbook” testifies to the deep friendship between Italy and the United States through video messages and the contributions of exceptional individuals from every field of knowledge and society in both countries. The messages will be uploaded throughout the year.

ARMANDO VARRICCHIO

AMBASSADOR OF ITALY TO THE USA

LISETTE OROPESA

SOPRANO

LAURA PAUSINI

ARTIST

STEFANO DOMENICALI

PRESIDENT & CEO FORMULA 1

ILARIA CAPUA

VIROLOGIST

MARCO TRONCHETTI PROVERA

CEO PIRELLI

CARLO MESSINA

CEO INTESA SANPAOLO

TIZIANO FERRO

ARTIST

JOHN ELKANN

CHAIRMAN, STELLANTIS

LIDIA BASTIANICH

CELEBRITY CHEF

MARTHA DE LAURENTIIS

FILM PRODUCER

FRANCESCO STARACE

CEO ENEL

OSCAR FARINETTI

FOUNDER EATALY

ANDREA ILLY

CHAIRMAN ILLYCAFFE’

JULIE KENT

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET

MAURO PORCINI

CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER PEPSICO

LUISA SPAGNOLI

MAÎTRE CHOCOLATIER

MARCO LAVAZZA

VICE PRESIDENT LAVAZZA GROUP

ALESSANDRO PROFUMO

CEO LEONARDO

FRANCESCA ZAMBELLO

DIRECTOR OF OPERA AND THEATER

FRANCO GUSSALLI BERETTA

PRESIDENT & CEO FABBRICA D’ARMI PIETRO BERETTA

GIUSEPPE BONO

CEO FINCANTIERI

LUCIA ANNUNZIATA

JOURNALIST – WRITER

MICHAEL ARTHUR

PRESIDENT, BOEING INTERNATIONAL

ENRICO CASAROSA

FILMMAKER

PATRICIA DE STACY HARRISON

CHAIRMAN, NIAF

NICOLA LUISOTTI

CONDUCTOR

VALTER LONGO

PROFESSOR, UNIV. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA & IFOM

ANITA BEVACQUA MCBRIDE

VICE CHAIR OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS, NIAF

CARLO BONOMI

PRESIDENT OF CONFINDUSTRIA

DARIO ALTIERI

PRESIDENT, THE WINSTAR INSTITUTE

CINZIA ZUFFADA

PRESIDENT ISSNAF / ASS. CHIEF SCIENTIST NASA JPL

PIETRO ANTINORI

PRESIDENT, MARCHESI ANTINORI

JOE MANTEGNA

ACTOR

FEDERICO FAGGIN

INVENTOR OF THE MICROPROCESSOR

SAMANTHA CRISTOFORETTI

ASTRONAUT EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY

LUCA PARMITANO

ASTRONAUT EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY

BIANCA BALTI

TOP MODEL

DAVIDE OLDANI

CELEBRITY CHEF

GIORGIO MORODER

COMPOSER, SONG WRITER AND RECORD PRODUCER

MATTEO THUN

ARCHITECT & DESIGNER, MATTEO THUN & PARTNERS

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS

CHEF AND WRITER

STEFANO FANTI

G.M., CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA

HELEN MIRREN

ACTRESS

TAYLOR HACKFORD

FILM DIRECTOR

GIANCARLO ESPOSITO

ACTOR

ANTHONY FAUCI

IMMUNOLOGIST, NIAID DIRECTOR

ELISABETTA CANALIS

SHOWGIRL

ANDREA PONTREMOLI

CEO & GENERAL MANAGER, DALLARA

LUCA GARAVOGLIA

CHAIRMAN, CAMPARI GROUP

EMMA MARCEGAGLIA

VICE CHAIRMAN AND CEO MARCEGAGLIA

ALESSANDRO DEL PIERO

SOCCER PLAYER, FIFA WORLD CUP

MISTY COPELAND

PRINCIPAL DANCER, AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

PIETRO SCALIA

FILM EDITOR

ALAN FRIEDMAN

JOURNALIST – WRITER

ERNESTO ABBONA

PRESIDENT, CONFEDERATION OF ITALIAN WINES

GAIA GAJA

GAJA WINES

MICHAEL GELB

AUTHOR

PAOLO GENOVESE

FILM DIRECTOR

ROBERTA GAMBARINI

JAZZ SINGER

VASCO ROSSI

ARTIST

SERGIO CASTELLITTO

FILM DIRECTOR, ACTOR, SCREENWRITER

PIERO SARTOGO

ARCHITECT – DESIGNER OF THE EMBASSY OF ITALY IN USA

MARIA LATELLA

JOURNALIST – WRITER

ROBERTO VITTORI

ASTRONAUT EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY

PIETRO SALINI

CEO, WEBUILD

MARCO DE CEGLIE

CHAIRMAN, NORTH AMERICAN OLIVE OIL ASSOCIATION

EROS RAMAZZOTTI

ARTIST

ENRIQUE MAZZOLA

CONDUCTOR

NIGEL LOCKYER

DIRECTOR, FERMILAB

PIERPAOLO PICCIOLI

CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF VALENTINO

ALICE WATERS

VICE PRESIDENT OF SLOW FOOD INTERNATIONAL

MICHELE PLACIDO

ACTOR – FILM DIRECTOR

CARLO RATTI

ARCHITECT & DESIGNER, PROFESSOR MIT BOSTON

CARLO COTTARELLI

ECONOMIST

LUCA MAESTRI

CFO APPLE

JOHN PATITUCCI

JAZZ BASSIST AND COMPOSER

FEDERICO CAPASSO

PROFESSOR OF APPLIED PHYSICS, FOUNDER METALENZ

MASSIMO BOTTURA

CELEBRITY CHEF, FOUNDER “FOOD FOR SOUL”

THOMAS D. SMITHAM

CHARGÉ D’AFFAIRES AD INTERIM