/ Federico Cortese to Receive Prestigious Thomas M. Menino Award from Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston

federico-cortese-blog Each year, Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston, Inc. (FICCB) awards the Thomas M. Menino Award to members of Boston’s Italian-American community who have made an outstanding contribution toward the preservation and promotion of Italian heritage and culture.
This year, FICCB is pleased to announce that Federico Cortese, Music Director for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Silvio Micali, MIT distinguished Ford Professor of Engineering, will receive the 2016 Thomas M. Menino Award and will be recognized on Saturday, November 19 at Italianissimo!, FICCB’s annual gala event that celebrates New England’s rich Italian-American culture. “The individuals that we honor this year with the Menino Award exemplify those who contribute to the mission of FICCB,” said Anthony Pangaro, Chairman of FICCB. “Through their good works, they are contributors to the rich Italian heritage of the City of Boston." This year’s Thomas M. Menino Award recipients have significantly enhanced Boston’s artistic and scientific communities. Please join us in congratulating Federico in receiving this prestigious award and consider joining the celebration "Italianissimo!" at the soon to be open to the public Eataly in the Prudential Center this Saturday, November 19th! Click here for more information and to read the full release.  Buy Tickets to Italianissimo on November 19th