This year, 2018, marks the 90th anniversary of San Francisco’s premier Italian cultural club, Il Cenacolo. This impressive and important milestone was celebrated on December 7th with a stunning Christmas Gala at the St. Francis Yacht Club. In attendance were members, their spouses, and several notable guests including San Francisco Italian Consul G...

We had the honor of attending to the Conference of Italian Consuls in the World, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There we were able to see and greet the Consuls General in New York (Francesco Genuardi), Chicago (Giuseppe Finocchiaro), San Francisco (Lorenzo Ortona) and Los Angeles (Antonio Verde), and meet the new ones we had not yet had t...

Un grande successo di pubblico per il side event “Laudato Sì – from theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future”, organizzato dalla Città di Assisi con il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare nella giornata di giovedì 13 settembre presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco nell’ambito del Global Cli...

San Francisco has always been an important location for the Italian emigration. History is mixed with innovation, and both tell the story of how Italian hard work and creativity are rewarded by the entrepreneurial spirit that finds a perfect welcome in San Francisco and its surroundings. Consul Lorenzo Ortona heads the Italian Consulate General in...

On June 5th, Jeff Capaccio and the Silicon Valley Italian Executive Council (SVIEC) hosted a great evening in Redwood City where Institutions and Entrepreneurs came together to meet and exchange ideas.  MEET ITALY was invited to give a brief update on the activities we are nurturing in Southern California and to strengthen the link between the hi-t...

La città di Genova si presenta al mondo economico e industriale di San Francisco e Silicon Valley. Obiettivo della missione di marketing territoriale, organizzata dal Comune di Genova e guidata dal sindaco Marco Bucci, su invito del Consolato Generale d'Italia a San Francisco attirare investimenti, turismo, imprese. Inoltre, su iniziativa del conso...

Con la conferenza “Fermi’s Legacy: from La Sapienza to the Bay Area a San Francisco”, si è celebrata in California il 5 maggio scorso la Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo. Ad organizzare l'evento, il Consolato Generale e l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco, in collaborazione con il nuovo Bay Area Chapter dell'ISSNAF, fondazione...

Si è tenuta presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco la seconda riunione degli insegnanti d'italiano della Bay Area. All’incontro, che si è svolto sotto il patrocinio del console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, hanno partecipato circa 60 insegnanti provenienti dalla zona.  Anna Zeppieri, responsabile dell'Ufficio Scolastico presso...

Cinema Italia keeps its Spring tradition alive with a five-film retrospective on Michelangelo Antonioni. The one-day program, co-curated by Luce Cinecittà and The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, is meant to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the passing of one of the most known Italian directors. The Castro Theatre will be, once again, the...

On the occasion of Italian Design Day, March 2, 2018, the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in collaboration with DZINE, presented architect and designer Aldo Cibic at the DZINE Showroom, in San Francisco.   In 1981, as a partner in Sottsass Associati, Cibic was a founding member of Memphis, an artists’...