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’...

Dopo le tappe dell’India e del Sud Africa, continua l’esperienza all’estero del poeta monfalconese Alessandro Lutman, che si troverà negli Stati Uniti d’America per una serie di incontri nelle città di San Francisco e di New York. Lutman sarà prima ospite del Fogolar Furlan Nord California, la cui associazione ha organizzato il 20 marzo una serata...

The Extraordinary Italian Taste made its way to San Francisco kicking off a year that sees - once again - Italy as one of the leading countries in the food industry. The winter edition of the Fancy Food Show came back to the West Coast and became an opportunity for companies from almost all regions of Italy to both launch their new products and sho...

On Tuesday, January 23, 2017, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to approve a proposal to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Tuesday's vote was 10-1, with Aaron Peskin the only supervisor to vote against it. San Francisco Italian community leaders were shocked and surprised by this action, one that came with no prior warning...

2017 has been a stellar year for San Francisco, Italy, so much so that I’ve coined the phrases, “Italy by the Bay” and “Bay Area, Italy.” This past year offered the Bay Area Italian community a continuous, sparkling and varied array of events highlighting all facets of Italian culture. In spring of this year, I sat down with San Francisco Italian C...