On April 25th, the Comites of San Francisco honored the 79th Anniversary of Italy’s liberation from Nazifascism and the end of World War II with a special event at the Museo ItaloAmericano in San Francisco, attended by 80+ people. The evening kicked off with a nod to last year’s commemoration at Casa Fugazi. Maria Fassio Pignati sang “Bella Ciao,”...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted on April 11th the annual meeting of the National Observatory of the Italian language, a coordinating and guiding body with the main actors in the promotion of Italian language and culture in the United States. At the meeting, chaired by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Minister Plenipotentiary Alessandro Gonzal...

Grants honoring Italian American Philanthropist Ms. Maria Manetti Shrem are available through the COMITES (Committee of Italians Abroad), under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in San Francisco, to support students taking the AP Italian Language and Culture Exam in 2024. As an effort to increase the number of AP Italian Language and Culture E...

The Italian Consulate General in San Francisco hosted the 2024 kickoff meeting of Italian and Italian-American Organizations active in the Bay Area. After introducing the consular team-Italian Cultural Institute and Innovit-Italian Innovation and Culture Hub included-the Consulate and representatives of the associations discussed collaboration with...

A visit to Berkeley Lab, a research platform founded in 1931, supported by the Department at Energy and endowed with more than $1 billion in annual budget, kicked off Ambassador Zappia’s second day of mission to the Bay Area. Welcomed by Carol Burns, Deputy Director and Chief Research Officer, the Ambassador met with Professors Alberto Sangiovanni...

Comites Houston is pleased to invite you to a special event with the Consul General of Italy in Houston, Mauro Lorenzini. The appointment is scheduled for November 11th at Southern Methodist University in Dallas at 10:30 a.m. The event will open with a presentation by Comites, which will illustrate its important contribution in supporting compatrio...

The rainbow celebration floods the streets of Manhattan, and Italy is there. The slogan rings loud and clear: Italians were born in these ways too. Drawing inspiration from the famous song by one of the world's iconic LGBTQ+ figures, Lady Gaga, whose Italian-American roots undeniably bring her closer to the tri-color community in New York, the Comi...

Com.It.Es (Comitato per gli italiani all’estero) and Comitato Tricolore Italiani nel Mondo will host the 15th annual Festa della Repubblica on June 4 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago. The event celebrates the birth of the Italian republic and bears the distinction of being the only such celebration outside of Italy to feature a parad...

From May 26 to June 3, the ‘Peperoncino Jazz Festival,’ the traveling music festival that was born in Calabria thanks to the insight of its founder Sergio Gimigliano, arrives in New York. Twenty-two years of well-deserved success for a winning idea that has brought together all the best of a land, Calabria, which is thus presented in its most beaut...

The Italian National Olympic Committee in the USA (Coni USA,) the Committee of Italian Abroad in NY (Com.It.Es NY) and the Pontelandolfo Community Club (Ponte Club) announce the 3rd Bocce & Picnic Tournament for families of the Italian, Italian-American communities and all citizens who love the Italian language and culture.  The Tournament takes pl...