"18 Ius Soli" a 2012 Award-winning grassroots Italian documentary by Fred Kuwornu about the issues of immigration and citizenship in modern Italy. In interviews with 18 young men and women, it illustrates the plight of 1.000.000 young people born and raised in Italy but unable to acquire an Italian citizenship, because their parents are immigrants....

On Monday, New Jersey Italian Heritage Commissioners met with New Jersey's Commissioner of Education David Hespe and Chief Academic Officer Kimberly Harrington to discuss how the NJ DOE can contribute to NJIHC's 2016 initiatives. Also in attendance were representatives from Ocean County Community College (OCC) and the Honorable Andrea Canepari, Con...

The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, Globus & Locus, Centro Altreitalie, and AISLLI (Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana) present,   XXI AISLLI Conference Italicity   The Languages of Italy in the United States betwe...

Exploring the Workshop of Pietro da Cortona: The Restoration of Villanova University's Triumph of David Consulate General of Italy, Philadelphia. Monday, October 26, 2015 – 1:00p – 5:15p. Registration Required (Free Admission)   Summary of Symposium: Thanks to collaborative efforts between conservators, art historians, s...

Dear Friends of the Italian-American Community and Filitalia International, Please forward the attached invitation to all of your relationships who are passionate about Italian Culture!   The first fundraiser for the History of Italian Immigration Museumwill be Thursday April 10th, 6-10pm at the Pyramid Club and $100 donation.  

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM in Alumni Auditorium at Widener University.Sponsored by Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco, Associazione Regionale Abruzzese of Delaware Valley, XII October Lodge #486 Order of the Sons & Daughters of Italy in America. In Conjunction With Widener University & il Consolato Genera...

by Andrea Canepari - Italian Consul General in Philadelphia   Dear Co-nationals, In an attempt to make the passport application process more efficient and to reduce waiting times in the office, the Passport Department of this Consulate General has decided to introduce a new system by which you can make your appointment online&...

by Heather Haddon   New Jersey Italians are still likely to lose their one full-time consulate, but they are getting a reprieve from the closure of another nearby office. A proposal by the Italian government to shut its consulate in Philadelphia was averted after appeals from Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Patrick Tiberi (R-OH), accordi...

Due to an agreement between the Consulate General of Italy and the School District of Philadelphia, we are able to provide​​ at no cost the Italian AP exam for those who will be present on MAY 15th at the "Central High School" (1700 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141; tel. 215-276-5262). In order to facilitate the arrangements, students are asked...

The Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Italian Studies Section, and the Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia present The Monk, the Priest, the Nun March 22-23, 2013 The conference, held at the University of Pennsylvania, will explore how monks, priests, and nuns dwell in literary texts and the visual arts quit...