by Mauro Battocchi   On September 12 the Governor of the State of Washington celebrated the Grand Opening of the new Umbra Cuscinetti Inc.'s new production facility in Everett, near Seattle, along with local authorities, customers and employees. I had the honor to take part in the celebration and convey to the audience Ambassador Bisogniero'...

This last June 25th history was in the making at the Palazzo dell'Innovazione in Naples. City administrators, regional politicians, university professors, scientific researchers, innovators, startuppers and foreign diplomats came together to support Unite the Two Bays – From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley...and back and to reaffirm Naples'—and Campania'...

Si è appena conclusa la missione di business che ha portato una delegazione di imprenditori e professionisti prima al Consumer Electronic Show di Las Vegas e successivamente a San Francisco e nel cuore della Silicon Valley. Il viaggio è stato organizzato grazie al contributo del Professor Marco Astuti dell'Università LIUC e alla collaborazione del...

by Mauro Battocchi   Never had an Italian Ambassador officially set foot in Oregon. The visit of Amb. Claudio Bisogniero on March 10-11, therefore, had a historical character. He came to meet with Governor Kate Brown and Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to illustrate the wide array of cooperation opportunities that Italy can offer to Oregon busi...

Important cooperation agreements were signed between Naples and San Francisco in the fields of human rights, technology, and science this past Friday, October 25th. Creating new cooperation programs between Neapolitan and San Franciscan organizations, these agreements were penned in the presence of Naples' Mayor Luigi de Magistris at the Italian C...

"Research, discovery, and innovation are keys to understanding the spirit of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. This project, organized under the auspices of the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, aims at showcasing Italian creativity and culture both in our artistic heritage and in our "Made in Italy" (brand), po...

Wednesday January 20, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM , Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Boze Hadleigh, author of Celebrity Feuds! and Hollywood and Whine, has written more than 15 books and has been a winner on Jeopardy! Boze also writes extensively for magazines, and his work has appe...

di Mauro Battocchi   Il «turismo matrimoniale» è oramai una realtà consolidata che muove molte persone in tutto il mondo. Ovviamente, l'Italia è una destinazione privilegiata.   Vi sono molte coppie infatti che per quello che è il momento del fatidico sì decidono di avere una cornice speciale, specialissima. Pensiamo a quante persone,...

Happy holidays to all Italians and Italian Americans in the North West and Pacific area! In 2000 there were 1,163,038 American citizens of Italian origin in the North West and Pacific region. These are the most recent census data in which you can identify Italian ancestry. In the 48 counties of Northern California, there were around 700,000, a lit...

by Mauro Battocchi   San Francisco Italy has showcased exclusive documentaries on leaders of the Italian community in the Bay Area like Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Angela Alioto. We continue now with Dr. Federico Faggin in this exclusive documentary created by Mauro Aprile Zannetti for the Italian Consulate in San Francisco.   Dr. Faggi...