di Mauro Battocchi   The Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco presented a spectacular celebration of Made in Italy at the Consulate last week. As the 250 guests enjoyed fine wines by Montresor Vineyards and authentic Italian food by Emporio Rulli, they also enjoyed first-hand exposure to timeless brands crafted by Italy's finest artisan...

A documentary concerning Italians in Utah will air on Italian national channel, RAI 3. The documentaty is part of a weekly magazine on World's event called "Agenda del Mondo" (World's Agenda), a report program by the third channel news TG3.   The program includes interviews with Italian Consul General of San Francisco Mauro Battocchi; Italia...

By: Andrea Marino   Citing the special relationship that Italians have had with San Francisco since the City's inception, Mayor Edwin Lee has declared today "Italian American Friendship and Heritage Day" in San Francisco. The proclamation was presented to Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, the Honorable Mauro Battocchi, at a gathering...

by Catherine Accardi & Dr. Lisa Pieraccini On May 6, 2015, UC Berkeley's ambitious plan to establish a Center for the Study of Ancient Italy was officially launched with a reception at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco. It was a well attended event with supporting remarks from Italy's own representative, Mauro Battocchi, the...

by Mauro Battocchi   To those of you who have not heard the news yet, I'm happy to announce that the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco now also has a Facebook page. Please follow it here and join the discussion.   For starters, we have uploaded all the most salient events of 2013, the Year of the Italian Culture in the US, a...

by Mauro Battocchi   What better way to celebrate that most special day than to surround yourself with the intimacy of the Italian Consulate General in SF, perched atop the hills with gleaming views of the Bay? Many don't know, but the Consulate is a popular place for couples, with at least one Italian citizen, to bond themselves in official...

by Roberto Natalini   The 17th edition of New Italian Cinema wrapped up after an intense five days film series of talented emergent directors and acclaimed appearance by Paolo Sorrentino, obtaining great attendance from the public of the Bay Area.   Respecting a consolidate tradition, the annual film festival was presented by the San...

Presentare l'Italia non solo come made in Italy dei settori tradizionali, ma come Paese della nuova innovazione, delle tecnologie dell'informazione e dell'energia verde. Con questo obiettivo l'Italian Innovation Day aprirà domani, 12 marzo, nella Silicon Valley una kermesse di una settimana dedicata all'Italia 2.0, l'Italy Tech Week. Promossa dal...

La Delegazione di San Francisco dell'Accademia Italiana della Cucina ha celebrato recentemente il 30º anniversario dalla fondazione della prestigiosa istituzione culinaria nella Bay Area.   Fondata a Milano nel 1953 da Orio Vergani e designata Istituzione Culturale della Repubblica Italiana nel 2003, la missione dell'Accademia è di salvaguar...

Missioni a Portland e Seattle per il funzionario itinerante del Consolato generale d'Italia a San Francisco che nelle due città raccoglierà le impronte digitali dei connazionali che hanno bisogno di un nuovo passaporto. La missione avverrà mercoledì 11 e giovedì 12 marzo a Portland; venerdì 13 e sabato 14 marzo a Seattle.   I connaziona...