The Italian language as an ambassador for the dissemination of creativity and Made in Italy in the world. Stati Generali della Lingua e Creatività Italiane nel Mondo will meet on Monday, November 29th in the Farnesina’s International Conference Room. Organized on a two-yearly basis by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation an...

The Sciasia Lectures at San Francisco belongs to the calendar of Sciasian Lectures in the world. It is promoted by the National Committee for the Centenary of Sciascia, chaired by Senator Emma Bonino, and by the Amici di Leonardo Sciascia Association, in collaboration with the Università per Stranieri di Perugia and the Institute for the Italian En...

Starting from today, Italy is again a member of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO Body which has the last word on the inscriptions of new sites on the World Heritage List, pursuant to the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of 1972. Our country had been absent from the Body for twenty years: the la...

At the end of October, people all over the world celebrated the 21st Settimana della lingua italiana, the Week of Italian Language, so today I want to talk about it, what it is, and how you can enjoy it! The Week of Italian language is an event that aims at promoting the Italian language in the world and its role in both the classical and contempor...

LITaly: New Italian Writing in Translation, a title that is a play on Italy and literature, is a project organised by the  Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco to promote the translation of new Italian authors in the United States.  An anthology of nine writers (Andrea Esposito, Ilaria Gaspari, Francesco Longo, Eleonora Marangoni, Paolo Pece...

The Italian chef in Los Angeles, Ale Gambini, will hold a space on pastry and chocolate at the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021 The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting quality and heritage of...

It was 1921, 100 years ago. Enrico Caruso, one of the most famous singers in history, died in Naples. That same year Giuseppe Di Stefano and Franco Corelli, two of the great tenors of the last century, and the stars of legendary performances at Teatro alla Scala (Milan), were born. To celebrate these great tenors who have been representing Italian...

‘We Love Art‘ is an innovative project by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, which, in partnership with the Fondazione Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), has created an initiative that combines both creativity and business, art and Made in Italy. For the first time, the Ministry has thus turned to businesses to establish a...

The Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, participated in the launch of the "Transatlantic Investment Committee", a platform dedicated to industrial, scientific-technological and entrepreneurial collaboration between Italy and the USA, speaking at an event organized by the Amerigo Association, in collaboration with the Centro...

If you’re contemplating a fall trip to Italy consider the options below to take advantage of the country’s glorious countryside and to sample its autumnal foods and wines. City-centric travelers should also head to Genoa where a unique bi-annual cultural event, Rolli Days, expands to one week.  (For the latest travel requirements for Italy, and for...