Italian Language and Literature

21st Week of the Italian Language in the world – San Francisco

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World Oct 18-24, 2021 DANTE, The Italian Celebrating 700 years of Dante To mark the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the theme for the 21st annual Week of Italian Language in the World (October 18-24, 2021) is DANTE, The Italian (Dante, l’italiano). PROGRAM LITaly: NEW ITALIAN WRITING […]

K-12 student Music and Theatre

Il contafavole – The storyteller by the Italian Cultural Institute, SF

IL CONTAFAVOLE (Teller of Tales), is a fun and engaging puppet show created for the younger audience of the Institute. fun new series from the beloved Italian children’s theater company, Teatro Verde, created exclusively for IIC SF for KIDS as a co-production of The Italian Cultural Institutes of San Francisco and Chicago. ABOUT TEATRO VERDE: Teatro Verde is […]

Art Others

New Italian exhibit at the Fresno County Heritage museum

The Fresno County Heritage Museum will be open during the Big Fresno Fair, from October 6 through October 17. The Fresno County Historical Museum is open year round by appointment. During the annual Big Fresno Fair the Museum is open daily until 8 p.m. The Italian Exhibit is at the first floor. Below are two photos depicting […]

Cinema and Photography

Italian Film Festival of Marin County 2021: from Oct 2 to Nov 6

The Program: October 2 “THE BIG STEP”(“IL GRANDE PASSO”) Live images of man landing on the moon inspire Dario to dedicate his life to launching a rocket to the moon. His brother Mario has more down to earth goals.  Directed by Antonio Padovan, with Giuseppe Battiston, Stefano Fresi and Flavio Bucci October 9 “WHEN MOM […]

Grants & Scholarships Italian Language and Literature K-12 student

K-12 Italian language poetry contest to celebrate Italian Language Week in the world

 In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will […]

Food Others

Italian food: an object of desire – A conversation with Cinzia Di Vasta

An overview of the changes in recipes, food preferences and of the many routes that made Italian food what it is today. About this event Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion […]

Career Others Topics

“Study + Italian + Work”: Italian & Engineering in the classroom video released

The series “Study + Italian + Work” is enriched with a new video so that topics covered are: Study + Italian 1 – TOP 5 TIPS FOR TAKING THE AP® ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING THE AP® ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM 3 – STEPS FOR STUDYING AT AN ITALIAN UNIVERSITY  Italian + Work […]


LAST SUPPER IN POMPEII: FROM THE TABLE TO THE GRAVE. A special exhibition at the Legion of Honor museum, SF

Where: Legion of Honor museum, Lincoln Park \ 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco When: May 7, 2021 – August 29, 2021 This exhibition is conceived and developed by the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, and is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and the Parco Archeologico […]