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Prepare ONLINE for the B1 Italian Citizenship Language Exam with Fondazione Italia

Due to an amendment in Italian law, applicants for Italian citizenship (marriage and residency) must prove an adequate knowledge of the Italian language. This means that applicants must obtain at least an Italian B1 level certification in language competency. Applicants who can prove citizenship by descent do not need to obtain a B1 certification. Fondazione Italia […]

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Maria Manetti Shrem grants 2019 for AP Italian exam attending students

The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2019. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2019 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Ms. […]

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Concessione cittadinanza italiana: requisiti sulla conoscenza della lingua – Esami CILS a SF

A decorrere dal 4 dicembre 2018 (legge 1 dicembre 2018, n. 132) è condizione indispensabile per la concessione della cittadinanza italiana, ai sensi degli artt. 5 e 9 della L. 91/92, il possesso di un’adeguata conoscenza della lingua italiana non inferiore al livello B1 del Quadro comune di riferimento per la conoscenza delle lingue. L’accertamento […]

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Living the Italian way… your own way!

Let’s start with a simple question: what does “living the Italian way” mean to you?Perhaps you are passionate about art and have always dreamed of visiting and experiencing Italian cities and their artistic and architectural treasures. Maybe you love being on top of the latest fashion trend, and that unparalleled Italian touch is exactly what meets […]

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Every Child Conference 2nd edition: “Engage – Social and Emotional Learning” By Com.It.Es SF On November 03, 2018

Italian methods of education have led the way in child-centered education which takes into account the child’s unique ideas, preferences, learning styles, characteristics, motivations, and interests. Italy was also the first country to adopt a single-track educational system focused on the full participation of all students irrespective of disability. Last year, Comites SF partnered with […]

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150th Italian Heritage Parade, San Francisco October 7th

San Francisco’s Italian-American Community celebrates the Italian Heritage Parade, featuring Italian and Italian-American dignitaries, music, performances, floats, and representatives of Italian and Italian-American organizations and businesses. The Parade begins at 12:30 pm at the foot of Jefferson and Powell Streets in Fisherman’s Wharf, proceeds south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington […]

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Sacramento City Council Adopts Resolution Recognizing Italian-American Heritage Day

Sacramento City Council declared the second Monday of October as Italian-American Heritage Day. This is the same day as Columbus Day is observed. The Resolution was the result of efforts by the local Italian-American community to have their traditional holiday recognized by the City. Members of the Italian community were on hand at City Hall to […]