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For the 73rd time in their history, Italy and Italians celebrated the Festa della Repubblica, with events across the globe aiming to underline the relevance of what happened in the country in 1946. June 2nd became a public holiday only …

A celebration, a moment to reflect and an opportunity for the future. Between October 17th and 19th, President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was welcomed by the community in the Bay Area as part of his US visit. As …

October in San Francisco has now a different feeling: the local Board of Supervisors just unanimously approved Supervisor Catherine Stefani’s resolution recognizing October as Italian American Heritage Month. 
The announcement took place a few days before the 151st edition of …

“Welcome Air Italy:” this announcement – showing on the SFO website homepage at the beginning of April – might have caught some travelers by surprise. Surely not the Italian American Community who had been waiting for a direct flight between …

LEST WE FORGET, the message echoing around the San Francisco City Hall was clear: nobody should ever forget the Holocaust and the pain and suffer it caused to the Jewish community and to the world.   The project, by German-Italian …

Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women – Countess Lillian Dandini, Mrs. Dobbins D’Anneo, Mrs. Louis Piccirillo – wanted to form a non-profit, not-political organization …

It’s sunny in San Francisco on the Saturday afternoon before Memorial Day. Matteo comes to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo, before taking a flight to Chicago the next day. Matteo and I have been in touch for a few …

Fifty years have gone by since Mayor Joseph Alioto got a call from the Consiglio Comunale di Assisi announcing that the proposal to make San Francisco and Assisi Sister Cities had been approved. That decision marked a crucial moment in …

The Spring edition of Cinema Italia San Francisco is just few weeks away. The program of April 2019 will celebrate and honor Ugo Tognazzi, the Italian movie, TV, and theatre actor, as well as director and screenwriter.   Born in …

Between San Francisco and Palo Alto, the Italian Community celebrated female success and excellence with a week full of events during Women’s History Month. On Wednesday 6th, Shelley Lindgren was announced as new Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of …