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Italian families all over Italy are getting ready to celebrate Christmas in their homes. In the cities decorations and Christmas trees adorn streets and squares, while many churches display nativity scenes. A nativity scene (Presepe, in Italian) is a representation of the nativity story of Christ, and can be done in a live form (Presepe […]

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October is a great month for Italian festivals, especially food festivals and wine harvest celebrations. But what about Halloween? Well, Halloween is not a big celebration in Italy and does not belong to the Italian tradition, but it is becoming more popular especially in the larger cities. Halloween in Italy is All Saint’s Eve. All […]

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Searching for Italian classes or Italian themed cultural events? For those living in Canada here are some organizations that might be a good starting point: Casa D’Italia in Quebec Casa D’Italia is community centre where the Italian community meets, Italian culture is fostered and shared, and many intercultural exchanges take place. http://www.fcciq.com/e_casa.asp Scuola Dante Alighieri […]

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If you would like to connect with Italians no longer living in Italy, or with people around the world who have Italian parents/grandparents, here are a few suggestions: Linked-in has several groups of people who call themselves Italian. Some are Italian born, some are of Italian ancestry, some are Italian at heart. They now live […]

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La Società Dante Alighieri ha lo scopo di tutelare e diffondere la lingua e la cultura italiane nel mondo, ravvivando i legami spirituali dei connazionali all’estero con la madre patria e alimentando tra gli stranieri l’amore e il culto per la civiltà italiana. Esplora il sito della Dante per saperne di piu’: http://www.ladante.it/ o cerca […]

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The Italian Cultural Center of San Diego is a non-profit organization, founded in 1981 as a meeting point for people interested in Italian culture and language. Over the years the center has grown steadily, and currently consists of more than 600 members, a mixed group of Italian Americans, Italophiles and Italians of various origins and […]

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Italian South Florida is an informative website that promotes learning about and celebrating Italian culture and supporting Italian business owners and businesses in South Florida (and very soon there will be a sister website for New York with the same focus). If you live in or plan to visit South Florida, make sure to visit Italian […]

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