Dopo le tappe dell’India e del Sud Africa, continua l’esperienza all’estero del poeta monfalconese Alessandro Lutman, che si troverà negli Stati Uniti d’America per una serie di incontri nelle città di San Francisco e di New York. Lutman sarà prima ospite del Fogolar Furlan Nord California, la cui associazione ha organizzato il 20 marzo una serata...

The Extraordinary Italian Taste made its way to San Francisco kicking off a year that sees - once again - Italy as one of the leading countries in the food industry. The winter edition of the Fancy Food Show came back to the West Coast and became an opportunity for companies from almost all regions of Italy to both launch their new products and sho...

On Tuesday, January 23, 2017, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to approve a proposal to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Tuesday's vote was 10-1, with Aaron Peskin the only supervisor to vote against it. San Francisco Italian community leaders were shocked and surprised by this action, one that came with no prior warning...

2017 has been a stellar year for San Francisco, Italy, so much so that I’ve coined the phrases, “Italy by the Bay” and “Bay Area, Italy.” This past year offered the Bay Area Italian community a continuous, sparkling and varied array of events highlighting all facets of Italian culture. In spring of this year, I sat down with San Francisco Italian C...

On September 20th, 2017, history was made in San Francisco’s North Beach District when the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) hosted the Northern California Italian American Symposium. The SFIAC, a treasured, 100-year-old institution, invited representatives from 39 Italian organizations to attend what proved to be a ground-breaking event....

To mark Columbus Day, the Italian American community gathers in many cities around the US to celebrate its achievements and its contribution to this great country in all sectors — be it political, economic, cultural, scientific and beyond. President Donald Trump’s first Columbus Day proclamation highlighted the strong bonds of friendship between It...

Dopo Washington, dove ha incontrato Sonny Perdue, neo Segretario all'Agricoltura dell'amministrazione americana, il Ministro per le politiche agricole e alimentari Maurizio Martina è volato a San Francisco dove ieri ha visitato il campus universitario di UC DAVIS. Qui, spiega Martina sulla sua pagina facebook, è stata “ufficializzata la firma del p...

“When I first received the call from Lorenzo Ortona, I could not believe it. I was senza parole, I mean totally speechless.” As we kicked off the conversation, that’s the first thought that Angela Alioto shared with me about the honorific title as Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana she received in June. The ceremony was hosted by the Consul Genera...

In the month of June, Italy’s Republic Day, the historic Statuto Race, and the 63rd annual North Beach Festival are celebrated as only San Francisco knows how. Red, white and green are proudly displayed throughout the month as these crowd-pleasing events turn the City’s streets into festive feste. Italy’s Republic Day 2017 was June 2 but was celebr...

Italian Ambassador, Armando Varricchio, visited the Bay Area in May, for the second time since he presented his credentials as Italy’s ambassador to the United States last year. During his five days in California, Ambassador Varricchio managed to meet and talk to some expats who represent Italy’s best talents in America. He took some time to visit...