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Pre-enrollment procedures for Italian universities for the academic year 2021/202204/27/2021

For the academic year 2021/2022, pre-enrollmente procedures to Italian universities will be carried out directly by the student, through the Universitaly portal. The entire procedure is online. There are no deadlines during the summer, and the procedure can be finalized also in the fall months. Starting from May 14 2021 it will be possible to get enrolled to...

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The established relationship between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and La Scala Academy continues with an agreement that offers two types of scholarships:  - Specialization Course for Opera singers: up to 10 scholarships of 9 months each will be offered with a monthly stipend of 900.00 Euros. The application will clos...

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Webserie "IDEAS"04/16/2021

"IDEAS. Italian Dialogues on Excellence, Arts and Science" describes Italy as a virtuous and dynamic country through five portraits-documentaries, each of them 15-minutes long. Each story recounts a territory, a community and a project that pertains to a specific sector: business and community; science and research; architecture and design; arts and cultural...

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Third edition of the competition "Vivo d'arte". The goal of the competition is the creation of an original play, dance or music piece with a focus on the topic of "contamination" and collaborations with the culture of the country of residence, involving also local artists. The winner will be announced during the next edition of Romaeuropa Festival, that ...

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Silent Witness: Meet the Artist
Silent Witness: Meet the Artist 03/30/2021

On Sunday April 11 at 11am the Vancouver Maritime Museum will give viewers the opportunity to virtually meet the artist behind these spectacular shots, in an online event during which Benazzo will talk about the month he spent sailing in the southern Atlantic Ocean in the Falkland/South Georgia area and will share stories...

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700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri
700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri03/16/2021

On March 17 at 10 CEST Minister Di Maio will unveil an event aimed to present the initiatives to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri. Follow "Dante 700 nel mondo" by clicking on #Dante700NelMondo

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“Il Nostro Lascito/Our Legacy Project” - manifestazione del Kelowna Canadian Italian Club03/16/2021

Il Kelowna Canadian Italian Club ha realizzato una serie di video sugli immigrati italiani a Kelowna. La prima puntata andra' in onda domani, martedi' 16 marzo, alle ore 19:  Per ulteriori informazioni sul progetto "Il Nostro Lascito/Our Legacy Project" si prega di visitare: 

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Silent Witness - Photographs of Shipwrecks - Stefano Benazzo - Vancouver Maritime Museum (March 11 to July 18, 2021)
"Silent Witness" - Photographs of Shipwrecks - Stefano Benazzo - Vancouver Maritime Museum (March 11 to July 18, 2021)03/11/2021

"Silent Witness" features a collection of photographs by Italian photographer and artist Stefano Benazzo who has spent decades seeking shipwrecks from some of the most remote locations around the globe. His work narrates the scenes of these wrecks with light and portrays the soul of the abandoned vessels. The photographs...

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SPID (Public Digital Identity System)03/01/2021

Please note that beginning January 1st, 2023, in order to access the online services provided by the Public Administration (for instance, Fast It, the online portal for consular services), it will be necessary to have a SPID (Public Digital Identity System) number or an electronic identity card (CIE). Users who already have the credentials to access online portals...

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Pensioni INPS - proroga scadenza per l'accertamento dell’esistenza in vita.01/26/2021

Con riferimento ai pensionati INPS residenti in Canada che, a causa del diffondersi del contagio, non hanno potuto portare a termine la precedente verifica dell'esistenza in vita avviata ad ottobre 2019, l'INPS informa che è stato differito di tre mesi il termine ultimo per la restituzione delle attestazioni, inizialmente previsto a febbraio 2021.Conseguente...

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Celebrazioni del centesimo anniversario della nascita di Leonardo Sciascia (1921-2021)01/20/2021

Il Comitato nazionale per le celebrazioni del centesimo anniversario della nascita di Leonardo Sciascia (1921-2021), sotto la presidenza della Senatrice Emma Bonino, promuove il giorno 28 gennaio, alle ore 15:00, un evento inaugurale di omaggio allo scrittore. Organizzato con la collaborazione dell'Istituto della Enciclopedia Treccani e dell'Associazione Amici...

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Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) - new requirements and submitting procedure.01/05/2021

Starting from December 21th, 2020 both requirements and procedures for submitting applications for recognition of Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) have changed. You can apply only if you are: a Canadian citizen permanent resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Yukon; a non-Canadian citizen in possession of a valid Perma...

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Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale (MAECI) - per mezzo della Circolare 3 del 31 luglio 2020 (clicca qui) – ha innovato la disciplina per la concessione di contributi pubblici a Enti gestori/promotori senza fini di lucro per lo svolgimento di corsi di lingua e cultura italiana.In base a tale normativa, Enti senza fini di lu...

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INPS pensioners residing abroad: Life Certificate via video call11/26/2020

In view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, INPS and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation have collaborated on a project that allows pensioners, who are collecting Italian pensions abroad and have received a Life Declaration Form Citibank, the possibility to connect with Consular offices via video call in order to obtain the Life Certificate. Operators...

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Voci dalla Farnesina, the new podcast of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with ANSA
"Voci dalla Farnesina", the new podcast of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with ANSA11/21/2020

he Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has launched the podcast channel "VOCI DALLA FARNESINA" in collaboration with the Italian news agency ANSA. Episodes will tell the story of Italian diplomacy through the voices of its protagonists and offer an inside look at the Italian foreign ministry...

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