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27 April 2021
Pre-enrollment procedures for Italian universities for the academic year 2021/2022

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 […]

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23 April 2021

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 close on May […]

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16 April 2021
Webserie “IDEAS”

“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 heritage; performing arts. […]

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7 April 2021

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 […]

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30 March 2021
Silent Witness: Meet the Artist

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 about searching […]

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16 March 2021
700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri

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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11 March 2021
“Silent Witness” – Photographs of Shipwrecks – Stefano Benazzo – Vancouver Maritime Museum (March 11 to July 18, 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 in Silent Witness tell the […]

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23 December 2020
Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) – new requirements and submitting procedure.

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 Permanent Resident Card and permanent […]

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28 November 2020
INPS pensioners residing abroad: Life Certificate via video call

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 […]

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21 November 2020
SPID (Public Digital Identity System)

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 […]

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