FONDAZIONE ITALIA is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1998 for the purpose of promoting the teaching of the Italian language and culture in Southern California. The organization receives grants from the government of Italy in support of its mission, and it works in close collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and the Education Office at the Italian Consulate in San Francisco.


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Enchanting Documentary, “Spettacolo,” Screens in Los Angeles – Sept. 29

“Spettacolo” is a documentary about a small farming town called Monticchiello that confronts its community […]

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Foreign language studies provide benefits for children in early years

Education experts in West Virginia say learning a foreign language has many benefits for the youngest of students, […]

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