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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NEWS: 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Central Italy

6.2 magnitude earthquake devastates string of mountain towns in central Italy. Aftershocks continue to rock the region […]

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CULTURE: What is Ferragosto?

Ferrogosto is a public holiday in Italy celebrating the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 15 each year. It […]

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