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PIB and Italian Consulate to Host Sailing Championship

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Beginning on June 27, Professionisti Italiani a Boston will host two Italian students from the nonprofit sailing school “Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino;” the teenagers will visit Boston, discuss motivational personal stories with local Italian professionals, and compete against young sailors from renowned Boston sailing clubs. On July 2, PIB and the Consul General of Italy in Boston, Mr. Nicola De Santis, will award the Neapolitan sailing team during the final reception. Three regattas will take place on Tuesday, June 28 at the Courageous Sailing Center; Thursday, June 30 at the MIT Sailing Center, and Friday, July 1st at Community Boating. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, ...

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Pasta al Ragù Challenge at Dante Alighieri

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Following the successful "Carbonara Night" event, the Consulate General of Italy presents a new challenge for the Italian student associations of the Boston area.

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Italian Consulate General of Boston is Hiring

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The Italian Consulate General in Boston is currently looking to hire a qualified individual to work in the Consular Services/Visas sector. Interested candidates must submit applications by Sept. 30, 2015. For more information on the position and the requirements to apply, please visit www.consboston.esteri.it or download the form by clicking here.

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Italian Teens Compete In Local Sailing Competition

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From July 14-18, two Italian teen sailors from Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino will compete against three well-known Boston-area sailing centers. The teens were honored to accept this invitation and will receive credit from the school for competing. The event starts at the MIT Sailing Center, and ends with a ceremony at MIT Pavilion. At the ceremony, Consul Nicola De Santis will present an award to the teens. This event is hosted by Professionisti Italiani a Boston and the Italian Consulate.

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Consul General Nicola De Santis’ veteran outlook

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Nicola De Santis has been Boston’s Consul General of Italy for little less than a year, but he already has set the wheels in motion to follow in his predecessors’ footsteps. After taking office at the end of last summer, De Santis quickly moved to improve the Consulate’s services, with a particular focus on reducing wait and responding to queries from Italian citizens seeking assistance from the Consulate. “Before anything else, you need to make sure the daily work here is being done right,” he says. Sitting in his beautiful 17th floor office overlooking the bustling Seaport District at 600 ...

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Comparing Start-Up Culture and Models at MIT

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On Sept. 18, MIT’s Sloan School of Management was the stage for a unique seminar comparing startup environments and strategies in Italy and the United States. Organized by the Italian Consulate General in Boston and Professionisti Italiani a Boston, the event was moderated by Corriere della Sera journalist Maria Teresa Cometto and saw numerous local and international leaders in the world of entrepreneurship discuss the different models the two countries present. “Entrepreneurship is something you get better at with time,” said MIT Senior Lecturer Bill Aulet. Tim Rose, founder and CEO of the Cambridge Innovation Center, highlighted the importance of ...

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New Consul General of Italy Arrives in Boston

Consul General of Italy in Boston, Nicola DeSantis. (photo courtesy Antonio Talarico)

Salerno-native Nicola De Santis stepped in as new Consul General of Italy in Boston at the end of August, taking over the post from Giuseppe Pastorelli. The 45-year-old De Santis holds a law degree from the Università di Salerno and started his diplomatic career back in 1999. Between 2002 and 2006, he was the Italian Consul in Detroit. In 2006 he moved to Caracas to work at the Italian embassy’s Commercial and Economic office. Three years later, he returned to Italy, working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Directorate for Resources and Innovation. He is married and has ...

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Bostoniano Receives 2013 Achievement Award

Nicola Orichuia receives Achievement Award from Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli.

The Consulate General of Italy’s third annual “Achievement Awards” ceremony took place at the Museum of Fine Arts on Thursday, May 2. Bostoniano founder Nicola Orichuia received the “Giovane Promessa” (Promising Youth) award for his work on Bostoniano.info (launched in January 2011) and Bostoniano magazine (launched in January 2013). Several other awards were given out at the ceremony that took place in the exhibit space currently hosting masterpiece drawings from Michelangelo Buonarroti. The “Solidarity Award” was given to Catherine D’Amato, President and CEO of the The Greater Boston Food Bank, which under her leadership has become a nearly $60 million ...

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Friends of the Italian Cultural Center in Boston Charity Launched

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Six months after hosting its first successful fundraising event “italianissimo!,” the Public Charity “Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston/FICCB” was launched in December 2012 with the aim of creating a Center of Italian Culture in Boston and to ensure its management and operation once it opens. The launch was paired with the unveiling of the charity’s new website. “FICCB’s immediate mission is to establish a sustainable Italian Cultural Center of Boston (ICCB),” reads the charity’s mission statement. “To achieve this it will continue to work very closely with the Consulate General of Italy in Boston, with the Italian ...

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Christmas Concert at Sacred Heart Church

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The North End was all wrapped up in the holiday spirit on Dec. 4, as the first annual Christmas concert, featuring Italian songs and arias, took place at Sacred Heart Church.

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Italian Consulate Celebrates Festa della Repubblica 2012

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On June 4, 2012, the Italian Consulate in Boston celebrated Festa della Repubblica with a cocktail reception at the Consular offices.

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Italianissimo! Gala Event Sets Tone for Future of Italian Heritage in Boston

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On Friday, June 1, the Italian Consulate launched its first fundraising event to open an Italian Cultural Center in the city.

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