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Special events

In addition to the regular meetings, the Society participates in various other events involving Italian language and culture. For example:

  • Our Festa di Natale per i Bambini celebrates the Christmas traditions of Italy every December. For more details – Check out the event brochure.
  • DAS Annual Wine Tasting Dinner pairs a region’s delicious food specialties with both celebrated and undiscovered local wines. See the calendar below for the scheduled date.
  • Seattle’s Festa Italiana is a celebratory weekend each September at Seattle Center, with Italian entertainment, marvelous food and gifts, and booths representing Italian clubs and activities.
  • Italian Film Festival each fall and the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)each summer are in part sponsored by DAS.
  • Small group events throughout the year, such as cooking classes, Italian conversation meetings, outings to opera, festivals, restaurants, art exhibits, Italian film showings, and similar activities of interest to members.

Upcoming Events

Festa di Natale – December 8, 2021

Please join the fun at theDante Alighieri Society’sFesta di NataleWednesday, December 10, 2021 For our December meeting, we plan on holding our traditional Festa di Natale, with good food, wine, sparkling conviviality (supplied by our members!) and a game of tombola! ...

English Language Meeting – November 10, 2021

When: November 10, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Every Little Thing Local author, Mary Lou Sanelli will speak about her new book, "Every Little Thing".   Copies of her book will be available for purchase.Mary Lou...

Italian Language Meeting – October 27, 2021

When: October 27, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Speaker: Albert SbragiaTopic: Prima dei Romani . . . Gli Etruschi! Gli etruschi costituirono la prima grande civiltà autoctona della pensiola italiana, con un territorio...

English Language Meeting – October 13, 2021

When: October 13, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Festa Italiana Quiz For the past several years, Domenico Minotti (Nic) has been our quiz-maker for the Dante booth at the annual Festa Italiana at Seattle Center. Nic...

Italian Language Meeting – September 22, 2021

When: September 22, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Elisabetta Valentini, Honorary Counsel, Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel Our guest at the first Italian meeting...

English Language Meeting – September 8, 2021

When: September 8, 2021Where: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Festa di Bentornato Members Only Welcome Back Party To celebrate our being able to get together again, our President, Joyce Ramee, will cook up a splendid pasta dinner...

English Language Meeting – May 12, 2021

When: May 12, 2021Speaker: Jonathan Brandt, AIA​Topic: I mercati dei Rioni RomaniLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. “La strada per il cuore passa attraverso lo stomaco.”(“The way to the heart is...

Italian Language Meeting – April 28, 2021

When: April 28, 2021Speaker: Maurizio Igor MetaTopic: Ellis IslandLocation: Online Participants may find using headphones will enhance the experience of the presentation. There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the...

April 14, 2021 – Annual General Meeting

When: April 14, 2020Speaker: Board of DirectorsTopic: Annual General MeetingLocation: Online A link will be emailed to members of record on April 13 to enable them to participate in the meeting. Agenda To Be Announced

Italian Language Meeting – March 24, 2021

When: March 24, 2021Speaker: Movie NightTopic: La Divina ComediaLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Presentation: Dante's L'Inferno !!! Our Italian meeting will be a bit different this month...

Announcements

September 22, 2021 Italian Language Meeting

Join us to meet and hear Elisabetta Valentini, Honorary Consul of Italy in S   DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON September Italian Meeting - live!September 22, 2021St. Clement's Church, 1501 32nd Ave S. Seattle 98144doors open at 6:00 for antipasti; presentation...

Italian Classes Begin October 5

Italian Classes Resume October 5 by Giuseppe Tassone The 37th school year of the Italian Language Program at the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington resumes on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021.There is not a better time to start or advance your learning in our Italian...

Newsletter (September 2021) Julian Gargiulo, the Fall Semester, & much more…

Welcome to the Dante Alighieri Society of BC's newsletter & Happy First Day of Fall! 🍂 You autumn know that we have many events and cou‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌...

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington — our 21-22 Season!

New Venue News and Live Meeting Info! THE DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON RETURNS TO LIVE EVENTS! As you can see, Mr. Dante is keeping some very questionable company while he waits to return to our meetings! Well, his wait is not much longer. With state-wide...

Italian Language Classes Resume October 5

by Giuseppe Tassone Congratulations to our students for completing their third quarter of Italian and thank you to our instructors for their dedication and success. We have decided not to offer Summer review sessions this year to give our instructors a much needed...

Dante Society English Meeting May 12

Join us for the Dante Alighieri Society’s May English Meeting Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Zoom room opens at 7:00 (link will be sent one day before the event) Presentation begins at 7:30 The Markets of Rome I mercati dei Rioni Romani presented by Jonathan Brandt “La...

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The Dante Alighieri Society of Washington is an official chapter of the Società Dante Alighieri, an international organization headquartered in Rome, Italy. When traveling in Italy, current Washington Chapter members are eligible to receive discounts at many museums...