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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:

  • 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 2022

DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF WASHINGTONpresentsFESTA di NATALE POTLUCKDecember 14, 20216:00-8:30 PMSt Clement's Church1501 32nd Ave S., Seattle 98144 For our December 14 meeting, we plan on holding our traditional potluck Festa di Natale, with good food, wine, sparkling...

English Language Meeting, January 11, 2023 (Online)

When: January 11, 2023Speaker: Donald De Santis, Dante Member and Lecturer, Azamara CruisesTopic: The Many Cultures of Southern Italy Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society mailing list. The...

Italian Language Meeting, January 25, 2023 (Online)

When: January 25, 2023Speaker: Prof. Sergio Mauro, former Professor at UNESP in Sao Paolo, BrazilTopic: Il nuovo populismo mediaticoLocation: Online Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society...

English Language Meeting – February 8, 2023 (Online)

When: February 8, 2022Speaker: Heather Stoven, OSU Extension Service - Yamhill CountyTopic: Olives in the New World: An Agricultural perspectiveLocation: Online Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri...

Italian Language Meeting, February 22, 2023 (Online)

When: February 22, 2023Speaker: Elizabetta Valentini, Germán RodríguezTopic: Seattle-Perugia Sister City: The Migration ProjectLocation: Online Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society mailing...

English Language Meeting – March 8, 2023 (Online)

When: March 8, 2023Speakers:  Giuseppe Tassone, Director, Dante Alighieri Italian Language Program with Language Program StudentsTopic: DantedìLocation: Online Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri...

Italian Language Meeting, March 22, 2023 (Online)

When: March 22, 2023Speaker: Mario CazzantiTopic: Ravenna and  the Perpetual Reading  of Dante's Comedy Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society mailing list. There will be a “social hour”...

Annual General Meeting – April 12, 2023

When: April 12, 2023Speaker: Board of DirectorsWhere: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Annual General Meeting Our English Meeting on Wednesday, April 12 is our Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Information about the meeting will be...

Announcements

Festa Italiana Quiz 2022

2022 Festa Italiana Quiz For the last several years, Domenico Minnotti has prepared a Quiz for the Dante Alighieri Society's booth at Festa Italiana. This year, the quiz focuses on interesting and little know facts about Italian cuisine. The Quiz will be available at...

Italian Classes Begin October 4

Italian Classes Resume October 4 by Giuseppe Tassone The 38th school year of the Italian Language Program at the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington resumes on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022. There is not a better time to start or advance your learning in our Italian...

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...

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 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌...