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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

English Language Meeting – May 11, 2022

When: May 11, 2022Speaker/Performer: John LentiWhere: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Il Mondo Italiano del Liuto About the PresentationIn the Renaissance, as Italian became the international language of European art music,...

Italian Language Meeting – April 27, 2022

When: April 27, 2022Speaker: Annalisa BellerioWhere: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Raphael: The Boy Prodigy of the Renaissance / Raffaello : Il Ragazzo prodigio del Rinascimento About the Speaker: Annalisa Bellerio is an Italian...

Annual General Meeting – April 13, 2022

When: April 13, 2022Speaker: Board of DirectorsWhere: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1501 32nd Ave. S, Seattle 98144Topic: Annual General Meeting Our English Meeting on Wednesday, April 13 is our Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Information about the meeting will be...

Special Presentation – March 23, 2022

When: March 23, 2022Speaker: Dr. Steven NovekTopic: The Life of Dante and La Divina Commedia Location: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. Click here to see a recording of the presentation. About the...

English Language Meeting – March 9, 2022 (Online)

When: March 9, 2022Speakers:  Giuseppe Tassone, Director, Dante Alighieri Italian Language Program with Language Program StudentsTopic: DantedìLocation: Online ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  REGISTER HERE Social “hour” begins at 7 pm. Presentation begins at 7:30...

English Language Meeting – February 23, 2022 (Online)

When: February 23, 2022Speaker: Fr. Tom Lucas, SJTopic: Dancing with the Darkness:  Art in the time of PlagueLocation: Online Advanced registration is required. Click here to register. The Social “hour” begins at 7 pm. Presentation begins at 7:30 About the Speaker:...

English Language Meeting – February 9, 2022 (Online)

When: February 9, 2022Speaker: Arnie Millan, Esquin Wine MerchantsTopic: Essentials of Italian WineLocation: Online 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...

Italian Language Meeting, January 26, 2022 (Online)

When: January 26, 2022Speaker: Prof. Sergio Mauro, former Professor at UNESP in Sao Paolo, BrazilTopic: La missione del dotto nella letteratura italiana:  Dante, Calvino e Umberto EcoLocation: Online Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration...

English Language Meeting, January 12, 2022 (Online)

When: January 12, 2022Speaker: Janet and John LenartTopic: Traveling in Italy during the Pandemic Longtime Dante members, Janet and John Lenart, have spent much of the fall in Italy, visiting friends and traveling around. They'll make a short presentation on their...

Festa di Natale – December 8, 2021

DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF WASHINGTONpresents the return of theFESTA di NATALE POTLUCKDecember 8, 20216:00-8:30 PMSt Clement's Church1501 32nd Ave S., Seattle 98144 WE HAVE HAVE REACHED OUR CAPACITY LIMIT FOR THE FESTA.WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT ANY MORE RESERVATIONS....

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 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌...

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...