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11 July 2024

The Ministry of Culture has launched the application Musei Italiani, which brings together and networks Italy’s national museums. Musei Italiani provides several services, including geo-localisation of the museum, its location in relation to the visitor and access to a digital ticketing platform. New features are also being developed, such as recommended itineraries, audio- and video-guide […]

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9 July 2024

Icon – Italian Culture on the Net is a consortium of 14 Italian universities that has been promoting Italian language and culture worldwide through e-learning and new technologies since 1999. The Consortium offers 10 semester scholarships to partially cover the fees for self-study enrollment in the first semester of the first year of the Degree […]

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3 July 2024
Join our courses for Term 3

Dive into the Italian Language from beginners to intermediate levels! Term 3 calendar published at this link. For any other inquires contact us at

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13 June 2024
Learning at the Alla Scala Museum – educational project 2023/2024

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration with Teatro alla Scala in Milan, presents a proposal for content selected from the Museo Teatrale alla Scala, accessible remotely through designated digital tools. These initiatives target educators, families, and students, particularly young people, and are specifically designed for: 1) nursery schools, 2) primary schools, […]

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7 June 2024
New update of the mobile video game ‘ITALY. Land of Wonders’

Following the launch’s success of the game in 2021, the new version of ‘ITALY. Land of wonders‘ is now available for the latest operating systems and can be downloaded free of charge from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Both the video game and the related webpage are available in 11 languages: Italian, English, French, […]

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7 June 2024
Presentation of the books ‘Pimpa viaggia in Italia’ and ‘Mille meraviglie in blu’ at Footscray and Brunswick South Primary Schools

In June, coinciding with the start of the third school term, the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne will reach the bilingual Italian-English primary schools of Footscray and Brunswick South to deliver copies of ‘Pimpa viaggia in Italia’ and ‘Mille meraviglie in blu’. These two special editions were specifically produced for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation by Franco Cosimo Panini and Edizioni Piemme-Mondadori Libri, with the aim of promoting […]

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7 June 2024
Concert ‘The Great Italian Opera as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage’

On Friday 7 June, Italy will celebrate the recent inscription of the Art of Opera Singing in the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list with a special event at the Arena di Verona. The concert, realised by the Italian Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Arena di Verona Foundation and RAI, will gather some of the best international opera singers on the same stage. The program will retrace […]

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4 June 2024
National Day of Italy 2024. Celebrations in Hobart (Tasmania): Di Sabatino Trio’s First Australian Performance!

The Italian Cultural Institute in Melbourne and the Consulate General of Italy in Melbourne hosted a spectacular event at the Royal Theatre in Hobart, featuring the first Australian performance of the Di Sabatino Trio in celebration of the Italian Republic Day. Di Sabatino Trio (Paolo Di Sabatino on piano, Simone Sulpizio on double bass, Glauco […]

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30 May 2024
National Day of Italy 2024. Celebrations in Melbourne

We thank our sponsors and institutional partners for contributing to an unforgettable National Day of Italy enriched by an outstanding performance by Mario Biondi. A special thanks to Ambassador Paolo Crudele, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of Victoria, Nick Staikos, to the Leader of the Opposition of Victoria, John Pesutto, to Senator Raff Ciccone, to […]

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29 May 2024
CALL FOR PREMIO ITALIA 2024 – Italian and books: the world between the lines

The competition is aimed at students at Australian universities who meet the requirements specified in the attached notice, and who will be engaged in the production of papers of various kinds in Italian. The theme launched this year by MAECI for the XXIV Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo is “Italian and books: the world […]

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