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15 July 2024
Davide GIGLIO, new Ambassador of Italy to the Philippines

I take up today my post as Ambassador of Italy to the Philippines with secondary accreditations in the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. Since 1998 in posts in Rome and overseas, I have been contributing to the development of increasingly close relationships between Italy and Asian countries in […]

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11 July 2024
New InvestinItaly website and Investor Visa for Italy Program.

Please be advised that the new official website, a comprehensive portal showcasing the primary investment opportunities in Italy, is now online. By visiting the site, it is possible to access detailed fact sheets on 13 strategic sectors of the Italian national economy, along with essential information on bureaucratic requirements and nationwide incentives. The site […]

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11 July 2024
“Musei Italiani,” the new application of the Ministry of Culture.

The Ministry of Culture has unveiled the “Musei Italiani” application, designed to provide users with detailed information on cultural venues in the national museum system and enable them to purchase admission tickets without intermediary fees. The application offers information in Italian and English on 406 Italian museums and archaeological parks, using geo-location to help visitors […]

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24 June 2024
Festival “The Embassy of Italy meets the Youth of Tondo”

Begun in November 2023 and concluded on June 1, 2024, “The Embassy of Italy Meets the Youth of Tondo” festival was held in collaboration with Father Giovanni Gentilin’s Canossa-Tondo Children’s Foundation, Inc. and with the support of various sponsors, under the auspices of Manila City Hall and the Manila Department of Tourism, Culture and Arts […]

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19 June 2024
78th anniversary of the Italian Republic Day

On the occasion of the June 2 celebrations, this year the Embassy of Italy in the Philippines organized the “Italian Republic Day 2024 Celebration” festival, consisting of 8 events held between May 25 and June 9, 2024. The celebrations were enhanced by the publication of a special insert, released on June 2, summarizing the most […]

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14 June 2024
Adjustment on visa fees

Following the recent amendments to Article 16 (paras. 1, 2 and 2a) of Regulation (EC) 810/2029 (Community Code on Visas), as of 11 June 2024, the fee for Schengen visas is increased from EUR 80 to EUR 90 (for applicants aged six years or more and less than twelve, the fee is increased from EUR […]

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17 May 2024

DEADLINE: JUNE 14th 2024, 2 P.M. (CET – Central European Time)   The Embassy of Italy in Manila is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) has issued the call for applications for scholarships for foreign students and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the Academic Year 2024-2025. Scholarships […]

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13 March 2024
Contributions to entities and associations for training and refrescher courses for Italian language teachers in local schools (chapter 2619/3, 2024)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) informs that foreign and private schools, no-profit organization/association, regulated by local law and operating within the jurisdiction of each consular district, may apply for contributions for training and refresher courses for local teachers of Italian language. These contributions are aimed at promoting the Italian language and […]

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6 March 2024
Prizes and Grants to the translation of literary and scientific works (including digital format) and to the production, dubbing or subtitling in foreign languages of short films, feature films and television series – CALL FOR 2024

The call for applications for Prizes and Grants for the distribution of Italian books through the translation into foreign language of literary and scientific works (also on digital support) and for the production, dubbing and subtitling of short films and feature films and television series has been published.   TYPES OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVES: Publishers, translators, […]

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29 February 2024
Contributions for training and refresher courses for Italian language teachers working in foreign universities (chap.2619/3 – 2024)

In the effort to promote Italian language and culture, the MAECI (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation) offers to foreign public and private universities the opportunity to apply for contributions for training and refresher courses for teachers of Italian language working in foreign universities. The contributions are intended to cover only a portion of […]

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