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10 May 2023
For those traveling to China

Before traveling to China, it is necessary to plan your trip and stay well in advance, making sure you carry out all the necessary procedures in order to obtain an entry visa. To obtain an entry visa in the People’s Republic of China, it is necessary to inquire about the type of visa, the methods […]

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9 May 2023
Welcome to Italy

This section contains useful information for those who intend to come to Italy for tourism, work, investment and study purposes. It is a general picture of our country from a historical-cultural, geographical and institutional point of view. Getting to know Italy Information on institutional Italy, its history and geographical conformation, its economy and the most […]

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30 November 2020
2020 Italian Design Day

The 4th Edition of Italian Design Day will be held on December 4 in Chengdu Tianfu New Area. This event is organized by the Consulate of Italy in Chongqing and Chengdu Management Committee of Tianfu New Area, in collaboration with Tianfu Cultural and Creative City Management Committee. Conceived by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and […]

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24 July 2020
“Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” and “Innovation that speaks Italian” award

Applications are open now for the Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award aimed at Italian researchers and scientists who have made a significant contribution abroad for the promotion of science and technology, thus contributing to the Italian scientific cooperation worldwide. Applications are also open for the award “L’innovazione parla italiano” (Innovation that Speaks Italian) aimed at […]

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19 June 2020
“Estate all’italiana Festival”

“Estate all’italiana Festival” will start on June 21st, with the expected opening concert of the Ravenna Festival featuring the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra with soprano Rosa Feola, conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti; it is a date of great symbolic value, with the presence of important institutional representatives. In addition to coinciding with the day of […]

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11 June 2020
‘FARE CINEMA’ Film Festival – 15-21 June 2020

The third “Fare Cinema” (“Making Cinema”) festival, promoting the Italian film industry, will take place from 15 to 21 June, this year in an entirely online format. 20 June will mark the first ever International Day of Italian Film. During the week, content dedicated to Italian film and professionals in the industry will be available […]

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14 October 2019
Visa request outsourcer change notice

We kindly inform you that starting from October 16th 2019 italian and Schengen visa requests shall be submitted to the new outsourcer VFS. Visa request procedures will not be subjected to any variation. VFS is a service provider, managed by a private company, authorized by the Consulate to receive visa applications. The management, the evaluation […]

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8 October 2019
Sommelier course: “The Italian Way of Wine”

Are you interested in an unique experience to immerse yourself in the world of Italian wine? The first Advanced training course about Italian wine is about to start! The enrollment to the course if officially open. It follows a multidisciplinary approach through diverse and innovative didactic activities, such as virtual tours. It will be set […]

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6 December 2017
Announcement on Worldwide Solicitation of Overall Design Concept Plan for the Construction of Unicorn Island Project

I. Requirements on submission of application materials: 1. If the applicant is a domestic agency, it needs to submit the Business License of Corporate Legal Person, the qualification certificate, the authorization letter entrusted by the legal person and the ID card of the entrusted agent, the company profile, the brief introduction to the main designer […]

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