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Consulate General of Italy - Cultural Section

Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Vancouver
500 - 510 West Hastings St.
Vancouver BC  V6B 1L8
Tel.: (++)1-604-688-0809 
Fax: (++)1-604-688-2147

Opening hours:
Mon-Thu: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 2:00 - 4:00 pm 


Dear Members and Friends,

With the month of September, 2014, the activities of the Istituto come to an end. Our offices will cease to exist on September 30th. Nevertheless, a Cultural Office is being opened within the Consulate General in Vancouver, so some of our services will remain active, and a few events will still be organized every year.
We would like to thank all of you who have shown us their support during these 34 years of activity in Vancouver.
If you would like to still receive information on cultural events, please send an email message to or, after October 1st,  

Check our calendar of events for SEPTEMBER 2014 (pdf). 

Also, among the areas that will be affected by these changes, there are our language courses, that should be taken over by a new provider. The beginning of the Fall session will be therefore slightly delayed this year (early October to mid-December), but the courses will retain a similar structure, the same teachers and the same textbooks as before. The schedule for the next session should be finalized by mid-September, when we shall get back to you to inform you of the new procedures for registration.

Stay tuned and keep in touch!


Our SUMMER 2014  session of language courses (click here for info):

  • download our general brochure

  • download the revised pdf flyer for our current Summer session (July-September)  




-Who Is Prometheus?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Who Is Prometheus?

The Istituto, in collaboration with ARPICO, is pleased to present this talk by Dr. Francesco Berna, an archaeologist specializing in the early history of fire use by humans. He will illustrate the archaeological work he is carrying out in South Africa, >>>

Classical music

-Concerto della pianista Cristiana Pegoraro

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Concerto della pianista Cristiana Pegoraro

To celebrate the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Consulate General of Italy, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents a concert by acclaimed Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro, with music by Mozart, >>>



Thursday, September 18, 2014

"Personaggi e persone – Vol. II"

A book launch to present the latest volume by Anna Maria Zampieri Pan, titled “Personaggi e Persone – Vol. II”.The event will be entirely in Italian, with no translation in English.


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