Perhaps you have seen our “Your Italian Roots” campaign, which gives children and grandchildren of Italian emigrants the opportunity to take advantage of a discount at our school, to allow anyone to return to explore their native language and make a journey into the past of one’s family. One of our very young students, Vanessa, […]
“La porti un bacione a Firenze” (“Send a big kiss to Florence”) is an Italian ballad written in 1937 by Odoardo Spadaro, a florentine songwriter and actor between the 19th and the 20th century.
He wrote this dedication to Florence in which he empathize with all those Italian immigrants who had to leave their home countries, trying to overcome poverty and to make a fortune.
As we often say, Europass is committed to spread Italian language and culture around the world.
But this mission is even more important when it happens to meet students who are children and grandchildren of Italian Immigrants, who come to our country to reconnect with their roots and to learn their ancestors original language.