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Kolkata, “Victoria Memorial Hall”
Kolkata, “Victoria Memorial Hall”

News and Press Releases

Farnesina Collection in Kolkata03/06/2019

The Farnesina (the name of the building hosting the Headquarters of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is home to an important colloection of contemporary art. The Farnesina collection is made up of more than 430 artworks and over 200 artists, for an insured market value exceeding 20 million euros. The collection spans from Futurism to the Transavangu...

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Italy in the fifth edition of BGBS02/15/2019

In the 5th year of the Bengal Global Business Summit 2019 Italy is participating as a partner country for the third time in a row, with the presence of the Italian Ambassador Mr. Lorenzo Angeloni. Delegates from two different areas of Italy have attended - Lombardy and Caserta. Mr. Fabrizio Sala, Vice President of Lombardy region and Minister for Research, Innovation,...

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Italy represented in last Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival01/22/2019

Ambassador Angeloni has joined the last edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival taking part in an interesting session, together with the famous columinist and novelist Shobhaa De, moderated by Oindrilla Dutt. Ambassado Angeloni has discused his career as a writer and has presented his book "Behind my scenes" recently published in India.

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Public notice for sponsorship of National Day01/22/2019

The Embassy of Italy in New Delhi, the Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai and the Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata, wish to celebrate the Italian National Day with three parallel events which will be held at New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata on 15th March, 2019, in remembrance of the proclamation of the Unification of Italy on 17th March, 1861. Italian institutions...

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Opening of 29 new drop boxes pan-india for applying for visa to Italy01/22/2019

In order to facilitate the collection of Visa applications from locations far from the VFS Centers, the Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata is pleased to inform that, starting from today, Visa applicants for Italy can submit their applications at one of the new 29 VFS drop boxes located throughout India.VFS drop boxes are for applicants who are not required...

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