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d Benvenuti!

Whether you are planning the trip of a lifetime, or you need to brush up your Italian for business, exams, or pleasure; or simply want a taste of Italy’s wonderful language, history and culture, the Dante Alighieri Society Sydney is the place for you. We offer Italian courses (online or in person), tailored Italian lessons or online Italian lessons, and a very successful book club. We are also at the centre of a vibrant cultural community: stay in touch with us and discover our exciting events in Sydney!


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The master of Italian language , Dante, against the background of a representation of his literary masterpiece

d A few words about us 

The Dante Alighieri Society Sydney is the oldest Italian cultural institute in Australia. It was founded in 1896 by Dr Tommaso Fiaschi, an eminent Italian who migrated to Australia in the late 1800s.

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d Ready to Learn Italian?

Whether you're gearing up for a journey to Italy or aiming to enhance your proficiency in conversing with Italian-speaking colleagues or friends, our dynamic, conversation-focused courses are designed to equip you for success.

d Events

We organise conferences, film screenings, round tables, historical insights, theatrical readings, and much more, providing a platform to discuss and explore relevant issues in history, culture and current events.

Amelia Rosselli, il volo di una "libellula"
Amelia Rosselli, il volo di una "libellula"
26 Feb 2024, 7:00 pm AEDT
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d Book Club

Dal Novembre 2020 ci riuniamo ogni due settimane circa in Zoom Call in orario preserale per discutere, commentare e a volte criticare i libri che decidiamo di leggere insieme. Scegliamo scrittrici e scrittori contemporanei, più o meno noti, e li invitiamo a partecipare al nostro incontro finale. Intervengono assai volentieri e per noi è davvero arricchente ed emozionante scambiare le nostre opinioni con chi ha scritto il testo che abbiamo appena letto.

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