What we're about
Welcome = BENVENUTI ★ ITALIANISSIMO ♥ is all about catching up with like minded passionate lovers of all things Italian - whether that be to enjoy the food, gelato, pizza or language.
Whether you wish to learn/perfect Italian or simply enjoy connected with lovers of Italy/Italian culture enjoying Italian hot chocolate, delicacies both savoury and sweet - here's your opportunity to join ITALIANISSIMO ★ It's a Meetup for people interested in ★ Learning to Speak Italian if inspired to do so or simply an opportunity to hang out with others who appreciate the Italian culture as much as you do ★ Italian Conversation is possible at events as there will be 2 groups - an English speaking one and an Italian speaking one. ★ Join likeminded others that appreciate all that the Italian culture has to offer - whether that be visits to an Italian 'gelateria' or 'pasticceria' or to a cultural event such as an Italian concert or festival or at a café offering Italian hot chocolate on the menu - JOIN US! We'll even get together for great events like Sculpture by the Sea - an event where we can walk, talk and make new friends or chat to current ones as we take in the best Sydney has on offer - you can choose to talk in Italian during the walk or join our English speakers. The groups tend to have almost equal numbers in them so the choice is yours. I mingle with both and enjoy getting to know you all. Knowing how to speak Italian is optional, enthusiasm for all things Italian is the glue that connects all members here!
My name is Enza - I love all things ITALIAN - I speak Italian & for 30+ years have been passionately sharing my love of the Italian language and culture as a Teacher, Organiser and more - Apart from Italian being the language of my heritage, there's more to speaking Italian than just formally learning the language - there's the rich culture to enjoy whether one speaks the language or not and that's why I created this group - to bring together people who look forward to enjoying the Italian culture with likeminded 'amici' - friends.
★ Italian Language and Culture ★ People Who Love to Speak Italian or mingle with like minded lovers of the Italian culture and eat, drink and be merry the Italian way ★ Italian Language is an option - at meetups you can speak English or Italian - there will be always be 2 groups ★ Italian Concerts from time to time ★ Italian Pasticceria Visits ★ Gelateria Visits ★ Restaurants Get togethers ★ People interested in Speaking Italian or just connecting with like-minded lovers of the Italian Culture ★ Beginners - No Italian ★ Intermediate ★ Advanced ★ ALL WELCOME! Only requirement is a desire to enjoy the Italian culture!
★ Meet ups will be shared with I LOVE ITALY 'amici' (friends) … What better way to speak a language or share the passion of great culinary delights or desserts, coffees, gelato than connecting with likeminded lovers of all thing Italian - we'll be visiting restaurants, patisseries & gelaterias, going on walks and more ★ All 'amici' are welcome at all events, whether you wish to speak Italian or just enjoy connecting with others who appreciate and are as passionate as you about the Italian Culture. If you've recently been to Italy or about to go - what better way to get 1st hand tips or hear great travel stories!
Beautiful Manarola - Cinque Terre in Italy
If you're keen to learn to speak Italian or just connect with like minded lovers of the Italian culture, join us …
I am looking forward to seeing you at an event soon! Ciao Enza xox