“Italian Family Hospitality” Friends


This page is dedicated to the periodically updated list of friends who have expressed interest in the project “Italian Family Hospitality”. We want to thank them for having expressed evaluations, considerations and suggestions. Do you want to join the group too?


(Updated 06/08/2018)




Mary Wells – Eclectic artist (textile design, production of publications, book design, paper mosaic).

Melissa Muldoon – blog “Studentessamatta” – Organizer of linguistic stays in Italy.

Valter Golfieri – Dock Master – Marina Del Rey, California – youtuber.

Kristi Beisecker – Eclectic artist (graphic designer, writer, musician).

Gary DeMichele – musician: composer, arranger for film, pianist, drummer-percussionist, singer, jazz improviser.

Alli Rath – Artist: painting, drawing, photography, engraving, digital images.

Deborah Sherman – Painter.

Benjamin Hersh – Artist and designer.

Janne Larsen – Artist.

Emily Toder – Poet, translator and archivist.

Gwen Walstrand – Professor Art and Design Department Missouri State University.

Sandra Jean Ceas – Visual artist interdisciplinary addressing social justice issues.

Janel Houton – painter, visual artist, nature and environment (www.janelhouton.com)

Loreal Prystaj – Visual Artist – Fineart Photographer – www.lorealprystaj.com

Melissa Gaudet – Visual Artist.

Michele Waalkes – Artist (mixed media and public art), Curator, Teaching Artist, Adjunct Instructor.

Lisa Taliano – artist: painting and drawing.




Nicole Nigro – Interdisciplinary dance artist based in Toronto, performer, choreographer, educator and workshop facilitator

Cristina Rizzuto – Writer and poet

Mylene Tardif – artist

Johanne Ricard – Photographer and sculptress




Philip Arnott – artist

Keith Wilson – artist




Roberto Di Giulio –  www.stoccolmainitaliano.se – Owner of “Stockholm in Italian” – Tourist guide and teacher of Italian language

Federico PuggioniStockholmania.tours – Italian language tour guide and Italian language teacher

Simone De Marchi – Italian language teacher and President of Goteborg’s “Casa degli Italiani” association. www.casadegliitaliani.se

Carlo Taccola – hotellia.se – President of the Italian Circle of Culture Italiaclub Haninge

Roberto Riva – President of the cultural association and theater group “Varför inte” – Stockholm.




Maarit Kerojärvi – Tour leader, tour leader – Italianopas

Carla Santoro – Cultfinlandia – Online community with the aim of spreading, promoting and supporting the projects of Italian-Finnish culture.




Charlotte Sylvestersen – Editor journalist and web editor

Elena Merli certified tourist guide and founder of  A Spasso Con Elena

Alessandra Sicuro – Italian teacher, journalist and artist from Salento. Websites: Italiaviva | Alessandra Sicuro

Kirsten Rotboll Lassen – artist




Giulia Clori – Youtuber – Language student




Marina Marinoinhetitaliaans.nl – Italian language teacher and translator

Graziella Wobben Furfanelli – www.bellitalia.nl  Italian language teacher and travel promoter in Italy

Tiziana Bardini – Italian language teacher

Laura Giannino – Exploratours Tourist guide

Saskia BalmaekersCiaotutti.nl blogger and promoter of travel in Italy

Tommasina Chirico – Italian language teacher

Astrid de Scheemaker  www.corsoitalia.nl Italian language teacher

Alessandra Murmura – Italian language teacher in Haarlem

Wilfred Ploeg – Translator and trainer of the workshop ‘Cultural differences between the Netherlands and Italy’.

Ellen van den Berg www.italiaanseleshaarlem.nl – Italian language teacher and translator – Italian language school “Parlare”

Elena Giacchini – Italian language teacher

Régine van Pelt – Italian language teacher – language school “Italservices”

Francesca Paulin Italian language teacher and translator – Amicitalia.nl – Network for lovers of Italian language and culture.

Marin Coppen  www.2chiacchiere.nl  Italian language teacher at private school and own domicile

Baccolis – Administrator “Italians in Holland”

Marieke Helmus – freelance filmmaker.




Agnes Marton – Poet




Maria Teresa Baracetti-Garn – Italian language teacher and translator- Wedding Planner for ceremonies in Italy – Munich – www.italienischuebersetzungen.de

Jennifer Rose – Amburgo Manager blog www.wunderbar-italienisch.de

Maurizio Libbi – free journalist (Corriere d’Italia and other Italian and German newspapers), PR Agency Germany-Italy (www.libbi-media.de)

Sibylle Janssen http://www.siabella.de Tourist guide – tourist travel organizer in Italy

Martin Schröer – www.tiamoitalia.de Manager “TIAMOITALIA” – portal on the belpaese in german language

Rossana Giordano – www.italiani-a-lipsia.de – President of the “Italians in Leipzig” association

Josefa Diaz – board of directors of the Italo-German company Karlsruhe

Yvonne Kampe – www.ital-office.de Translation service & Assistance for office management.




Enrica Cianci Conti – Italian language school – Aberdeen – www.italianlanguageaberdeen.co.uk




Aurora Procopio – Blogger – Dublin

Greta Gontero – The blog of Italians in Ireland

Massimiliano Monitillo – Founder of “A walk in Dublin” – Walking tour in Italian – Tour Ireland

Crona Gallagher – poet, printmaker and writer.




Emanuele Licata – Sales and Marketing Specialist – Australian Information Center – Sydney

Chiara Tagnocchetti – Marketing Coordinator – Australian Information Center

Rebecca Law – catholic poet

Sarah Parker – artist

Benjamin Sheppard – artist

Barbara Nell – artist and educator.




Cornelia Marin – painter




Amaia Narvarte Sanz – professional photographer




Anna Neizvestnova – Artist: paper sculpture

Marina Kornilieva – Artist (sculpture) and art teacher.




Diletta Caprilli – Co-founder “Basilico” – Center for the diffusion of Italian language and culture – Nanjing

Maria Luana Pagano – Head of Communication – Shangai.




Simone Currenti – Italian language school Italiakaikan – Italian Center of Fukuoka

Junya Oikawa – digital sound artist, since 2011, he lives/works as guest artist in ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Germany.




Hae Eun Lee – artist




Maria Villanueva – Artist.




Velislava Gecheva – Artist.




Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi – painter.




Mario de Miranda – Artist, Cartoonist & Illustrator.




Mounir Saeed – choreographer, dancer.




Castellanos Reyes Daniel Andres – artist.


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