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Mon, 19 Aug


Sølvberget Library - first floor

New Italians coming to town

New to Stavanger and Norway? Curious about the city and to know how some aspects of this country work? We invite you to an evening with interesting speakers and useful advice. And pizza, of course! The event is free and open to the public; you just have to RSVP

New Italians coming to town
New Italians coming to town

Time & Location

19 Aug 2024, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sølvberget Library - first floor, Sølvberggata 2, Stavanger

About the event

We organized its first welcome seminar for newly arrived Italians in August 2023. Thanks to the good feedback and the collaboration with the Oslo Comites, we will repeat the initiative this year

You will meet:

My best tips for newcomers. Valentina Casasola moved to Stavanger with her family and a child in August 2021. She will give her best tips to newcomers. Presentation in Italian.

What to do if you get sick?Kirsten M. Myklebust, board member of IKIS, will explain who, what, and where, if you are unfortunate enough to get sick. Presentation in English.

Job opportunities. Maria Mår Johansen from the Stavanger Chamber of Commerce. Presentation in English.

Banking system. Sissel Haarr - SR Bank - will explain how to get a bank account, online/mobile banking services, BankID, and Vipps. The presentation will be in English.

Exploring the fjords. Fabrizio Biolchini has been living in Stavanger for several years. Besides his job, he is a certified tour guide at the Stavanger Tourist Association, the largest outdoor organization in Rogaland. Fabrizio will present hiking tours and various courses. Presentation in Italian.

Honorary Vice Consul. Alessia Galfano, honorary vice consul in Stavanger, will introduce the duties of the honorary consul and delve into the most frequent activities and consul services (e.g., passport renewal). Presentation in Italian.

Comites Oslo. Represents Italian citizens residing in Norway and Island. Promotes social and cultural initiatives to the Italian community abroad. Two representatives from Stavanger will participate in the evening. Presentation in Italian.

The Dante Alighieri Association in Stavanger. President Claudio Visentin will present the association and ongoing activities. Presentation in Italian.

The Italian Cultural Association in Stavanger - IKIS. President Cristiano Camatel will present the association and ongoing activities. Presentation in Italian.


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