Living in Bangkok and want to connect with other Italian families? Welcome to BimBi Italiani.
BimBi Italiani is a project developed by the expat Italian community to promote Italian language, culture and traditions among children and families and to provide a point of growth, training, and cultural exchange between Italy and the abroad.
Through BimBi Italiani, children and youth cultivate their roots, make new friends, and develop a sense of Italian identity. Through BimBi Italiani, non-Italian children learn about Italian arts, culture and traditions. BimBi Italiani is a non-profit Cultural Association headquartered in Italy, with a global network of over 1,500 families. In Thailand BimBi Italiani has a community of 220+ families.
BimBi Italiani’s projects strive to:
- Promote Italian culture, language, and traditions amongst Italian and non-Italian children and youth.
- Develop phonetic and linguistic skills through innovative, interactive, experimental, and artistic, workshops and activities.
- Develop a sense of Italian community.
- Stimulate inter-cultural and social exchange between Italy and the countries hosting them
- Promote access to Italian educational materials abroad.
BimBi Italiani in Thailand
Established in 2019, BimBi Italiani in Thailand has a network of over 260 families of Italian and mixed-Italian children. Main activities include:
- Monthly events to promote Italian culture and celebrate Italian festivities
- Imparando L’Italiano: Weekly Italian Language laboratory courses
- Extracurricular courses based on Italian arts and culture including Italian Cooking Courses and the CREO CREO cultural, creative labs focus inspired by Munari’s children’s laboratories and Malaguzzi’s Reggio Emilia approach
- Solidarity Projects like the “Christmas Boxes”
- Procurement of Italian Books and Materials
BimBi Italiani’s activities in Thailand are also opened to non-Italians, interested to learn about Italian culture. If you are interested to learn more about BimBi Italiani in Thailand you can write to: [email protected]
BimBi Italiani Global Activities
BimBi Italiani also has a global network of over 1600 families across Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Oceania. Global projects and activities include:
- Attacchiamo Bottone: live conferences focusing on issues related to the growth and development of Italian children living abroad.
- Amici di Penna “Pen Pals”: children around the globe connect with one another by sending letters, drawings, postcards etc…
- Nonnolandia and the stories and fairy tales’ series like Zio Giuseppe and Le Mille e una Fiaba
BimBi Italiani also has a global network of affiliated partners offering services to BimBi Italiani members at discounted prices. If you want to partner with BIMBI ITLALIANI, recreate a BimBi Italiani community or become a BimBi Italiani member please contact: E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.bimbiitaliani.com