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29 April 2019
The Italian Cultural Institute in Barcelona hosts ​”The Story of Italian Science – Graphene”

To commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the ​death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Cultural Institute in Barcelona has kicked off a programme of events entitled, “The Story of Italian Science in the World.” The first of these, held at the Casa de la Convalescencia at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, was dedicated to graphene, […]

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26 April 2019
Capucci’s creations take centre stage in ‘La Moda Proibita’ in Bratislava

The long-awaited documentary “La Moda Proibita. Roberto Capucci e il futuro dell’Alta Moda” was screened at the Kino Lumiere in Bratislava. The screening was organised by the Italian Cultural Institute and was presented by the director himself. His documentary pieces together a nuanced portrait of the stylist famed for his sculptural gowns from a series of conversations, anecdotes and events. At the […]

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26 April 2019
Big success in Brazil for an exhibition on the depiction of Saint Francis of Assisi in art

One of the top 100 most visited exhibitions of 2018: an outstanding achievement marking the recent close of the touring exhibition at the FAAP University of Sao Paulo, entitled “Saint Francis in the Art of Italian Masters”, which had opened on 8 August 2018 at Casa Fiat in Belo Horizonte. A total of 215,000 visitors […]

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26 April 2019
“The Year of Leonardo da Vinci” kicks off in Beijing​

The rich programme of initiatives organised in China by the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Beijing, to mark the 500th Anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci has kicked off. The first event is “Leonardo Week” and it began on 15 April concomitantly to the “Italian Research Day in the World.” […]

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26 April 2019
Travelling across Eritrea and Ethiopia

A project entitled “Passaggio in Eritrea ed Etiopia” ( Passage to Ethiopia and Eritrea) offers a  journey across Ethiopia and Eritrea, recounting two countries that after years of war finally started a reconciliation process, which led to the signing of a historic peace deal. The project, curated by Antonio Politano, photographer and journalist, along with […]

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24 April 2019
Dortmund: Consulate open to the arts

Italy’s Consulate in Dortmund is open for Italians who would be interested in exhibiting their art work: paintings, literature and music. The Consulate has invited interested fellow countrymen to send by mail or email a portfolio with their creations to verify the possibility of exhibiting them in the halls of the Consulate. At present on the […]

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24 April 2019
Prague hosts the presentation of “Operation Gran Sasso”

The Italian Cultural Institute in Prague has celebrated International Book Day with the presentation of a translation into Czech of “Free the Duce – Gran Sasso 1943, the True Story of Operation Gran Sasso” (“Osvobod’te Duceho!”) by the Italian historian and journalist, Marco Patricelli. The book, which the documentary film “Free the Duce”, produced by […]

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24 April 2019
St Petersburg hosts an exhibition on Pompeii

The exhibition ‘Gods, Men, Heroes. From the Naples National Archaeological Museum and the Archaeological Park of Pompeii’ opened at the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. The event was promoted by the Italian Embassy in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute in St Petersburg. Michajl Pjotrovskij, director of the State Hermitage Museum, called it “a […]

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23 April 2019
Italian photographer participates in the International Photography Festival in Osaka

Paolo Pellegrin’s photographic exhibition entitled ‘Antarctica’ is showcased at Osaka’s “Kyotographie” International Photography Festival thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in Osaka. The exhibition is the result of a work the Italian photographer conducted in cooperation with a NASA expedition to document the impact of climate change on the Antarctic. Pellegrin, Rome-born […]

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23 April 2019
ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development: Italy’s role

The Forum on Financing for Development was held over three days at the UN headquarters in New York. It examined the state of progress of the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Abeba Action Agenda and ended with the approval of the outcome document. The outcome document was completed thanks to the work carried out in negotiations in the […]

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