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27 August 2018
Busho (Budapest Short) International Short film Festival

The 14th Busho (Budapest Short) International Short Film Festival will be held between 28 August and 2 September. The main goals of Busho have always been to give young film producers a chance to gain publicity and to develop the Central European audio-visual sector, helping to construct new European values. National productions will also be screened, plus […]

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21 August 2018
Ethiopia, the Foreign Ministry allocates 500,000 euros for assistance to displaced persons

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in close coordination with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, has allocated a 500,000-euro financial contribution to tackle the humanitarian crisis in the regions of Gedeo and West Guji, in Ethiopia. The contribution will mainly be used to provide emergency shelters as well as relief material and support to mobile […]

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20 August 2018
Durand de la Penne in Dakar, a minute’s silence for Genoa

A minute of silence was observed on board of the Italian destroyer ‘Luigi Durand de la Penne’ in memory of the victims of the bridge collapse in Genoa. The destroyer arrived in the port of Dakar, the second stop in the 2018 training campaign for officers-in-training of the 2nd class of the Livorno Naval Academy, […]

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14 August 2018
The ‘Festa do Cinema italiano’ hosted in 12 Brazilian cities

This year, the ‘8 e 1/2 Festa do Cinema italiano’, the now traditional Italian film festival held in Brazil in the first week of August and named after the famous film directed by Federico Fellini, featured more than 300 screenings in 12 Brazilian cities, including the best of this year’s Italian film production. The film […]

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10 August 2018
Brazil: opening of the “Sao Francisco na Arte de Maestros Italianos” exhibit

The “Sao Francisco na Arte de Maestros Italianos” exhibit ​opened on August 8 at the Casa FIAT de Culture di Belo Horizonte.It is an initiative of great importance that retraces the iconography of Saint Francis with artwork by Tiziano, Perugino, Orazio Gentileschi, Guido Reni, Guercino, Carracci and Cigoli. The exhibit also includes a virtual visit of the Upper […]

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8 August 2018
Afghanistan: Minaret of Jam exhibition opens at Embassy

An exhibition on the Minaret of Jam, one of the first Afghan sites to be selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has opened at the Italian Embassy in Kabul and will run until 25 August. The exhibition compares three-dimensional documents made during a recent archaeological expedition to the Minaret with photographs taken in the […]

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2 August 2018
Italy-Malaysia Consultations

Bilateral consultations, held today at the Farnesina at the officials level,  confirmed the dynamic phase of the relations between the two Countries. A desire was clearly stated to develop more structured forms of dialogue, as well as to explore the large potential of growth in economic and trade relations. Italy and Malaysia share a commitment […]

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2 August 2018
San Francisco: “La Scuola International School” is given equivalence

There will be an important development in the Italian educational system in the world for the 2018/2019 school year: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) have recognised  “La Scuola International School” in San Francisco the status of equivalence  at preschool and elementary levels.  This school […]

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2 August 2018
Lebanon: concert in the Temple of Bacchus at Baalbeck

​The Temple of Bacchus in the heart of Baalbek, one of the most important, well-preserved archaeological sites in the Middle East, acted as backdrop to a concert organised as part of the Rossini year celebrations in Lebanon by the Embassy of Italy and the Cultural Institute. The concert forms part of the Baalbeck International Festival […]

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30 July 2018
Czech Republic: little cancer patients board Nave Italia on an adventure cruise

Nave Italia, the largest brigantine in the world, is sailing on a new adventure carrying 15 children from the Czech Republic who have recovered from oncological disorders. The ship is scheduled to sail for a short cruise from Livorno on the 31st of July and arrive in Genoa on the 4th of August. During the […]

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