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29 November 2018
The Art of dry-stone walling inscribed in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO

The UNESCO Convention Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage has inscribed “The art of dry-stone walling” in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The transnational candidacy was presented by Italy together with Cyprus, Croatia, France, Greece, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland. The unanimous decision by the 24 States that […]

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28 November 2018
Italian technology to fight cancer in Prague

An experimental structure, ELIMAIA-ELIMED, opened at the physics laboratory in the Academy of Sciences in Prague in association with the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN). The goal is to examine new ways of curing cancer with adrotherapy using particle beams. An Italian delegation attended the opening ceremony, led by Fernando Ferroni, President of […]

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28 November 2018
The Ambassador of Italy visits the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

The Ambassador of Italy to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Armando Varricchio, made an institutional visit to the capital Nassau, where he met Prime Minister Hubert Alexander Minnis, assisted by the Minister of Finance, Marlon Johnson, and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Jack Thompson. The meetings reaffirmed the excellent state of bilateral relations, which this […]

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28 November 2018
Presentation of the book “Italians in Germany

Today the Farnesina hosts the presentation of the book “Italians in Germany”, organised by the Directorate General for Italians Abroad and Migration Policies. The volume is part of the “Italians in Europe” project, which tells the present and past history of the Italian community in key European Countries in a series of photography books, multimedia […]

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28 November 2018
Minister Moavero Milanesi meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia, Milo Cerar

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Moavero Milanesi, last evening received at the Farnesina the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Miro Cerar.  During the meeting, the ministers confirmed the two Countries’ excellent bilateral relations, which have recorded a qualitative leap in the last few months […]

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27 November 2018
​Young diplomats take their oath of office before Minister Moavero

“I swear to be loyal to the Republic, to faithfully respect the Constitution and the laws of the State, and to fulfil the duties of my Office in the interest of the Administration and for the public good”: these were the words uttered today at Villa Madama by the 32 young diplomats attending the course […]

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27 November 2018
“Project Mediterranean: Bridge between Cultures”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Enzo Moavero  Milanesi, opened the Conference entitled: “Project Mediterranean:  Bridge between Cultures”, that was held today in Rome’s LUISS University. The other speakers of the day included Emma  Marcegaglia, the President of the LUISS Guido Carli University, and the Vice President, Professor Paola Severino.

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26 November 2018
The Farnesina hosts a Seminar on International Indices and Reputation

Today the Farnesina hosted a Seminar on the relationship between the image projected by individual Countries and their respective positioning in the principal international rankings, also through a comparison between different national, local and business reputational strategy models. Hinging on the presentation of the “Global attractiveness index 2018’ (GAI), developed by The European House-Ambrosetti, the […]

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26 November 2018
Brasilia: exhibition on Italian painting between the two World Wars

  The exhibition “Classicismo, Realismo, Vanguarda: pintura italiana no entreguerras” opened yesterday evening at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil.  The initiative is the result of the cooperation between the Embassy of Italy to Brasil, the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo and the CCBB.  The exhibition will be on display […]

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23 November 2018
Festival of Italian and Albinian Films from the ’60s to date

The University of Arts of Tirana, in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute, hosted the Schermo a schermo /Ekrane Përballë (Screen to Screen) Festival which screened a selection of films and videos by Italian and Albanian artists from the 1960s to date. If, in Italy, art films mainly have their roots in the ‘60s, in the […]

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