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29 November 2018
The San Carlo Orchestra in Montreal

Naples’s Teatro San Carlo and its Orchestra, with Conductor Maurizio Agostini, held a concert in Montreal, at the Maison Symphonique, one of the world’s most prestigious temples of music. The programme included the performance of some of the most famous arias of the Italian music tradition and a special homage to Gioachino Rossini, whose 150th anniversary of his […]

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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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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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22 November 2018
Uganda: a meal for 2,500 refugees to celebrate the ‘Week of Italian Cuisine’

The ‘Week of Italian Cuisine in the World’ does not only showcase the excellence of our Country’s agri-food products but is also an opportunity to help those in need. Therefore, as part of the initiatives scheduled for the Week, the Italian Embassy in Uganda organised a Day in favour of the refugees hosted in the […]

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21 November 2018
Fence around the Italian Embassy in Yerevan displays work by De Meo​

The fence around the Italian Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia, is now displaying an installation by Carlo De Meo, who has chosen to exhibit his work not inside the offices of the diplomatic mission but outside, so as to enable any passer-by to appreciate it. To celebrate the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the […]

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21 November 2018
Tunis showcases a combination of classical tradition and contemporary artistic research

The MAXXI Collection has become an ambassador of dialogue between peoples and an instrument of cultural diplomacy because art can build bridges to overcome isolationisms and nationalisms. The exhibition “Classic Reloaded.Mediterranea”, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, director of MAXXI Arte, together with Eleonora Farina, running from 29 November to 31 January 2019, will bring to the […]

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20 November 2018
Buenos Aires: the Aphrodite of Capua on display for three months.

​​Buenos Aires: the Aphrodite of Capua on display for three months. For three months, the Aphrodite of Capua will welcome the visitors of the Buenos Aires National Museum of Fine Arts in its main hall. The Argentinian Minister for Culture, Pablo Avelluto, took part in the opening ceremony together with the Italian Ambassador, Giuseppe Manzo, […]

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