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6 November 2018
​Performance art by Michelangelo Pistoletto in Santiago

Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto made it a point to personally open his ‘poor art’ exhibition in Santiago as part of the Contemporary Art Day organised by the Italian Embassy and Cultural Institute in Santiago. The works by Maestro Pistoletto, now hosted at the Contemporary Art Museum (MAC) of Santiago, focus on turning the individual into an […]

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6 November 2018
Sudan: Italy in action against malnutrition

Italy confirms to be the champion of the struggle against malnutrition in Sudan. A meeting with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation organised by the Italian Embassy in Khartoum aimed to close ranks between the donors to the “SUN- Scaling Up Nutrition” project to tackle the primary causes of malnutrition through the joint action of […]

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6 November 2018
Mittel Cinema Fest

 The 16th edition of the MittelCinemaFest, the Central European Italian Cinema Festival, kicked off in several cities with a varied selection of the best films released in Italy in 2018. Thanks to the cooperation between the Italian Cultural Institute in Budapest and the Istituto Luce Cinecittà, which has long been committed to promoting Italian Cinema around […]

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6 November 2018
Mittel Cinema Fest

Al via la XVI edizione del MittelCinemaFest, Festival Centro Europeo del Cinema Italiano che, anche nel 2018, porta in varie città una selezione variegata dei migliori film usciti quest’anno in Italia. Grazie alla collaborazione tra l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Budapest e l’Istituto Luce Cinecittà, che da anni si impegna per promuovere il Cinema italiano […]

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5 November 2018
​The USA return archaeological artefacts to Italy

The restitution to Italy of three artefacts of Greek epoch – a vase for oils and unguents, a wine jug and a food bowl – recovered by American authorities in the United States, the world’s major market for smuggled Italian works of art, offered the opportunity to renew the Memorandum of Understanding to combat the […]

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5 November 2018
Italian cuisine lands in Japan’s e-commerce market

The image of pizza, fettuccine, charcuterie and cheeses, including mozzarella, dominate the Webpage dedicated to Italian food by Rakuten Ichiba, Japan’s major e-commerce platform. The page announces the upcoming “Week of Italian Cuisine”, Italy’s first promotional campaign in Japan’s e-commerce market aimed at highlighting Italian ‘CDO’ (Controlled Designation of Origin) products and spread the spirit […]

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2 November 2018
OSCE workshop on illicit art trafficking

Combating the trafficking of artefacts between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan was the theme of a workshop organised in Ashgabat as part of the OSCE activities to favour the security of borders. The initiative was promoted by the Italian OSCE Chairmanship and was attended by experts and delegations from the two Countries concerned in addition to British […]

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31 October 2018
The ‘Plastic-free Embassy’ initiative kicks off in Oslo

The Italian Minister of the Environment, Sergio Costa, will soon inaugurate the  ‘Plastic-free Embassy’ initiative being implemented in Oslo. In fact, the Italian Ambassador in Norway, Alberto Colella, has already started to raise the personnel’s awareness on reducing the use of unnecessary plastic. The project was launched on social media and was warmly received. Therefore, […]

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31 October 2018
Italian researchers in America engage in favour of longevity

The Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), whose membership counts 4,000 out of the 15,000 Italian researchers operating in this part of America, dedicated its annual congress, which was held in Washington, to the impact of research, economics, artificial intelligence and robotics on longevity. The Congress, which was held at the Italian […]

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31 October 2018
Italian is back on the curricula of Sao Paulo schools

The study of the Italian language is back on the curricula of the schools of the ‘most Italian city outside of Italy’: Sao Paulo in Brazil. The Italian Consul General in Sao Paulo, Filippo La Rosa and the Municipal Councillor for Education, Alexandre Schneider, signed a Protocol of Understanding to put the teaching of the […]

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