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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
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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27 July 2018
Washington: Italy participates in the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

The Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armando Varricchio represented Italy at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom organised by the United States Department of State on 25-26 July. The Meeting, chaired by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, was also attended by Vice President  Mike Pence and by the President’s Senior Advisor Jared Kushner,  in addition […]

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24 July 2018
The contribution of the Foreign Ministry to the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan

The Foreign Ministry’s contribution  to preserving Afghanistan’s archaeological treasures The contribution of the Foreign Ministry to the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, which has again been renewed for 2018, will be allocated to training Afghan archaeological experts and financing their field research. The mission, which has been operating in the Country since 1957, is directed […]

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20 July 2018
Armenia-Italy: the opera Arshak II on stage in Yerevan

Yerevan stages the opera Arshak II, written in 1868 in Italian and Armenian by Tigran Tchoukhajian, following the Italian 19th century “Grand opera” tradition (Rossini, Bellini, and the first operas by Verdi). Arshak II is the first Armenian opera and, more generally, the first in the cultural musical history of the East. The opera is […]

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17 July 2018
MeerKAT telescope inaugurated in South Africa

The MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated a few days ago in the Karoo desert, in South Africa. MeerKAT is an integral part of the multinational project Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in which Italy participates in an active and qualified manner. The inaugural ceremony was held in the presence of the Vice President of the Republic […]

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