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26 April 2018
‘I ​Solisti Veneti’ perform in Washington D.C.

Italian Chamber Orchestra ‘I Solisti Veneti’ hold a concert in Washington DC to celebrate Italy’s Liberation Day Washington D.C. 25 April, 2018 – Famous Italian Chamber Orchestra, “I Solisti Veneti”, performed in Washington D. C. to celebrate Italy’s Liberation Day. Sixteen years after playing at the inauguration of the Italian Embassy, “I Solisti Veneti” played before […]

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26 April 2018
Challenges of Industry 4.0, Italy-Germany Industrial Forum in Prague

The challenges the Czech Republic must face in its path towards Industry 4.0 were at the core of the Industrial Forum of Italy-Germany-Czech Republic held in Prague on 25 April. The common goal was to improve productivity now that the European economy appears to be slowing down. The forum, called “Approaching Industry 4.0: a systemic […]

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26 April 2018
The ‘Quartetto Mediterraneo’ performs in Amman

The concert “The Quartetto Mediterraneo”, an Italian chamber music ensemble, held in Amman was a great success. The Quartet comprises Luca Marziali and Edoardo De Angelis (violin), Roberto Molinelli (viola), Roberto Trainini (cello). They are well-established performers and Conservatory professors. Prof. Paolo Sabbatini, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Amman, organized the recital with […]

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24 April 2018
The ‘Prague Spring’ in 100 photos at the Cultural Institute

Now marking its fiftieth anniversary, the exhibition ‘Prague 1968’ shows black and white photographs of the people in Prague in October 1968, its crowded streets and the leading characters of that ‘Spring’. ‘Prague 1968’ was organised by the Italian Embassy, the Prague Italian Cultural Institute, the Regional Council of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and the Spilimbergo Centre […]

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23 April 2018
A musical evening – “The Myth of Stradivarius”

Villa Berg hosted an exceptional concert on Friday last. The event marked the ending of an exhibition entitled “The Myth of Stradivarius”, hosted by the Russian National Music Museum. Jointly organized by the Russian National Music Museum, the Violin Museum of Cremona and the Fondazione Antonio Stradivari, the exhibition showcased 15 masterpieces by Amati, Guarnieri, […]

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23 April 2018
Bucharest hosts “Italy & Romania – Building together”

Bucharest recently hosted the conference “Italy & Romania – Building together”, co-organised by ICE (the Agency for the Internationalisation and Promotion Abroad of Italian Companies), ANCE (the Italian Association of Private Building Contractors) and OICE (the Italian Trade Association for Engineering and Technical-Economic Consultancy Work), under the patronage of the Italian Embassy in Bucharest. The […]

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23 April 2018
Japan: the ‘I borghi più belli d’Italia’ Association in Tokyo

An event entitled ‘I borghi più belli d’Italia’, organised by the Italian Embassy and the tourist agency ENIT, was held in the Terrada Art Complex, on Tennozu Isle south of Tokyo as part of ‘Italia, amore mio!’, the largest festival dedicated to Italy in Japan, promoted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ). […]

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20 April 2018
70 years later, the remains of Italian torpedoman Carlo Acefalo (1916-1940) are brought back home to Italy

On 18 April 2018, Italian Chief Torpedoman Carlo Acefalo (1916-1940) started on his journey back home.  Born in Monastero Vasco, Acefalo died on the Sudanese Musa Kebir Islet after the Italian submarine Maccalé was sunk during World War II. He had been buried on the Sudanese island until his remains were found a few months ago, […]

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19 April 2018
Third edition of Swing Marathon Tirana-Shkodër, in Albania

The 3rd edition of the Swing Marathon from Tirana to Shkodër, organised by the Hemingway Fan Club Albania with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in Tirana, will take place next 30 April, on International Jazz Day. The Swing Marathon is a full-fledged music marathon featuring 12 hours of non-stop live swing music in […]

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19 April 2018
The “Italian-Thai Friendship Sculpture”

The Italian Embassy will donate a 3-metre-high contemporary sculpture in bronze to the city of Bangkok to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two Countries. The sculpture, entitled “Italian-Thai Friendship Sculpture”, will be situated in Lumpini Park, the capital’s largest park. The sculpture was designed by Komsan Phetsit, the winner of a […]

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