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Diplomatic Network
23 September 2022
Italian Embassy in Brasilia hosts a concert by violinist Gibboni

As part of the celebrations for the bicentenary of Brazil’s independence, the Italian Embassy in Brasilia promoted and hosted a concert by the young Italian violinist Giuseppe Gibboni, who performed “The Four Seasons” by Vivaldi and “Caprice No. 5” by Paganini. The Italian virtuoso, winner of the prestigious Paganini Prize and indicated by the President […]

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Diplomatic Network
22 September 2022
Uruguay, record number of visitors to the Italy Pavilion at Expo Prado

Italy’s participation in Expo Prado, Uruguay’s most important trade fair, closed with a record number of visitors. From 9 to 18 September, 100,748 people visited the Italy Pavilion set up by the Italian Embassy in Montevideo in partnership with the local Cámara Mercantil Uruguay-Italia and inspired by the “BeIT” campaign developed by the Farnesina and […]

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In detail
20 September 2022
Brazil – Ecorodovias (Gavio Group) wins a new contract

The Gavio Group, through its Brazilian subsidiary EcoRodovias Concessoes e Servicos S.A., has been adjudicated a 30-year concession for the “Lote Noroeste” motorway network after submitting a bid worth 1.236 billion reais (240 million euros). Located in the north-eastern region of the State of Sao Paulo, the network extends over an area 601 kms long […]

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Diplomatic Network
19 September 2022
Buenos Aires: exhibition on architect Francisco Salamone

The Italian Cultural Institute in Buenos Aires inaugurates the exhibition “Francisco Salamone. Astronaves en La Pampa”, with photographs by Enrico Fantoni. The exhibition, displaying the work of this Architect of Italian origin who arrived in Argentina as a child, is hosted in the Institute’s Sala Roma and is scheduled to run until 31 October. In […]

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Diplomatic Network
13 September 2022
​​Brasilia – special edition of “Comunità Italiana” magazine launched

As part of the Italian initiatives to celebrate the Bicentenary of Brazil’s independence, the Embassy of Italy and the Comunità Italiana magazine are producing a special 162-page edition of this bilingual publication. The articles, by distinguished and expert contributors, range from economics to diplomacy, taking in defence, technology and security, history, law, film, music, literature, […]

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Diplomatic Network
13 September 2022
The cooperation between Italy and the Dominican Republic tightens around earthquakes

The Italian Ambassador in Santo Domingo, Stefano Queirolo Palmas, attended a lecture hosted a few days ago at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), titled “Proximity Earthquakes: Lessons on the Role of Vertical Acceleration” delivered by Engineer Armando Simonelli from the University of Sannio (UNI-SANNIO), and chaired by Deputy Rector Radhamés Silverio. The event […]

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Diplomatic Network
7 September 2022
Cuba. Medical aid from Italy for fire emergency.

In the past few days, a load of medical aid was delivered to Cuba to face the emergency caused by the fire at the “Fuel Supertanker” Base in Matanzas. Over two tonnes of medicines, medical equipment and supplies were collected and delivered thanks to a support and solidarity campaign promoted by different actors of the […]

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Diplomatic Network
6 September 2022
The Consulate of Italy in Detroit presents LoveITDetroit: a celebration of Made in Italy in the United States and the Metaverse.

The VI edition of the Italian Design Day was the perfect opportunity for the Consulate of Italy in Detroit to launch the four-year campaign for the promotion of Italian Design in Detroit, the only US UNESCO City of Design. The participation of the internationally renowned Architect and Designer Roberto Palomba as Ambassador of Italian Design in the […]

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Diplomatic Network
1 September 2022
Brasilia, an exhibition on a century of the Embassy’s history

Italian Ambassador to Brazil, Francesco Azzarello, opened “The Italian Embassy in Brasilia. A photographic journey from Rio to the Brazilian Highlands” exhibition held in the Nervi Room at the Embassy. A book featuring the illustrations shown at the exhibition was released to mark the occasion. The Ambassador said “we wanted to use little-known photographs to […]

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Press Releases
24 August 2022
Cuba. Humanitarian transport by the Italian Cooperation in response to the aftermath of the fire in Matanzas on 5 August

In response to the growing humanitarian needs recorded in Cuba following the explosions at the Matanzas thermoelectric power plant, the Italian Cooperation has arranged and organized the delivery of humanitarian aid departing from the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Brindisi. As such, a total of approximately 2.3 tonnes of humanitarian goods (medicines, health […]

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In detail
22 August 2022
Brazil – ​Turin-based INC SpA was adjudicated the biggest Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract ever promoted by the State of Minas Gerais worth approximately 1 billion euros.

Turin-based INC SpA was adjudicated the contract to design, build, and be awarded a 30-year concession for the ring road around Belo Horizonte, the capital of the State of Minas Gerais: the Rodoanel Metropolitano de Belo Horizinte; 70 km possibly plus an additional 30 kms. The tendering process, called by the Government of Minas Gerais […]

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Diplomatic Network
17 August 2022
Italian Cultural Institute in Lima opens doors to the public

The Italian Cultural Institute in Lima is organising a guided visit – scheduled for 27 August – of the building that houses the Institute itself. Built between 1929 and 1930, it is known to be the centre of the Italian community’s cultural life and is recognised as National Cultural Heritage. The guided visit will allow […]

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