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Diplomatic Network
8 February 2019
A dense programme of events to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Italy-Serbia relations

The year 2019 is very important for relations between Italy and Serbia and “must be celebrated in the best possible way”. With these words, the Italian Ambassador to Serbia, Carlo Locascio, together with the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute Davide Scalmati, presented the initiatives developed to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the two Countries’ diplomatic […]

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Diplomatic Network
7 February 2019
The Year of Leonardo in Chile, a contest to fly to Florence

The Year of Leonardo, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of the Italian Renaissance genius in 2019, is the fulcrum of a number of initiatives launched by the Italian Embassy in Santiago. After a big event organised at the Embassy on 26 January to present all the activities that will be offered by Brand Italy […]

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Diplomatic Network
18 December 2018
Italy present at Design Creativity Month in China

The Milan Polytechnic participates in the Creativity Month opened at the Jinsha Ecool Park, the Design District of Chongqing, in China. The Ecool Park, located in a decommissioned factory, is an enormous complex dedicated to creative industries in the perspective of becoming the major design district in all of Southwest China. It houses exhibition spaces, […]

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Diplomatic Network
15 November 2018
A showcase in Vienna for Amatrice’s firms

The Italian Embassy and the city of Vienna opened the historic rooms of Villa Metternich to host several agricultural firms, mainly coming from the area of Amatrice. This gave them the opportunity to present their products of excellence to the Austrian press and other professionals in the sector. The evening was organised thanks to the […]

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Diplomatic Network
14 November 2018
A contest between two chefs kicks off the ‘Week of Italian Cuisine’ in ​Madrid

A contest between two Michelin star-winning chefs, Italy’s Niko Romito and Spain’s Ángel León, in the preparation of pasta, the star ingredient of Italian cuisine, kicked off the Week of Italian Cuisine in Spain at the Italian Embassy in Madrid. The Italian Ambassador Stefano Sannino said: “This event is the best way of leveraging the contribution […]

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Diplomatic Network
13 November 2018
Campaign launched to showcase small Italian towns to American tourists

A promotional campaign was launched to get American tourists better acquainted with Italy’s small historical towns: those 279 boroughs that extol the beauty of Italy and in which to enjoy panoramas, monuments and history but also the pleasures of the table. The campaign was launched by the Italian Embassy in Washington in partnership with the […]

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Diplomatic Network
9 November 2018
‘Italia Amore mio’, Made in Italy showcase held in Osaka

“Italia Amore mio”, a showcase of Made in Italy products, was held in Central Osaka recently. Other cultural events with performers from Italy took place at the same time. The event was organised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo, in association with the Italian Embassy, the Consulate, the Italian Trade Agency (ICE) and […]

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Diplomatic Network
24 October 2018
Copenhagen, Seminar on language and human capital

“Without human capital, every other capital is worthless,” said Italian Ambassador in Copenhagen, Luigi Ferrari, on opening the seminar “Business in Society. Human capital training and growth: innovative opportunities and models for sustainable development”, which was hosted at the Italian Cultural Institute in Copenhagen as part of the celebrations of the 18th Week of the Italian Language […]

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19 October 2018
Screening of the docu-film “Italy in a Day”

The Italian Culture and Community Center in Houston is scheduled to host the screening of Gabriele Salvatores’ documentary film “Italy in a Day” (2014) on 25 October.  The film is a puzzle of small pieces of daily life in Italy filmed by ordinary people with their own smartphones.   The documentary film offers a cross-section […]

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19 October 2018
Surfing the sweet sounding Italian sea: the Net keeps you afloat

The humanities department of the Rio de Janeiro State University organised a seminar to mark the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World. The event , which ran from 17 to 18 October, was entitled ” Navigando nel dolce mare italiano: la rete ti aiuta a non naufragare” (Surfing the sweet  sounding Italian […]

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19 October 2018
​Italian 2.0: how the Net is changing the way we read and write

The Italian Cultural Institute in Zurich hosted a lecture on 18 October, to mark the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World.   Prof. Massimo Palermo of the University for Foreigners of Siena, delivered a lecture entitled “Italiano 2.0: come la rete sta cambiando il nostro modo di leggere e scrivere i testi” […]

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19 October 2018
​Mamma mia, what kind of language do Italians speak today?

This is the title of a lecture which the Italian Cultural Institute in Montreal organized on 17 October at Montreal University during the 18th Week of the Italian Language in the World.   Annamaria Testa, a communication and creativity expert, delivered a lecture that provided the audience with food for thought on a phenomenon which […]

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