Istituto Di Cultura - Dublino

Cultural events

Leonardo, the gentle genius: exhibition for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death
"Leonardo, the gentle genius": exhibition for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's deathWednesday, September 04, 2019 → Thursday, September 26, 2019

2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, the great Renaissance master and polymath. The exhibition Leonardo. Il genio gentile, created by Stefano Baldi and first launched in the Embassy of Italy in Sofia, provides a captivating overview of Leonardo’s life and works, from the key innovat...

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Concetto La Malfa - More than 30 years in publishing at the service of the Italian community in Ireland
Concetto La Malfa - More than 30 years in publishing at the service of the Italian community in Ireland Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Concetto La Malfa, living in Ireland since 1965, has devoted over three decades to journalism and writing, as a correspondent for the Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport and for the radio station RTL 102.5, covering the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland. He is the founder/editor of Italia Stampa (1983-2014) a periodical...

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Dublin Theatre Festival // Pasolini's 'Salò' Redubbed - adaptation by Dylan Tighe
Dublin Theatre Festival // Pasolini's 'Salò' Redubbed - adaptation by Dylan TigheThursday, September 26, 2019 → Saturday, October 05, 2019

A live redubbing of Pier Paolo Pasolini's controversial 1975 film Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, Pasolini’s Salò Redubbed daringly transposes Pasolini’s notorious final film to Ireland. This radical adaptation by Dylan Tighe explores the beliefs and values behind ‘coercive confinement&rsqu...

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Lunedì al Cinema // 1200 km di bellezza
Lunedì al Cinema // 1200 km di bellezzaMonday, September 30, 2019

The Italian peninsula, from the Alps to the Mediterranean, is 1,200 kilometers long; this time-travelling film is a cinematic trip across Italy, from North to South, through an extraordinary collection of 90 years of documentaries depicting landscapes and traditions of all twenty Italian regions. Directed by Italo Moscati,...

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Rossini e il Bel Canto: le opere degli effetti speciali vocali - with George Fleeton
Rossini e il Bel Canto: le opere degli effetti speciali vocali - with George FleetonThursday, October 03, 2019

Rossini wrote 39 operas, Donizetti 65, Bellini 10, all innovative and unprecedented (light years away from Mozart), with the emphasis on beauty of sound supported by very refined vocal techniques. These composers dominated Italian opera from the 1810s to the 1840s, until Verdi came along and changed everything again! This...

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Griselda in Focus - by Irish National Opera
Griselda in Focus - by Irish National OperaFriday, October 04, 2019

Join us for a unique evening of talks and song, in partnership with Irish National Opera, to mark the first ever Irish performance of an opera by Vivaldi, Griselda. Literary historian Eric Haywood (UCD) will explore the extraordinary success of the Griselda story with references ranging from Boccaccio to James Joyce while...

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Suono Italiano 2019 // Arcangelo Pignatelli - accordionTuesday, October 15, 2019

Arcangelo Pignatelli, born in 2002, began studying music at the tender age of 6 under the guidance of his father Angelo; he then attended the conservatory of Vibo Valentia, where he is currently studying under the guidance of Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi. He ranked first in many prestigious music contests in Italy, Croatia and Portugal and was selected to represent...

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The legacy of Franco Basaglia: from asylum to community - with Tom Burns, John Foot and Brendan Kelly
The legacy of Franco Basaglia: from asylum to community - with Tom Burns, John Foot and Brendan Kelly Thursday, October 17, 2019

This conference (which includes the screening of the 1968 documentary I giardini di Abele) will examine the legacy of reformist psychiatrist Franco Basaglia and highlight the relevance of his works and thought on mental healthcare today, while discussing his influence on Irish psychiatry. Speakers include Tom Burns (Professor...

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Settimana della Lingua Italiana // Terra di Rosa. Vite di Rosa Balistreri - by and with Tiziana Francesca Vaccaro
Settimana della Lingua Italiana // Terra di Rosa. Vite di Rosa Balistreri - by and with Tiziana Francesca VaccaroTuesday, October 22, 2019

An intense show inspired by the life of Rosa Balistreri, the unruly folk singer who became an icon of 20th century Sicily due to her hoarse voice charged with melancholy and her strong personality. Brought to life by the passionate Sicilian actor and playwright Tiziana Francesca Vaccaro, Terra di Rosa is both a coming-of-age...

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Sante Mileti - guitar concert
Sante Mileti - guitar concertTuesday, October 29, 2019

Born in 1998, Sante Mileti graduated with honours from the conservatory “N. Rota” of Monopoli in 2017. He ranked first in several national and international competitions and attended masterclasses with musicians such as Oscar Ghiglia, Frédéric Zigante, Antonio Rugolo, Lorenzo Micheli, Andrea Die...

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EUNIC Short Shorts from Europe // Non mi posso lamentare
EUNIC Short Shorts from Europe // Non mi posso lamentareMonday, November 04, 2019

Action, animation, drama – expect this and more from Short Shorts, a selection of European short films from the home countries of seven members of EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture).Let Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, the UK and - obviously - Italy entertain you with a variet...

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Lunedì al Cinema // Nessuno mi troverà
Lunedì al Cinema // Nessuno mi troverà Monday, November 11, 2019

The film tries to shed a light on the mysterious disappearance of the "Prince of Physics" through testimony, archive footage and animations. March, 1938: 31-year-old Ettore Majorana, unanimously considered one of the most brilliant Italian physicists of the 20th Century, goes missing without leaving any traces, in circumstances...

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Suono Italiano 2019 // Diego Cambareri (guitar)
Suono Italiano 2019 // Diego Cambareri (guitar)Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Diego Cambareri is known as “the Maradona of classical guitar” due to his unusual ability to perfectly perform both flamenco and classical music within the same performance; at only 20 years of age he is considered to be one of the most promising classical guitarists in Italy. His classical and flamenco concert ...

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4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World // The physics of spaghetti - with Fabio Bruni
4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World // The physics of spaghetti - with Fabio BruniTuesday, November 19, 2019

Pasta is prepared and eaten worldwide, but what is the science behind the perfect spaghetti dish? There is a direct connection between the taste of pasta and aspects such as the origin of the wheat, if the pasta has been teflon or bronze extruded, how it was dried, the process behind pasta al dente and much more. Fabio...

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Lunedì al Cinema // Cover Boy: l'ultima rivoluzione
Lunedì al Cinema // Cover Boy: l'ultima rivoluzioneMonday, December 02, 2019

The story of the friendship between Ioan and Michele, respectively Romanian and Italian. The serendipitous encounter of two worlds apart: the travails of a young man, son of the Post-Communist Revolution, who flees his country in search of a better future and the travails of another youth who instead scrapes along the margins...

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