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Exhibition: Small Utopias - Italian architecture of the third millennium between history, research and innovation
Exhibition: Small Utopias - Italian architecture of the third millennium between history, research and innovationFriday, September 07, 2018 → Friday, October 26, 2018

The Italian Institute of Culture, in collaboration with MAXXI - Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo and the Irish Architectural Archive, are pleased to present Small Utopias, an exhibition on the "new" Italian architecture curated and designed by MAXXI Architettura. The exhibition combines the research of the best...

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Italian Contemporary Illustration - Exhibition Annual 2018 by AI Autori di Immagini
Italian Contemporary Illustration - Exhibition Annual 2018 by AI Autori di ImmaginiWednesday, September 12, 2018 → Friday, September 28, 2018

Associazione Autori di Immagini presents an exhibition that showcases the excellence of Italian illustration by presenting the winners of Annual 2018, a competition gathering the best examples across different fields of graphic design. This year’s exhibition consists of 28 illustrations designed to accompany covers...

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MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Carlotta Dalia
MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Carlotta DaliaThursday, September 27, 2018

Carlotta Dalia, born in 1999 in Grosseto, started studying classical guitar at the tender age of 8. She has already participated in major public performances at numerous festivals in Italy and abroad, holding her first solo recital at the age of 12 and taking part in countless national and international competitions. Her...

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Archeologia Arborea - a conversation with Isabella Dalla Ragione
Archeologia Arborea - a conversation with Isabella Dalla RagioneFriday, September 28, 2018

Isabella Dalla Ragione is defined as an “arboreal archaeologist”. Together with her father Livio she searched for neglected fruit trees that no longer satisfied changing agricultural trends, market demands and modern tastes and created an orchard of endangered cherries, figs, apples, pears, peaches, quinces a...

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Reading Dante at the IIC 2018 - Paradiso
Reading Dante at the IIC 2018 - ParadisoTuesday, October 02, 2018 → Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Italian Institute of Culture is delighted to announce the new season of the series “Reading Dante at the IIC”. Several times throughout the Commedia Dante addresses the lettore with the belief that he will be read by the futura gente – ourselves, and this we did from October to June, inspired by t...

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Those who from afar look like flies - a conversation with Luigi Ballerini and Beppe Cavatorta
Those who from afar look like flies - a conversation with Luigi Ballerini and Beppe CavatortaThursday, October 04, 2018

Join us at the IIC for a conversation on contemporary Italian poetry. Edited by Luigi Ballerini and Beppe Cavatorta, Those Who From Afar Look Like Flies provides an organic profile of the evolution of Italian poetry after World War II, from Pasolini to the present days. This groundbreaking anthology of poems and essays...

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Lunedì al Cinema - Il sole dentro
Lunedì al Cinema - Il sole dentroMonday, October 08, 2018

Based on a true story, Il sole dentro is the story of two long journeys. Yaguine and Fodè, two Guinean teenagers, have written a letter addressed “To their Excellencies the members and leaders of Europe” on behalf of all children and young Africans. In the letter, the two boys ask for help for schools, food a...

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Lunedì al Cinema - L'abbuffata
Lunedì al Cinema - L'abbuffataMonday, October 15, 2018

In Diamante, a small town in Calabria, Southern Italy, three youngsters would like to shoot a movie. They decide to travel to Rome, where they meet Amelie, a French girl, who seems interested in their intent. She tells them she will mention it to Gerard, her fiancé, who actually turns out to be Gerard Depardieu, the re...

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I colori della ragione - performance on architect Franca Helg
I colori della ragione - performance on architect Franca Helg Thursday, October 18, 2018

I colori della ragione ("The colours of reason") is a theatrical performance dedicated to the architect Franca Helg, a great example of a free and empowered woman who made her way in a male-dominated field. Throughout the play, music, words and movement shape a dimensional space gradually framed by the actress with a red...

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Italian opera at Wexford Festival Opera
Italian opera at Wexford Festival OperaFriday, October 19, 2018 → Sunday, November 04, 2018

 Join us at the Wexford Festival Opera to enjoy a series of classic Italian masterpieces. With a unique vision, outstanding production values and spectacular setting in a beautiful small town, Wexford Festival Opera is a remarkable success story that looks set to continue for many years to come. This year’s ...

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Homage to Dario Fo - with Mario Pirovano and Joseph Farrell
Homage to Dario Fo - with Mario Pirovano and Joseph Farrell Friday, November 02, 2018

Although once denounced by the Vatican for supposed blasphemy, Dario Fo came to admire both Pope Francis and Francis of Assisi. His monologue Francis the Holy Jester is an act of homage to the saint, deftly translated into English by Mario Pirovano, actor and long-time collaborator with Fo, who will perform his own version...

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EUNIC Short Shorts from Europe
EUNIC Short Shorts from EuropeMonday, November 05, 2018

EUNIC Short Shorts from Europe lands in Dublin after the summer date at Galway Film Fleadh!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,...

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Lunedì al Cinema - Bianca come il latte, rossa come il sangue
Lunedì al Cinema - Bianca come il latte, rossa come il sangueMonday, November 05, 2018

Leo is 16. Everything he cannot stand is white: school, teachers, silence, fear. Everything he loves is red: music on his iPod, his soccer team, the blood in his veins - and the colour of Beatrice's hair. She's the most beautiful girl in school and he watches her from a distance. But the girl suffers from leukaemia. Leo...

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MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Sophie Pardatscher & Barbara Panzarella
MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Sophie Pardatscher & Barbara Panzarella Thursday, November 08, 2018

Born in Merano in 1998, the young clarinetist Sophie Pardatscher, winner of the International Competition “Saverio Mercadante”, played as a soloist with different orchestras, inter alia with the orchestra of the Conservatoire Claudio Monteverdi in autumn 2016.Barbara Panzarella, born in Lamezia Terme in 1990,...

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Il segreto di Pietramala: impossible languages - with Andrea Moro
Il segreto di Pietramala: impossible languages - with Andrea MoroThursday, November 15, 2018

In his novel Il segreto di Pietramala, Andrea Moro, linguist, essayist and winner of the Flaiano Literary Prize 2018, explores the illusion of fictional languages. The linguist Elia Rameau is sent to Corsica on a special mission: he must collect data on the language spoken in the small mountain village of Pietramala. Once...

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