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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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3rd Week of Italian Cuisine in the World
3rd Week of Italian Cuisine in the WorldMonday, November 19, 2018 → Sunday, November 25, 2018

What is it? The third edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, which will run from 19 to 25 November 2018, aims to promote internationally high-quality Italian cuisine and the agri-food sector, the distinctive traits of “Brand Italy” in line with the big themes that were launched by EXPO 2015 Mi...

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Mario Praz's legacy: on comparative literature today
Mario Praz's legacy: on comparative literature todayThursday, November 22, 2018

A day to commemorate the cultural legacy of Mario Praz. This conference will be an occasion to celebrate the life and the works of one of the most influential Italian literary critics of the 20th century. The event will host five internationally renowned Italian academics in the field of Comparative Studies: Emeritus Professor...

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Lunedì al Cinema - I demoni di San Pietroburgo
Lunedì al Cinema - I demoni di San PietroburgoMonday, November 26, 2018

St. Petersburg, 1860. A member of the Imperial family is assassinated. A few days later, the writer Doestoevsky meets Gusiev, a young man being treated in a psychiatric hospital. Gusiev confesses that he is part of the group involved in the assassination and reveals that his comrades are planning to kill another one of...

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MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Lorenzo Albanese
MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Lorenzo AlbaneseThursday, November 29, 2018

Born in 1997, Lorenzo Albanese started as a self-taught accordionist at the age of 11, before being admitted to the Conservatory “F. Torrefranca” of Vibo Valentia (Italy). He won numerous national and international music competitions and performed at the London Royal Academy of Music during his Erasmus exch...

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Lunedì al Cinema - La febbre
Lunedì al Cinema - La febbreMonday, December 03, 2018

Mario Bettini is a man in his thirties who, despite being full of life and creativity, still lives with his mother. Concerned for their welfare, she would like to see her son working as a civil servant, while Mario dreams of opening a nightclub. When he gets a job at the local prefecture, his mother is satisfied. However,...

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MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Tiziano Palladino
MUSIC WITH THE IIC - Tiziano PalladinoTuesday, December 04, 2018

Tiziano Palladino was born in Campobasso in 1987. At the age of 18 he completed his degree in Mandolin studies and at 21 in Contrabass studies. In 2012, he graduated with highest honours from his Master’s Degree in chamber music. He founded the Accademia Mandolinistica Molisana and the music group Duo Idilliaco an...

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Lunedì al Cinema - L'ultima ruota del carro
Lunedì al Cinema - L'ultima ruota del carroMonday, December 10, 2018

Ernesto ("useless fifth wheel of the family", in his father's words) is a humble, honest everyman who moves from job to job as his country's political and economic situation goes from bad to worse. In subsequent years, he determinedly searches for his calling as humorous experiences frame his life as a kindergarten cook,...

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