Istituto Di Cultura - Dublino

Buon Natale e felice Anno Nuovo!
Buon Natale e felice Anno Nuovo!

Cultural events

Lunedì al Cinema // Scusate se esisto
Lunedì al Cinema // Scusate se esistoMonday, December 09, 2019

With a brilliant career in London, Serena, an architect originally from Abruzzo, decides to return to work in Italy, in Rome. For a woman to get a job at the height of her qualification as a really good architect proves to be difficult, until she decides to pass herself as a man. So she decides to work in the redevelopment...

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Thursday at the Opera - III
Thursday at the Opera - IIIThursday, December 12, 2019

A series of shared operatic experiences illustrated by live performance, presented by Deirdre O’Grady. The series will demonstrate the outstanding features of the early to mid-19th century romantic Italian opera through the glorious melodies of Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini and Verdi. History, its presentation and misrepresenta...

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Italian Records Night @ The Big Romance
Italian Records Night @ The Big Romance Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Istituto Italiano Di Cultura - Dublino, in collaboration with Nowhere Music, is delighted to present the first “Italian Records Night”! We selected a number of DJs based in Dublin (both beginners and experts) to play their Italian LPs loud and clear on a fantastic Hi-Fi system kindly provided by The Big ...

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Just Before Suburbia. Literature and Big Cities in Italy during the 1950s - with Giancarlo Alfano
Just Before Suburbia. Literature and Big Cities in Italy during the 1950s - with Giancarlo AlfanoThursday, January 23, 2020

According to historiography, the economic boom in Italy started officially in 1956: 11 years after the end of World War II, Italy had thus been rebuilt and was propelled toward its own destiny of industrial leadership. However, the Italian territory continued to show signs of what had happened: bombed cities, shattered...

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Shaping Italian society - with Niamh Cullen, John Foot and Patrick McGauley
Shaping Italian society - with Niamh Cullen, John Foot and Patrick McGauley Thursday, January 30, 2020

This event marks the publication of two new books exploring Italy’s recent history from different angles. Patrick McGauley’s Matera, 1945-1960: The History of a ‘National Disgrace’ is a case study of Italy’s ‘southern question’ and ideas of national shame, while Love, Honour and Je...

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Do Re Quack Gulp: How Umberto Eco turned comic strips into music scores
Do Re Quack Gulp: How Umberto Eco turned comic strips into music scoresTuesday, February 25, 2020

In 1966 Cathy Berberian — described by Umberto Eco as ‘the greatest living contemporary music singer’ — was in search of new vocal stimuli for an experimental composition of hers. Eco suggests she should sing a series of comic-strip onomatopoeias and immediately thought of Eugenio Carmi as the right arti...

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