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Reading Dante at the IIC 2019 - Paradiso
Reading Dante at the IIC 2019 - ParadisoTuesday, February 19, 2019 → Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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 have done together through Inferno...

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La più bella del mondo: reasons to fall in love with Italian - with Stefano Jossa
La più bella del mondo: reasons to fall in love with Italian - with Stefano JossaThursday, April 25, 2019

In his book La più bella del mondo Stefano Jossa tells stories about rhymes, invented languages, impossible riddles, poets in Sanremo and meeting Dante for lunch. Through these stories, the readers can discover how much they truly love the Italian language, its structures, the way it evolved and adapted through the cen...

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Lunedì al Cinema - La mossa del pinguino
Lunedì al Cinema - La mossa del pinguinoMonday, April 29, 2019

Two precarious workers, a pensioner, and an old bully discover the sport of curling by chance and decide to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin, in which Italy automatically has a qualified team being the host country. Despite being highly motivated, the four friends have little experience and their training...

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Words on the Street 2019 - A European literature trail
Words on the Street 2019 - A European literature trail Thursday, May 09, 2019

Crossing political and literary borders, Words on the Street will take you on a journey across the cultural landscape, in an evening of celebrity readings of translated work by contemporary European authors, taking place in stunning and unusual locations around Dublin. The event will include readings of 'The Temptation...

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Andrea De Vitis - Classical guitar at the IIC
Andrea De Vitis - Classical guitar at the IICFriday, May 10, 2019

Andrea De Vitis (Rome, 1985), winner of more than 40 international music awards and considered to be one of the most interesting guitarists of his generation, will perform a mesmerising programme including works by J.S. Bach, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Alexandre Tansman. The concert will be opened by Austin Daly, guitar...

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Look at Italy! Photography and social history in the 20th Century - with Manuela Fugenzi
Look at Italy! Photography and social history in the 20th Century - with Manuela FugenziThursday, June 06, 2019

This talk by Prof. Manuela Fugenzi, journalist and photo editor, is accompanied by a series of compelling images from the twentieth century, shot by some of the greatest photographers of the era. It is a journey into the past and the present which will reflect on the meaning of Italian identity thanks to the medium of photography,...

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An Italian Bloomsday at the NLI
An Italian Bloomsday at the NLISaturday, June 15, 2019

A journey into the presence of James Joyce's works in Italian culture, with Stefano Bartezzaghi, Edoardo Camurri, Fabio Pedone and Enrico Terrinoni. Sponsored by Allianz Global Life. Event in ItalianMore details TBA!

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Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s Ulysses
Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s UlyssesSunday, June 16, 2019

A concert curated by John McCourt featuring a selection of classic Italian opera and some Irish airs and excerpts from ballad opera, central to Joyce’s Ulysses. With Ilaria Zanetti (soprano), Alessandro Cortello (tenor), and Alessandra Sagelli Caoduro (piano). Introductions illustrating the importance of the arias wi...

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POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - Così sbagliato European tour 2019
POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - "Così sbagliato" European tour 2019Wednesday, September 25, 2019

***This show has been postponed to September 25th. Original tickets still valid or refundable.***   The Italian pop-rock band led by Francesco Sarcina are getting ready to bring their vibrant sound to some of the best European stages for the first time. Hits such as Così Sbagliato and Amore Zen will be part of t...

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