Istituto Di Cultura - Dublino

Cultural events

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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Mario Botta. The Space Beyond // Film + conversation
Mario Botta. The Space Beyond // Film + conversationThursday, October 24, 2019

The documentary Mario Botta. The space beyond, by Loretta Dalpozzo and Michèle Volontè, is an artistic and personal journey into the architecture of Mario Botta to understand why a globalized society feels the urge to build sacred spaces and why Botta feels, more than ever, the need to tackle the issue. Passionat...

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Settimana della Lingua Italiana // Translating Italian theatre: challenges and opportunities - with Joseph Farrell
Settimana della Lingua Italiana // Translating Italian theatre: challenges and opportunities - with Joseph Farrell Friday, October 25, 2019

This lecture by Joseph Farrell will introduce the specific challenges and opportunities of translating Italian plays, with a focus on the delicate process of translating dialects and on masters of modern Italian theatre such as Dario Fo and Eduardo De Filippo. Joseph Farrell is Emeritus Professor of Italian at the University...

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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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Naples and natural disasters: history and the present - with Elisabetta Scirocco
Naples and natural disasters: history and the present - with Elisabetta SciroccoThursday, October 31, 2019

A consistent part of Neapolitan culture as we know it was shaped by the city’s peculiar relationship with natural disasters, which have affected the lives of Neapolitans for millennia. Regularly re-shaped in its architectural substance following earthquakes, the city which lives under the persistent threaten of Vesu...

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La Cenerentola in focus - by Irish National Opera
La Cenerentola in focus - by Irish National Opera Saturday, November 02, 2019

Following the success of Griselda in Focus, Irish National Opera is delighted to announce the next event in the series, La Cenerentola in Focus, presented in partnership with the Italian Institute of Culture. Join us for an afternoon of talk and music in which we explore this well-loved Rossini classic. Director of the...

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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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Thursday at the Opera - I
Thursday at the Opera - IThursday, November 07, 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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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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Settimana della Cucina Italiana // L'appetito dell'imperatore - with Franco Cardini
Settimana della Cucina Italiana // L'appetito dell'imperatore - with Franco CardiniThursday, November 14, 2019

St. Francis’ mouth-watering last meal, Honoré de Balzac and his guilty pleasures, the luscious banquets of the Grand Khan, Napoleon’s favourite recipe: all of this and much more can be found in L’appetito dell’Imperatore, a collection of forgotten stories and recipes by historian and gourma...

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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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Thursday at the Opera - II
Thursday at the Opera - IIThursday, November 21, 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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Lunedì al Cinema // 1200 km di bellezza
Lunedì al Cinema // 1200 km di bellezzaMonday, November 25, 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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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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