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Festival Verdi Home Streaming
Festival Verdi Home StreamingFriday, March 20, 2020 → Saturday, October 17, 2020

DAL CUORE DELLA LIRICA AL CUORE DEL PUBBLICO Il Teatro Regio di Parma batte il Tempo anche nell’ora più buia con tre iniziative offerte su e condivise con il portale Parma Ritrovata del Comune di Parma, con il portale culturale della Regione Emilia-Romagna e con gli Istituti I...

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Making Stuff with Gaia Stella
Making Stuff with Gaia StellaTuesday, March 31, 2020 → Monday, June 08, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is offering a series of activities for children. In addition to fairy tales readings from Gianni Rodari's Fairy Tales Over the Phone, the little ones can busy at work in the kitchen under the guidance of chef Viola Buitoni and prepare a fabulous dish during the closing...

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Raffaello 500
Raffaello 500Monday, April 06, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

On April 6, 1520, Raffaello Sanzio, one of the greatest geniuses of the Renaissance, died in Rome. On the 500th anniversary of his death, while waiting for the places of culture to reopen and allow us to see the works of art live again, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation together with the network...



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Cartellone Verdi 200
Cartellone Verdi 200Monday, April 13, 2020 → Saturday, June 13, 2020

The Emilia-Romagna region celebrated Giuseppe Verdi on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birth (10 October 1813) in an innovative and culturally rich way. To promote and make available Verdi's opera to the widest and most varied audience, the Emilia-Romagna Region has created Cartellone Verdi 200 digitale: a program...

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Pierre Rode Project | Italian Sound
Pierre Rode Project | Italian SoundTuesday, May 12, 2020 → Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A four-part project on YouTube: Part One  Part Two Part Three Part Four The Covid-19 emergency has caused all schools to close, including the conservatories of music. Teachers have quickly adjusted to online classes, but keeping students focused and engaged is not an easy task. The in-person interactions in m...



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Premio Strega 2020
Premio Strega 2020Tuesday, May 12, 2020 → Saturday, July 04, 2020

Since its inception in 1947, the prestigious Premio Strega has been a mirror of the Italian cultural environment and its literary taste: its award-winning books have recounted our country, documenting its language, changes, and traditions. The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is part of the literary jury ...

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Design in Pajamas #1: FIAT 500
Design in Pajamas #1: FIAT 500 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Mini-lesson on design Watch Chiara Alessi as she shares stories about some of the most iconic products of Italian design in a series of short videos. The first one is dedicated to the FIAT 500, a symbol of the post-war economic recovery and the great start to the Italian mechanical industry.  In Italian with Eng...



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CineDÌ | 10 Italian Contemporary Films in Your Home
CineDÌ | 10 Italian Contemporary Films in Your HomeFriday, June 05, 2020 → Friday, August 07, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is happy to present CineDì, a new series featuring ten Italian contemporary films available to the first 300 to register. Please note that the Vimeo Link and password reveived after registering is valid only for date and time of each movie. The series will start F...

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XX Week of the Italian Language in the World
XX Week of the Italian Language in the WorldMonday, October 19, 2020 → Sunday, October 25, 2020

Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books is the theme for the XX Week of the Italian Language in the World (October 19-25, 2020), a theme that can be developed both in a socio-linguistic key and by emphasizing expressive forms such as comics books, graphic novels and children’s books. Furtherm...

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