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October 2014

Dear Friends,

Here we are again. We are now well into the Autumn season and the Institute awaits you with a varied and intense programme, starting with Filippo Del Corno, Cultural Councillor for the Town of Milan, who will speak about the forthcoming Expo 2015, together with Bill Emmott, keen observer of the “Phenomenon Italy” (1st October). MORE

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Suona Italiano


Suona Italiano is a project by the Fondazione Musica per Roma with the Italian Cultural Institute, to promote and diffuse Italian music in the United Kingdom.
Suona Italiano and the Italian Cultural Institute will bring concerts, collaborations with cultural institutions, master classes, meetings and exchanges, taking place at the Institute as well as in other prestigious venues. 

Here the full programme. 
Here all the events at the Institute


Italian Language Week in the World

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic

For the XIV edition of the Italian language week in the world (20-25 October 2014), the Italian Cultural Institute in London organizes a number of initiatives.

Check our calendar of events for more info.
Here the full programme.




Eventi per bambini dai 3 ai 12 anni

Continua la fortunata serie di eventi per bambini organizzati in stretta collaborazione tra l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra e La Scuola Italiana di Londra, una domenica al mese.

Qui il programma completo




The invention of the garden: Italy and England tell their stories

The Italian Cultural Institute presents three talks on Italian and English gardens, their relationship, their historical development and the shared experience of their designers.

Coming up:
The invention of the garden - Italian and English Roses: a parallel?



Gaia Servadio in conversation with...

The series of conversations held by Gaia Servadio, one of the most brilliant British-Italian personalities, aims to be a meeting point between the two cultures, a direct contact between British characters with strong links to Italy and Italian characters who present our culture and influence in the Anglo-Saxon world.






Lunchtime recital series

The Institute will host 4 talented Italian pianists for a four concerts series at lunchtime. 
Here the full programme





Writers in Residence
VALERIO MAGRELLI
translates Attilio Bertolucci

Emanuele Trevi on: 
Mervyn Peake
George Orwell

TACCUINO LONDINESE
di Elisabetta Rasy

Roberto Alajmo
La Sicilia vista dalla Luna







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Raindance: The Voice of Indie Film


Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world. Based in the heart of London, Raindance combines Raindance Film Festival, Training Courses, the prestigious British Independent Film Awards.and Raindance.tv
La Dolce Italia, the Italian stand.

Check our calendar of events for the screening of the Italian films. 



 

 


BFI London Film Festival

8-19 October 2014. 248 films. 17 venues. 12 days. One festival.

Find out the selection of Italian films 

 

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Highlights-

Literature

-Tullio De Mauro & Giovanni Solimine: What Italian for how many Italians to write the new Europe

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tullio De Mauro & Giovanni Solimine: What Italian for how many Italians to write the new Europe

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic On the occasion of the recent publication of the book Senza sapere – il costo dell’ignoranza in Italia (published by Laterza), Tullio De Mauro, in conversation with the author Giovanni >>>

Literature

-Antonella Anedda, Jamie McKendrick and Philip Terry: Poetry in Metamorphosis

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Antonella Anedda, Jamie McKendrick and Philip Terry: Poetry in Metamorphosis

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic With poets Antonella Anedda, Jamie McKendrick and Philip Terry - Matthew Reynolds and Marina Warner will introduce the speakers and chair the event. With the participation of Tullio >>>

Literature

-Marino Sinibaldi, John Lloyd, with Tullio De Mauro: Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Marino Sinibaldi, John Lloyd, with Tullio De Mauro: Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic Presentation of the book Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura in the presence of the author Marino Sinibaldi, Director of Rai Radio 3. Thanks to the many ideas and the popular >>>

Literature

-Enrico Terrinoni, Declan Kiberd, with Susan Bassnett: Impossible translating, Joyce in Italian

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Enrico Terrinoni, Declan Kiberd, with Susan Bassnett: Impossible translating, Joyce in Italian

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic In memory of Gabriele Baldini A talk about the international presentation of the Italian translation of Ulysses (2012) and the launch of the work-in-progress translation/rewriting of >>>

Music

-Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Beatrice Botti

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Beatrice Botti

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Rondo' Capriccioso op.14R. Schumann: Humoresque op.20Beatrice Botti graduated summa cum laude in piano at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome. After winning a scholarship to the Brussels Conservatory in 1983, she >>>

 

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