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November 2014

My dear friends,

October has just flown by, ending in the wake of the great success of the Italian Language Week, interesting and thought-provoking: may I thank again all those who have taken part, speakers and members of the audience (lively and full of questions), but November will be no less fascinating. Indeed an “Autunno caldo”…  MORE

At the Institute:

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 - A Mediterranean Island in Chelsea

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.

Coming up:
Gaia Servadio in conversation with Mario Martone

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
translates Attilio Bertolucci

Emanuele Trevi on: 
Mervyn Peake
George Orwell

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
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 




Special event

-The invention of the garden -A Mediterranean Island in Chelsea

Monday, November 03, 2014

The invention of the garden -A Mediterranean Island in Chelsea

The second in our series of talks about Italian and English gardens, with Nick Bailey, Head Gardener at renowned Chelsea Physic Garden, one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. Nick Bailey will talk about the many Mediterranean >>>



Thursday, November 06, 2014


Filomena Campus (My Jazz Islands Festival ) and Roberto Minini-Meròt present the movie365 Paolo Fresu, il tempo di un viaggioRoberto Minini-Meròt directorPaolo Fresu cast and musicVic Albani, Raffaele Casarano castDocu-fiction, Italy 2014, 100’365 Paolo >>>

Special event

-Presentation of: Giambattista Piranesi. <i>Matrici incise 1756-1757</i> (Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta)

Friday, November 07, 2014

Presentation of: Giambattista Piranesi. Matrici incise 1756-1757 (Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta)

The Istituto nazionale per la grafica (National Institute for Graphic Arts) part of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, is a unique example of its kind in the world of international museology since its collection includes copper plates (matrici), >>>


-Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Luciano Bellini

Friday, November 07, 2014

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Luciano Bellini

L. Bellini, from the Album “Mediterrando”Spartenza, Habanera, Fado, Preludio e Aria Egea, Promenade, Tramonto sul Bosforo, Sirtaky, Bolero, Saltarello.L. Berio, Encores pour piano:brinerdenklavierwasserklavierA. Berg, Sonata op 1F. Busoni, All’Italia!A. >>>

Event for Children

-VIAGGIO A BLUESVILLE - Orphy Robinson con la partecipazione di Filomena Campus

Sunday, November 09, 2014

VIAGGIO A BLUESVILLE - Orphy Robinson con la partecipazione di Filomena Campus

Il grande musicista Orphy Robinson, con la partecipazione della meravigliosa cantante jazz sarda Filomena Campus, seguira’ con i bambini un treno immaginario che si fermera’ via via per incontrare il Duke of Ellington, il Count of Basie, le sorelle Bella >>>


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