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Italy-Québec, cooperation goes to “Science Advances”
Italy-Québec, cooperation goes to “Science Advances”Wednesday, October 11, 2017 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

As part of the executive Program of cultural cooperation, science and technology between Italy and Quebec for the 2017-2019 period, an innovative research in the field of technologies applied to the protection of cultural heritage, led by Professor Patrizio Antici, Italian scholar under all 'Institut National de la Recherche...

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Recanati celebrates the bicentenary of The Infinite by Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837)
Recanati celebrates the bicentenary of "The Infinite" by Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837)Thursday, October 12, 2017 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019 will be a special year for the city of Recanati, in the province of Macerata. In fact, the bicentenary of the writing of "The Infinite" by Giacomo Leopardi will be celebrated. For a year, thanks to the Infinito Leopardi project, there will be plenty of shows, exhibitions, conferences and publications focused on "Leopardian...

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New rules for acquiring Italian citizenship
New rules for acquiring Italian citizenshipSaturday, October 14, 2017 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

From December 4th 2018, the possession of an adequate knowledge of the Italian language, not lower than level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), is an essential condition for the recognition of citizenship pursuant to art. 5 and 9 of the law n. 91 of February 5th 1992. The verification...

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ItaliAmo, the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!
"ItaliAmo", the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!Sunday, October 15, 2017 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and developed in collaboration with the European Institute of Design, "ItaliAmo" is an innovative course to learn the basics of the Italian language and discover the beauty of Italy and Made in Italy through a trip with an exceptional duo: Leo (Leonardo...

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Portal to the Italian song.
Portal to the Italian song.Wednesday, February 21, 2018 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The MiBACT and the Central Institute Sound and Audiovisual Heritage (former Discoteca di Stato), in collaboration with the SIAE and with the support of the major suppliers of digital music services (Spotify, TimMusic etc) have recently launched Italian song portal, a platform for online audience of over a century of Italian...

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Accademia della Crusca: L'italiano e la rete, le reti per l'italiano
Accademia della Crusca: "L'italiano e la rete, le reti per l'italiano"Monday, April 09, 2018 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

As every year, the Accademia della Crusca in collaboration with the publishing house goWare has produced a book edited by Giuseppe Patota and Fabio Rossi dedicated to the theme of the Settimana della Lingua. Here the link to download for free the book in PDF: https://iicmontreal.esteri.it/iic_montreal/resource/doc/2018/10/crusca_italiano_rete_pod...

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General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data
General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal dataMonday, April 09, 2018 → Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montréal is pleased to inform you that the provisions applied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on data protection and privacy have been updated in accordance with the General Regulation on Data Protection (EU 2016/679). In this regard, please read the fol...

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Architecture Film Award – AFA
Architecture Film Award – AFATuesday, November 20, 2018 → Friday, June 28, 2019

In collaboration with Fondazione dell’Ordine degli Architetti P.P.C della Provincia di Milano (FOAM), the Milano Design Film Festival (MDFF) promotes and supports the biennial International Architecture Film Award for films on the subjects of architecture and landscape. Two categoriesArchitecture’s film: films...

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Luciano Ventrone The limits of Truth
Luciano Ventrone "The limits of Truth"Thursday, May 30, 2019 → Saturday, July 20, 2019

From May 30th , 2019 to July 20th , 2019, the Han Art gallery, thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute, will host the exhibition "The limits of Truth", dedicated to Luciano Ventrone, defined by Federico Zeri, who discovered it, "the Twentieth-century Caravaggio ". Since its beginnings as a classical figurative...

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First North American tour for Radio Lausberg
First North American tour for Radio LausbergSunday, June 16, 2019 → Sunday, July 07, 2019

Every year, Marco Calliari's company Casa Nostra Production, invites Italian artists to perform in various theaters in our province. This year, from June 16 to July 7, thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, three members of the Radio Lausberg band will perform throughout Quebec. Radio Lausberg...

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Quelli del Venerdì, chatting about culture: feast, coffee, and Italian squares
"Quelli del Venerdì", chatting about culture: feast, coffee, and Italian squaresFriday, June 28, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present "Quelli del Venerdì", a great opportunity in which chatting turns into culture: art, literature, philosophy, music, cinema (films), ways of life..., hence, one of the ways of "Vivere all'Italiana". Francesco D'Arelli, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute, and C...

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The Italian calligrapher Massimo Polello at Rendez-vous 2019
The Italian calligrapher Massimo Polello at "Rendez-vous 2019"Saturday, June 29, 2019 → Saturday, July 06, 2019

Thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, the Italian calligrapher Massimo Polello will participate in the 38th international calligraphy congress "Rendez-vous 2019". Massimo Polello, during his stay in Montreal, will also give a 5-day course entitled "All Writings Lead to Rome: through Rigor...

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Writing: the modus scribendi  of Leonardo da Vinci, a seminar by calligrapher Massimo Polello
"Writing: the modus scribendi of Leonardo da Vinci", a seminar by calligrapher Massimo PolelloWednesday, July 17, 2019

On the occasion of the Fifth Centenary of Leonardo da Vinci's Death (1452-1519), the Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present a seminar by calligrapher Massimo Polello: "Writing: the modus scribendi of Leonardo da Vinci". Wednesday, July 17 2019, 6pmItalian Cultural Institute1200, Av. du Dr. PenfieldMontréal...

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La bohèmeby Ruggero Leoncavallo
"La bohème"by Ruggero LeoncavalloWednesday, August 07, 2019

The Montreal Vocal Arts Festival, with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, will present "La bohème" by Ruggero Leoncavallo. Wednesday August 7, 2019, 7:30pmUniversité de MontréalSalle Claude-Champagne220 Avenue Vincent-D'IndyMontréal, QC H2V 2T2Sung in Italian with English...

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Montreal's Italian Week 2019
Montreal's Italian Week 2019Friday, August 09, 2019 → Sunday, August 18, 2019

The National Congress of Italo-canadians with the collaboration of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, is proud to present the 26th festival of Montreal's Italian Week which will take place from August 9 to August 18, 2019. For 26 years, Montreal's Italian Week is proud to honor the beauty and riches of Italy in...

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