Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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Welcome to the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington

Events Calendar

The  secrets of Traviata, a talk by Maestro Speranza Scappucci
The secrets of Traviata, a talk by Maestro Speranza ScappucciWednesday, October 23, 2019

19th WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD   Revolutionary, controversial, lashing the bourgeois society: this and much more is La Traviata, one of Giuseppe Verdi's most celebrated operas. Maestro Speranza Scappucci, among the first and most acclaimed women conductors in the world, returns to Washington DC to...

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OTELLO WITH THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA
OTELLO WITH THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERAThursday, October 24, 2019

19th WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD   The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Washington National Opera are pleased to present a special preview of Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello debuting at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 26th. Director David Alden a...

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Il Bacio di Tosca, a film by Daniel Schmid
Il Bacio di Tosca, a film by Daniel SchmidFriday, October 25, 2019

19th WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD   For the closing event of this year’s Settimana della Lingua Italiana, please join the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Switzerland to the United States for a special screening of Tosca’s Kiss by Daniel Schimd, rest...

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Italian Language and Culture Conference: Challenges in the 21st Century Italian Classroom
Italian Language and Culture Conference: Challenges in the 21st Century Italian ClassroomSaturday, October 26, 2019

19th WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD   The Department of Italian at Georgetown University, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to announce a symposium for educators focusing on the challenges to research and teaching that 21st century cl...

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LEO DA VINCI: Mission Mona Lisa
LEO DA VINCI: Mission Mona LisaTuesday, October 29, 2019

Now in its 12th year Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance...

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Artificial Intelligence
Artificial IntelligenceTuesday, November 05, 2019

The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and the Georgetown University Center for Security and Emerging Technology, is pleased to sponsor a seminar and discussion on a timely topic related to the latest research...

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Il vizio della speranza (The Vice of Hope) by Edoardo de Angelis
Il vizio della speranza (The Vice of Hope) by Edoardo de AngelisThursday, November 07, 2019

Two years after presenting Indivisible at the Toronto Film Festival, Italian filmmaker Edoardo De Angelis comes back with Il Vizio della Speranza (The Vice of Hope), a stunning neorealist drama with a cherry of magical realism on top. The film is a collaboration between De Angelis and his real wife Pina Turco, who plays...

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Stories from Italy with Jhumpa Lahiri @ Georgetown University
Stories from Italy with Jhumpa Lahiri @ Georgetown UniversityFriday, November 08, 2019

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut b...

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WOMEN WHO JAZZ: Maria Pia De Vito
WOMEN WHO JAZZ: Maria Pia De VitoTuesday, November 12, 2019

Italian singer Maria Pia De Vito is one of the leading improvising vocalists in Europe. She studied operatic and contemporary singing, piano, percussion and ethnic polyphony before turning to jazz. Testament to her incredible versatility - from scat singing to human beatboxing – De Vito’s performances ...

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Carmen Consoli in concert: Eco di Sirene @ Studio Theatre
Carmen Consoli in concert: Eco di Sirene @ Studio TheatreThursday, November 14, 2019

She was the first Italian woman to ever tread the stage of the Olympic Stadium in Rome. She has been the only Italian to take part in the celebrations in Ethiopia commemorating the death of Bob Marley. She has performed as headliner in Central Park and scored 3 sold out shows in New York. Carmen Consoli brings for the...

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4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World
4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the WorldMonday, November 18, 2019 → Friday, November 22, 2019

Showcasing Italy and the Italian taste in the world, the Week of Italian Cuisine is a yearly initiative developed to promote Italian culinary traditions and food-and- wine connoisseurship as a distinctive trait of Italian identity and culture. Join us on a delicious journey, discovering new touristic destinati...

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