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Contest for Students of Italian Language - on the Occasion of the 20th Week of Italian Language in the World

 

Contest for Students of Italian Language - on the Occasion of the 20th Week of Italian Language in the World

On the occasion of the “20th Week of the Italian Language in the World”, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington are pleased to announce a contest for Italian language students living in the United States. 

Each year, the Week focuses on a different theme to explore a vast cultural program and to promote the spread of the Italian language. This year, the theme is “L’Italiano tra parola e immagine: graffiti, illustrazioni, fumetti” (“Italian language between words and images: graffiti, illustrations, comics”). Students are asked to produce their own graffiti, illustrations or comics about an aspect of Italian culture that most affected them. The award ceremony will take place online on October 23rd, 2020.

 

CONTEST FOR STUDENTS OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE

ON THE  OCCASION OF THE 20TH  WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD

 

Winners Announcement 

 

Having met on October 16th, 2020 at the ITALIAN Embassy in Washington DC the Jury has selected the winners of the CONTEST for the category of High School:

COMICS: Arte di Italia

STUDENT: GRACIE EARLEY

TEACHER: AMANDA LAWRENCE

SCHOOL: CLARKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL 

PICTURE: The bust of David by Michelangelo

STUDENT: CRISTINA ALDRETTE

TEACHER: IRENE SORENSEN

SCHOOL: BROOKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

The award Ceremony will take place online on October 23rd, 2020.

The two winners' productions will be posted on the website and social media profiles of the Embassy of Italy and of the Italian Institute of Culture in Washington, DC.

The two schools attended by the winners will receive an official plaque.

All the 23 participating students will receive a medal of merit.

  

Published: October 2, 2020

Updated: October 20, 2020

 


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