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Walking with Dante

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Eight readings of the Divine Comedy organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of Istanbul.
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The Italian Cultural Institute of Istanbul will hold the cycle of online meetings ‘Walking with Dante’, a series of 8 dramatized and critical readings of the Divine Comedy, with the patronage of the Italian Embassy in Turkey and the collaboration of the Department of Italian Languages and Literature of the University of Ankara.

Each reading will be introduced with a speech by the Director of the Cultural Institute, Salvatore Schirmo, and performed by well-known Turkish actors. This is followed by a guide to critical listening by eminent Turkish university professors and Dante enthusiasts.

The event on 14 April will be inaugurated by the Ambassador of Italy to Turkey, Massimo Gaiani, by the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of Istanbul, Salvatore Schirmo and by the Head of the Italian Language and Literature Department of the University of Ankara, Nevin Özkan.

All events will be broadcast live on the website, YouTube channel and Facebook page of the Italian Cultural Institute of Istanbul in Italian/Turkish (with simultaneous translation).

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