Many Italian Schools worldwide promote initiatives dedicated to Dante, also in collaboration with Italian Institutes of Culture. Events are designed to make students closer to Dante and his role in the history of language.
Australia, Sydney IIC, Universities of NSW, ACT, Queensland, New Zealand
Contest promoted by the IIC, open to students of the universities of NSW, ACT, Queensland and New Zealand.
Brazil, Italian School Fondazione Torino, Belo Horizonte
Laboratories in nursery school, primary school, lower and upper secondary school. Activities are centered on the Divine Comedy.
Brazil, Italian School Montale, San Paolo
TERZINE PER LA CITTÀ DOLENTE
Students recite “terzine” (tercets) to create a collective video, aimed to evoke the everlasting power of Dante’s words.
China, Italian Lecturer, Sichuan International University, ChongQing Consulate General
DANTE, L’ITALIANO E IL FUMETTO
Students translate to Chinese the paper “Dante, l’italiano e il fumetto”. Students also play the theatrical performance “E se fosse inferno?”, written by the lecturer Vincenza Armiento and ispired to Dante’s Inferno.
Germany, Istituto di Romanistica, Rostock University
THE SKY OVER KIBERA
Marco Martinelli’s film screening is organized in collaboration with Amburgo IIC.
Greece, Atene IIC and Italian School
Professors Davide Silvestri (Atene Italian School), Gerasimos Zoras and Ioannis Tsolkas (Università Capodistriaca di Atene) present the book “Citar Dante. Espressioni dantesche per l’italiano di oggi”, edited by Irene Chirico, Paolo Dainotti, Marco Galdi.
Turkey, Italian School IMI
Screening of a video produced by the student Alek Tamdoğan: Dante’s poetry meets the old Costantinopoli and mevlevi phylosophy.