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Cork writer William Wall at the Bealtaine Festival ’14

Share We are delighted to share news of this event with you,  The “Bealtaine Festival” presents Cork writer and novelist William Wall         discussing his book of short stories “No Paradiso”. Tuesday 20th of May at 7 pm, Cork City Library,                                 Grand Parade. The stories in this outstanding collection range in location between […]

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Il Giro d’Italia is coming to Ireland!

Share Another good reason to be happy to  be Italian and Irish!!!  The Grande Partenza or ‘Big Start’ of the Giro d’Italia will take place over three days from 9 – 11 May 2014 and involves routes in Belfast, around the stunning Giant’s Causeway  and Armagh before finishing in Dublin. Italy’s celebrated […]

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Cork World Book Fest- Il Bel Paese: Enjoy la bella Italia

Share As part of the 10th edition of the Cork World Book Fest, Irlanda Italiana Cultural Association is pleased to welcome Italian writer Giampaolo Simi to the Cork City Library, Grand Parade at 17.30 pm on Saturday 26th of April. A reading by this renowned Italian writer, in both Italian and English […]

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Italian Ballet star Roberto Bolle to receive UNESCO medal

Share Italian ballet star Roberto Bolle is to receive a UNESCO Medal for Cultural Diversity at the UN agency’s Paris headquarters on Tuesday– 8th of April –  Italy’s foreign ministry made known Monday 7th of April. A principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre holding guest artist status at La Scala Theatre […]

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Aperitivo Italiano in Cork is back!

Share Italian people know how to enjoy life and very often this enjoyment derives from the great way they love to socialise through food and drink…Irlanda Italiana Cultural Association invites you to come and embrace the famous Italian dolce vita with us on Sunday the 13th of April from 7 pm […]

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Celebrated Franciscan Tenor to play three Irish Dates

Share Celebrated Franciscan Tenor to play three Irish Dates   Celebrated Italian tenor, Friar Alessandro, best known as the Singing Friar from Assisi, has been confirmed for three Irish dates in March 2014 in Dublin, Galway and Cork. Friar Alessandro shot to fame in 2012 on the release of his […]

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Discovering a charming Italy: Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Share    An invitation to all,  We would like to invite you to attend our seventh event of the very successful series  “Discovering a charming Italy”   Friuli-Venezia Giulia: la porta ad oriente dell’Europa Situated in Italy’s north-east, bordering  Slovenia and Austria, this region  has  an inimitable mixture of history and nature: little villages where time has stood […]

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“I don’t want to die Chinese”: Dystopia and Globalization in Antonio Scurati’s La seconda mezzanotte’

Share    We are glad to share this with you   the DEPARTMENT OF ITALIAN, UCC presents    “I don’t want to die Chinese”: Dystopia and Globalization in Antonio Scurati’s La seconda mezzanotte’  by   Dr Mark Chu, Department of Italian, UCC   Chinese citizens constitute the third largest immigrant group in Italy. […]

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Italian Chef wins Global Gastronomy Award

Share While Italy is still celebrating as “The Great Beauty/ La Grande Bellezza”, a magical and at times cynical romp through a Roman dreamscape, won the best foreign language film Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday… Massimo Bottura, Italy’s most renown chef, has been named the recipient of the […]

Cultural facts about Italy

Il Carnevale in Italia- Carnival in Italy

Share It’s carnival time in Italy and with it comes the joyful atmosphere created  by good food, crazy costumes, amazing and sometimes spooky masks, spectacular processions of floats and handfuls of flying coriandoli or confetti as they are often called.  It’s a time of celebration and irreverence when all social rules are […]