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10 almost unknown pleasures of Rome and surrounding

10 almost unknown pleasures of Rome and surrounding

Travel websites and blogs have certainly fed you up with hints and tips about the beauties of the Eternal City. Surely Rome can offer inimitable landmarks, breathtaking views and astonishing itineraries: the sublime Fontana di Trevi, the majestic Colosseum, the astounding Roman Forum and so on. Few tell you, however, that Rome, being (in spite of itself) a great European metropolis, has really much more…

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Italian music goes pop

Italian music goes pop

Whenever I ask my students about the Italian music they like and remember, they sing me cheesy songs from the eighties, or even before. It is fascinating to me to know why some songs resonate with my students more than others. So I’ve started to note down the songs they remember and compare the success these songs had abroad with their success in Italy.  Let’s start with Ricchi & Poveri. A pop band born out of and made…

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ITALIA DOC 3RD EDITION: FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

ITALIA DOC 3RD EDITION: FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

ITALIA DOC returns to the Bloomsbury Studios for its 3rd series of FREE documentary screenings. 15 January-Arrivederci, Saigon – FREE screening  All screenings are in Italian with English subtitles. Book here All screening are followed by an informal Q&A session with the documentary director All of them, bar one, were under age, they were going to be big on the international…

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Italian Language Services workshops @ Italian Cultural Institute

Italian Language Services workshops @ Italian Cultural Institute

Italian Language Services workshops @ Italian Cultural Institute Italian & Cinema This short-course is designed for intermediate and upper-intermediate students of Italian. The course is aimed at students who wish to expand their knowledge of Italian cinema while improving their speaking, reading and listening skills and by participating in discussions based on selected scenes.The course will help student expand and…

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 Fill 2018: Festival of Italian Literature in London

 Fill 2018: Festival of Italian Literature in London

Last year, an independent literary festival conceived in London by a group of Italians sold out all seats and gathered some 1,500 people. This year, the Festival of Italian Literature in London (FILL) is back at the Coronet in Notting Hill on 27-28 October with an even stronger and timely programme, bringing prominent Italian, British, and international authors together in a treasured Victorian theatre. Two…

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Italian Language Courses starting on 24 September at the Italian Cultural Institute

Italian Language Courses starting on 24 September at the Italian Cultural Institute

Enrolment is now open for Italian Language Courses at the Italian Cultural Institute in London! Enrol now for next term starting on 24th of September. For further information, see our courses programme here. For enrolment contact Italian Language Services at The Italian Cultural Institute Monday to Friday, 10:00-17:00 – 020 7823 1887 courses@icilondon.uk      www.icilondon.uk Courses Programme> Click here to enrol  ITALIAN COURSES…

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Italian Summer Term starting on 9 July@ Italian Cultural Institute

Italian Summer Term starting on 9 July@ Italian Cultural Institute

☀ SUMMER TERM from 9 July ☀ Don’t give up your Italian!  We are offering Italian Summer Courses for all levels, whether you are new to the language, totally fluent, or everything in between, we can help. It’s also possible to attend 2 weeks Intensive courses, Intermediate conversation classes, workshops including drama and a lot more. Courses Programme here Enrolment is now…

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