The 16th Edition of Italian Language Week is Coming to the PRD

By Sponsored, October 14, 2016

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From October 17-23 World Italian Language Week will be held around the globe, promoting the Italian spoken and written word through conferences, exhibitions, shows and meetings with writers and personalities.

The celebration is an annual event and is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Academy of Crusca and the Swiss Confederation. This year’s theme focuses on the creative industry, titled: ‘Italian and Creativity: brands and costumes, fashion and design.’ Italy’s design sector will be featured, including many brands related to fashion production.

Seizing this occasion, the Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou, in cooperation with the Triennale di Milano, Guangzhou Library, NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano), Istituto Secoli Guangzhou, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou University and Shenzhen University, will celebrate the 16th edition of Italian Language Week with an extensive program of events, films and exhibitions. Scroll down to see what’s happening!

Exhibitions: 

2015 Gold Medal of Italian Architecture 

October 16 - November 13. Multicultural Library of (F8) Guangzhou Library, No.4 Zhujiang Xi Rd, Guangzhou. The official opening ceremony will be held at 3.30pm on Saturday, October 22. (Registration Only).

Italian Fashion Exhibition: Works from the Graduates of Istituto Secoli

October 17-31. Istituto Secoli (Guangzhou), No. 82 Xingang Xi Rd, Haizhu District, Guangzhou.

Conferences:

“What is really design?” 

Hosted by designer Tobia Repossi. 

October 18, 3.30-5pm. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou.

An Italian fashion open path

Matteo Secoli, Director of Istituto Secoli in Milan.

October 19, 2.30pm. Istituto Secoli (Guangzhou), No. 82 Xingang Xi Rd, Haizhu District, Guangzhou.

“The School of Italian design: read project to make project” 

Hosted by Prof. Carlo Vannicola, Associate Professor in Industrial Design at the Polytechnic School, University of Genoa, with Paola Palma, Architect and Designer.

October 20, 3.30-5pm. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou.

Book presentation “Una montagna d'oro” (Organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Guangzhou)

Hosted by Andrea Bertagni, Swiss writer.

October 21. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou.

“Italian design and invention of form”

Hosted by Prof. Carlo Vannicola, Associate Professor in Industrial Design at the Polytechnic School, University of Genoa, with Paola Palma, Architect and Designer.

October 25. Shenzhen University, No. 3688, Nanhai Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen.

“Fashion is a Language” 

Hosted by Prof. Nicoletta Morozzi, director of the Area of Fashion Design of NABA.

October 26, 2-5pm. Guangzhou University, No. 230 Waihuan Xi Rd, Guangzhou higher education Inegacenter (University Town). October 27, 2.30-5.30pm. Sun Yat-Sen University, No. 132 Waihuan Dong Rd.,Guangzhou higher education Inegacenter (University Town). October 28, 10-11.30am. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou.

Other Events:

Guangzhou Career Day: a match-making platform between companies and candidates.

October 22, 1.45-8pm. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou. http://www.cameraitacina.com/en/events/guangzhou-career-day-1st-edition-october-22nd 

Movies:

October 17, 7pm: Il Nome della Rosa 

October 18, 7pm: Pranzo di Ferragosto 

October 19, 7pm: Dieci Inverni 

Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (North Campus), No.2 Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District, Guangzhou.

For more information or registration to the events, please contact the Cultural Office of the Italian Consulate: Tel. 020-85506367, Email. culturale.canton@esteri.it.


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