Naples continues to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, the Father of the Italian language, in its own unique way. After creating Dante figurines for Christmas cribs, the southern Italian city is now devoting an out-sized Easter tradition to the Supreme Poet, reports Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Master chocolatiers at the histor...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee - New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY) celebrates the genius of Dante Alighieri, the great medieval poet and philosopher. On the afternoon of March 25, a reading of excerpts from the Divina Commedia (Divine Comedy) will be presented at the Dante Statue at Dante Park, positioned in front of Lincoln Center at 63rd Stree...

To mark the septcentennial of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Dante Society of America is spearheading an ambitious podcast series that highlights the myriad ways in which the ‘Divine Comedy’ continues to resonate with modern readers.  Seven hundred years on, an urbanite contemplating how the pandemic magnified the difficulties of living in a concrete...

March 25, 4pm EST “Dante’s Adventures in Italian America”. Please register in advance for this event by clicking here. Martino Marazzi, associate professor of Italian literature at the University of Milan, is the author of Danteum: Studi sul Dante imperiale del Novecento (Franco Cesati Editore, 2015), Voices of Italian America: A History of Early I...

When: Tue, 04/06/2021 at 4:00pm - What: Dante and...Lecture on Zoom, In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with an invitation link by 3pm on April 6. If you don't receive the e-mail by then, contact us at casa.italiana@nyu.edu.  Science fiction is a genre of screams. Not only the kinds of screams that horror media provoke in...

Dante's Divine Comedy, considered one of the world's greatest literary works, came to light after a miscarriage of justice which Italian legal experts now want to correct - some seven centuries on. The man whom Italians call the “Supreme Poet” was exiled from his native Florence in January 1302, after finding himself on the losing side of a feud be...

Thu, March 25, 2021. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT. The Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St, Houston, TX 77006. Tickets here. March 25th - also known as Dantedí - is the national day to commemorate Dante and the beginning of his journey to the afterlife in the Divine Comedy. 2021 also marks the 700th anniversary of the poet's death. This l...

WHEN: March 25, 2021 at 4:30 PM (ET) - WHERE: Zoom Webinar - EVENT LANGUAGE: English Our series of commemorative events to celebrate the 700th Anniversary of Dante Alighieri continues on a very special day: Dantedì. Established in 2020, Dantedì is the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri. March 25th was chosen as it is recognized by scholars a...

To mark the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri in Ravenna in 1321, activities and celebrations are being organized all over the world, confirming the universality of the message and the familiarity of The Divine Comedy, a work that not only contributed to the consolidation of the Tuscan dialect in the Italian language, but has also b...

On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, The Italian Cultural Society is pleased to host Prof. Francesco Ciabattoni from Georgetown University. Join us for our March Cultural Event: Polyphony in Dante’s Paradiso. Sunday, March 21st, 3:00 pm (ET), on Zoom. The event is in anticipation of the Dantedì, March 25th, the official day de...