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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Cultural Events

Soul Food/Cibo per l’anima

Bilingual Poetry Marathon/Maratona bilingue di poesia (EN/IT)

organized with the support of the Società Dante Alighieri in Rome

and of the General Consulate of  Italy in Vancouver &

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Saturday, 18 November 2023
12.00 pm-1.00 pm (PST), 3.00 pm-4.00 pm (EST)

9.00 pm (Rome time)
In English and Italian – on Zoom

FREE EVENT -  Donations are welcome!* 
Please
RSVP  & send your donation to receive the Zoom link
If you are a Member, you will receive the link a day prior to the event! 

* Please RSVP  & send your donation at:
info@dantesocietybc.ca

About the Event:

To celebrate Italian cuisine week worldwide, we have organized a bilingual poetry marathon.

 

Inspired by the rich Italian culinary heritage, ten poets have crafted unique poems exclusively for this event.

They will present their works in both Italian and English, or vice versa, for your enjoyment.

PARTICIPATING POETS:

- Serena Piccoli

- Sandro Pecchiari

- Paolo Gambi

- Nelvia Di Monte

- Lucia Guidorizzi

- Jonathan Rizzo

- Giorgia Monti

- Fabio Strinati

- Diego Bastianutti

- Arianna Dagnino

 

Join us and savour poetry at its tastiest!

For info & donations email: info@dantesocietybc.ca

"Venice & its secrets"

Date: TBA
12.00 pm-1.00 pm (PST)
In English – On Zoom


Free for Members & Students -  $10 donation for Non-Members* Please RSVP  & send your donation to receive the Zoom linkIf you are a Member, you will receive the link a day prior to the event! 

* Please RSVP  & send your donation at:
info@dantesocietybc.ca

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About the Event:

Join us for a historical tour of Venice and its hidden treasures with Dr. Luisa Canuto, teacher in the Italian Studies program at the University of British Columbia.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Luisa Canuto is teaching full-time at the French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Department. She has acquired graduate degrees in disciplines ranging from History to publishing to second language acquisition and teaching. Each degree reflects her diverse passions and learning interests — Italian and Venetian Medieval and Renaissance history, journalism and teaching and learning theories and best practices.

*Please send your $10 donation via Interac email transfer at info@dantesocietybc.ca

Or Become a Member! The yearly membership costs $40 and offers free access to all our paying events &

a 5% discount on all the Italian language courses at our Dante Italian Language School in Vancouver

For info & donations email: info@dantesocietybc.ca

Con stile.

Perché le donne vestono come i romani e gli uomini come i barbari

Date: TBA
12:00 pm-1:00 pm PDT/Vancouver Time
In italiano -
via Zoom
Gratis per soci e studenti - donazione $10 per i non soci


* Please RSVP below & send us your donation to receive the Zoom link
If you are a member, you will receive the link a day prior to the event!
 

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La Dante Alighieri Society of BC, in collaborazione con l' Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto, invita alla conferenza
tenuta dalla storico
Alessandro Marzo Magno

Event's details:

In questo incontro, Alessandro Marzo Magno racconterà l’influenza italiana sulla storia dell’abbigliamento.


About the presenter:

Alessandro Marzo Magno, giornalista e veneziano itinerante ora di stanza a Milano, da tempo si dedica alla divulgazione storica. Ha scritto o curato diciassette libri, tra i quali L’invenzione dei soldi. Quando la finanza parlava italiano (Garzanti) e Con Stile. Come l'Italia ha vestito (e svestito) il mondo (Garzanti).

For info & donations email: info@dantesocietybc.ca

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STAY TUNED!​

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If you would like to propose an event,

please contact our

Cultural Events Coordinator,

Dr. Arianna Dagnino

at aridag@me.com

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To know more about our cultural program,
check our past events here.

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