Dante Alighieri Today (Manila)
This year, we celebrate the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri, considered the father of the Italian language and one of the greatest poets in the whole world.
For this reason we would like to offer you a month long journey into the work of Dante Alighieri, a series of events that will highlight the relevance of his work in our contemporary world. The contemporaneity of Dante and the Divine Comedy will be explored through many art disciplines and events. It will focus on three particular perspectives: Dante and the world literature, Dante Today in Italy and Dante Today in the Philippines.
Conferences and Lectures
Italian thematic dinners
Illustration exhibit on the Divine Comedy
Reading of the Divine Comedy and performances
Interactive paint exhibit
Short animation film competition
Movie showing projection
Workshops on teaching Dante Alighieri
The cycle of events will take place starting in the second half of October Protected content will run for the entire month of November.
Dante Alighieri‘s works influenced cultures, arts and popular views and opinions all over the world.
Societa’ Dante Alighieri Comitato di Manila, with the Italian Embassy, the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the Philippine Italian Association and other partners would like celebrate Dante Alighieri in ways that would encourage more and more Filipinos to appreciate his work and relevance in modern times!
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