The 2013 Year of Italian Culture Celebrated at the U Library

Nov 14, 2013 799

Italian food, art, architecture, and culture endears us to a nation and people known for its vibrancy, flare and elegance. La Parola Scritta: XVI Centuries of Italian Culture in Ink will celebrate Italian contributions to world history and culture as seen through the pages of rare books held at the J. Willard Marriott Library in Special Collections at The University of Utah.

The event, which includes a hands-on book display and a reception, is one of many being held across the nation as part of the "2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States." That initiative was conceived by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and announced by Consul General Mauro Battocchi when he visited Salt Lake City in November 2012. 

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