Pirandello's birthplace is located in a district called "the Caos," an area halfway between Agrigento and Porto Empedocle, in the southern part of Sicily. It is set on a hill facing the Mediterranean sea, in a natural setting full of olive trees and centuries-old oaks. Here you will instantly feel to go back in time.  We recommend you to drop by th...

“Imparerai a tue spese che nel lungo tragitto della vita incontrerai tante maschere e pochi volti.” This month’s book is an interesting and fascinating story, from a brilliant author who created yet another masterpiece for the Italian literature.  Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) was an author, narrator, and playwright who reached his fame in the theat...

A round table to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the first performance of Luigi Pirandello's masterpiece. December 13, 2021 6PM - Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NY. RSVP here. Limited capacity. Guests will be asked to show proof of vaccination upon entry. Speakers: Lisa Sarti, Ph.D. - The City University of New York; Pietro Fras...

Annually the Nobel Prize is awarded to those brilliant minds who distinguish themselves in this sector: physics, chemistry, economics, medicine, literature and brotherhood among Nations.  In 2021 Giorgio Parisi win the physics prize: he is an italian who joins the distinguished group of 20 enlightened men and women who have brought prestige to Ital...

March 11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italan American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professo...

A group of Torrington middle and high school students and participants in the Connecticut Academy for the Arts’ Italian fine arts outreach program will be recognized for winning a literary contest on Nov. 20. Superintendent of Schools Sue Lubomski is expected to honor the group during the Board of Education meeting, starting at 6 p.m. The students...

Leaving home is never easy. When that journey means saying goodbye to your "terra madre" — or loosely translated, motherland — crossing the Atlantic and settling into an area that is just as foreign to you as the language, “difficult” doesn't even begin to cover it. Take it from Vita Maria Mesnick. With her Italian heritage and love of teaching per...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F - San Francisco. Free Admission | RSVP One and No-one: A Pirandello Extravaganza. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Pirandello's birthJoin us for an evening of revelry to celebrate 150 years from the birth of Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello...

Join us at the ICCC as we celebrate the 17th Week of Italian Language in the World, “l’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema (Italian in the movies and at the movies)” by showcasing Luigi Pirandello and his writing legacy as an Italian novelist, playwright, poet, shorty story writer, and winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his alm...

When:Wednesday, October 04, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Total runtime: 110 minutes - Screenings in Italian with English subtitles REGISTRATION & PHOTO ID REQUIRED - DOORS OPEN 30 MINUTES PRIOR EVENT START-TIME To mark the 150th birth of Luigi Pirandello, the Italian Cultu...