Arts & Culture

The Italy China Foundation supports high-level cultural projects, through the identification of institutional and technical sponsors, location, partners and the involvement of institutions, enterprises, the press, the public. modern and contemporary art, film, theater, classical music, architecture and design: the Foundation is committed to promote and spread through their preferred channels in Italy and in China the most important events at international level.

September 10, 2014 - Matches a few weeks ago from Xian, the historic capital of China, Sept. 10, 15 jeep of journalists charged and people of culture and entertainment will come to Rome. Are retracing the Silk Road, the famous caravan route from Roman brought goods and ideas from China to Rome. The President of the Italy-China Foundation Cesare Romiti was present at the ceremony, live on CCTV and on Rai Uno.

Milan, 8/13 April 2014 - The Italy-China Foundation participates as a partner in Beijing Design Week, which this year will host 60 Chinese importers in the furniture industry, the largest Chinese delegation in the history of the Furniture Fair. The General Manager of the China Foundation Italy Margherita Barberis will participate in the presentation ceremony of China B2B Home, an exclusive platform for meetings and dialogue between Italian and Chinese professionals in the furniture design industry, one of the key events in the context of the presence of Beijing Design Week in Milan.

Milan, May 8, 2014 - China and Italy ANICA Foundation, in collaboration with the Far East Film Festival, organizing the semiario: "The Chinese film market. New scenarios and opportunities for Italian companies." The event will take place at the offices of ICE Palazzo delle Stelline in Corso Magenta 59 in Milan. Participate: Cesare Romiti, President Italy-China Foundation, Riccardo Tozzi, president of ANICA, Sabrina Baracetti, President Far East Film Festival, Stefania Ippoliti, National Film Commission Coordination, Maria Ruggieri, consultant of Far East Film Festival for China, Cristiano Bortone, Producer Orisa Productions, George Gosetti, Project Coordinator China ANICA. Download the invitation. For registration:

Udine, April 25th - May 3, 2014 - As always returns the Far East Film Festival, the most important event dedicated to the popular Asian cinema. The Italy-China Foundation participates as a media partner. Our members are given the opportunity to be part of this edition as a partner or sponsor, gaining a strong visibility. To discover all the opportunities for participation please contact Paola Lavezzoli, Download the presentation.

Rome, November 17, 2013 - Cesare Romiti and Riccardo Tozzi, president of Anica have signed an agreement that launches a partnership in the audiovisual sector for projects addressing the Chinese market. The agreement provides for a mutual and constant exchange of information, the identification of common projects, the activation of a "one voice" channel of dialogue with the institutions and the Chinese players, awareness of Italian operators already active in the large market Asian.

Imola, 18 to 30 July 2013 - The International Piano Academy "Incontri col Maestro" is organizing the second edition of Imola Summer Piano Academy & Festival, scheduled for July 18 to 30, with the participation of a large delegation of Chinese young musicians. Download the press release and the event program. For information: Camilla Ghedini,

Udine, 19 to 27 April 2013 - will be held in Udine 19 to 27 April the fifteenth edition of Far East Film Festival, the world's most important film festival in the Far East, also sponsored this year by the Italy-China Foundation. For more information

Project approached !: The Italy-China Foundation was awarded the tender proposed by Fondazione Cariplo entitled "Bringing new audience to the culture." Download the explanatory note of the approached project !, developed by the School of Continuing Education to enable students of the schools in the provinces of Milan, Como and Lodi to get in touch with the leading Chinese artistic traditions.

Turin, November 22, 2012 - Opening of the exhibition "Reflections of the East: 2500 years of mirrors in China and around" at the Museum of Oriental Art MAO that the Foundation has sponsored. For information

Turin, October 25, 2012- Thursday, October 25 Rotary Club Torino Nord organizes, for charity, a private visit to the Museum of Oriental Art in Turin during which there will be the presentation of the book "The Terracotta in ancient China-eighties sculpture centuries "Domenico hanger. Download the event poster and presentation of the book. For information Secretariat Rotary Torino Nord tel. 011 546 727.

Monza, October 12, 2012 -Friday Oct. 12 at the Reggia di Monza will be presented the first biennial Italy-China, the first major link between East and West in Contemporary Art. the side events organized parallel Exposition and you can visit the works will be presented in preview. Download the invitation.

Rome, 12 September 2012 - On September 12, 2012 at 18.30 hours at the Museo Hendrick Christian Andersen inaugurate "A Secret Tour", the Chinese artist Liu Bolin shows (Shandong 1973). '' A secret tour '' documents the intense relationship between the artist and Italy; exposed images tell a secret trip that the Chinese artist has made the most significant places of our country and in front of some of the great masterpieces of our past. The exhibition is curated by Raffaele Gavarro, sponsored by the Italy China Foundation and in collaboration with the Boxart Gallery in Verona.

Turin, July 21, 2012 - The School of Continuing Education Italy China Foundation organizes a guided tour at the Museum of Oriental Art of Turin: exceptional guide will be Dr. Marco Guglielminotti Trivel, curator of the Collection of the Museum on China. The cost of admission to the exhibition is 8 euro and the visit will take place Saturday, July 21. Adhesions are open until Wednesday, July 18. For information and registration: | 02 72 000000

Milan, July 4, 2012 - Starting Feast of Eurasia 2012 trip to the steering wheel Women, sponsored by the China Foundation Italy, Wednesday, July 4, at 19.00, at the Bobino Piazza Cantore in Milan. During the evening buffet, cocktails and the traditional raffle with great prizes. The Italy-China Foundation sponsors the charity project Eurasia 2012 Women at the wheel, sponsored by Gazzetta dello Sport Foundation and Candido Reedy. The project will finance the ActionAid activities in China, as well as other charities in Italy and Japan. For information

Milan, June 18, 2012 - The Italy-China Foundation sponsors the Beijing Design Fair, an initiative to boost trade between Italy and China and investment dedicated to the design industry. The presentation of Monday, June 18 took part: Margherita Barberis, General Manager Italy-China Foundation, Francesco Zurlo, Managing Director INDACO Department, Milan Polytechnic, Ico Migliore / Mara Servetto, Migliore + Servetto Associated Architects. For information and registration:

Milan, April 19, 2012 - The Foundation Italy-China patronizes the opening event of "Land of Flow", a spectacular exhibition of interactive art and design at the Fuorisalone of Milan who will present famous architects and designers from China and Worldwide. The event, organized by the Lenovo Group and the Beijing Design Week, sponsored by the Italy-China Foundation, will be held Thursday, April 19, at 19:00 at Le Sale del Re, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II 11/12, Milan.

Udine, 20 to 28 April 2012 - will be held as always in Udine, April 20 to 28, the 14th edition of the Far East Film Festival. This year's edition will be made up of international and European premieres, with the best films from China, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and many others. The films will be made at the Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine or Visionary, where we could watch movies that are projected in the metropolis of cinema. The Italy-China Foundation's media partner.

Milan, February 29, 2012 - The Italy-China Foundation presents the film "Io sono Li", Wednesday, February 29 at 20:30 at The Whistle, c / o The Steam Factory, Milan Via Procaccini 4. Shun Li works in a textile factory in the outskirts of Rome to obtain the documents and trying to bring Italy in his eight year old son. It is suddenly transferred to Chioggia, a small city-island in the Venetian lagoon to work as a bartender in a pub. Bepi, a Slavic fisherman, nicknamed by his friends, "the Poet", as he attended the small inn. Their encounter is a poetic escape from solitude, a silent dialogue between different cultures, but not further afield. It is a journey in the deep heart of a lagoon, who can be mother and cradle of ever estate identity. To attend the screening write to

Milan, January 20, 2012 - The Italy-China Foundation presents the documentary Dreamwork China, the documentary Ivan Franceschini and Tommaso Facchin of dreams and rights of a new generation in the factory of the world. Around the area of ​​Shenzhen metro, in the southern province of Guangdong, young workers talk about their lives, lives precariously balanced between expectations, difficulties and wishes for the future. Around them, activists and independent organizations are committed to give weight and substance to words like rights, dignity and equality. For registration:

Series of meetings Dinner with China - The China Foundation Italy, in collaboration with Jade Café, Fusion restaurant Jade Garden, the most prestigious Chinese restaurant in Milan, presents the project at Supper with China, a culinary journey through the major Chinese regional cuisines. A lesson that turns into dinner, history and legends related to the most famous traditional dishes explained by a language teacher and Chinese culture; the handwriting of a master to discover the symbolism and the etymology of the names of each plate and a tasting of fine Chinese teas paired with a tea taster to individual dishes. In memory of each evening, the calligraferà master of traditional Chinese characters the name of each participant on a scroll of rice paper. They have already made the Beijing dinner and Hngzhou dinner. For dates and details on upcoming events:

From 29 October 2011 to 13 May 2012: Show Manchu, the Last Emperor Show hosted in Treviso at the House of Carrara Manchu, the last dynasty that ruled the Celestial Empire from 1644 to 1911, will be the star of the fourth show on China : weapons and military uniforms of the great emperors Kangxi and Qianlong, the precious furnishings of the Mukden palace, including the legendary throne, the legendary collections of the Empress Cixi will be exhibited for the first time in the world along with personal items of the Last Emperor China, Pu Yi, the star of the unforgettable film masterpiece by Bernardo Bertolucci who will leave the Palace in Changchun, former capital of the puppet Manchukuo. To book a guided tour of the exhibition, it is advisable to contact the call center, phoning 0422-513150. For any information contact us at 0422-424390 or email

September 15, 2011, Rome - The Italy-China Foundation sponsors the exhibition China 1981. A selection from a group of more 'than 100 photos in black / white, which Silvano Lodi realizable' in 1981, in a significant place which China of that ' year, which saw its frontiers open to the world. The exhibition will open September 15, 2011 at the Santa Rita Room of Rome and will be open to the public until October 4, 2011.

July 21, 2011 - The Foundation sponsors Italy China "Bravo China" to be held Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the Teatro del Silenzio in the beautiful surroundings of Lajatico, in the province of Pisa.
"Bravo China" is a show in its ninth year that has passed through all five continents and in which Chinese international artists meet the main actors of the host country, coming from the world of bel canto, dance and pop music.
The 2011 edition has a particular role because Bravo China was included in the Chinese Cultural Year Program in Italy 40 years after the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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