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This year’s Italian Festival will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unity
This year’s Italian Festival will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unity exploring the intriguing development and character of the Italian identity through performances, concerts, films, exhibitions, seminars and other cultural events. Historical Note
One of the most prominent Italian composers and pianists, internationally recognized, Ludovico Einaudi has been described as minimalist, classical, ambient and contemporary.
in collaboration with PlayTown Roma cultural association. A festival featuring the screening of newest Italian movies production as well as a retrospective with the greatest Italian author’s movies, all combined with a series of panel discussions and workshops with exponents of both Italian and Thai movie production world. Related promotional activities will be organized in the same period.
A fascinating journey into the Buddhist iconography and the need of images (icons), the origin of early Buddhist art in India and its evolution from indexical (aniconic) to figurative and narrative, the visual narrative of Buddhist art in Southeast Asia, with an in depth analysis of the ways and meanings of the visual manifestation of the sacred..
Born in Florence on the 12th of February 1951, with the first ever fashion show, organized by the Marquis Giorgini in Villa Torregiani, the Italian"alta moda” celebrates in 2011 its 60th anniversary. The exhibition aims at celebrating the event with a collection of 84 samples of haute couture and accessories by the most famous Italian fashion designers featuring the evolution of the Italian fashion in the last 60 years.
A fascinating overview of the 44 UNESCO World Heritage sites situated in Italy, through 90 photographs taken by one of the best contemporary Italian photographers. photographic realities evolving into imaginary and symbolic images. From the essence of urban reality they express this loneliness and isolation so present today in our lives.
Two women artists, long term residents in Asia have come together to tell a story of cities and the solitude within its walls. The cities of Susanna Terra and Orit Drori are born from photographic realities evolving into imaginary and symbolic images. From the essence of urban reality they express this loneliness and isolation so present today in our lives.
The very successful manager will share with the public her unique experience as Director of Turin 2008 World Design Capital, underlying the winning formula of connecting experiences from various fields such as those of business administration and design.
The very successful businessman (among others, ex-President and CEO of SGS-Thomson Microelectronics) will share with us its very successful experience in the field of the business administration, that he reached thanks to the intensive implementation of highly innovative managerial criteria in the field of technological industry.
Exhibition dedicated to the deep cultural bilateral relations that led to the participation of Siam in the Turin Expo 1911 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Italian Unity, where the Siamese pavilion was designed by the Italian architect Mario Tamagno, the author of, among others, Bangkok’s Anantasamakon (Throne Hall).
Exhibition, mostly documentary, dedicated to the Italian science of restoration, articulated in sections focusing on the theories, techniques and masters of restoration, on the presentation of two excellent examples of restoration (Leonardo’s “Last supper” and Raphael’s “Madonna of the Goldfinch”) and on live demonstrations of restoration techniques.
 
 
  "The Siamese Pavilion at the Turin Expo 1911"
18th October-18th November 2011
Bangkok Art & Culture Center
 
Exhibition dedicated to the deep cultural bilateral relations that led to the participation of Siam in the Turin Expo 1911 held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Italian Unity. The Siamese pavilion of the Expo was designed by the Italian architect Mario Tamagno, the author of, among others, Bangkok’s Anantasamakon (Throne Hall).
 

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