A SERIES OF EVENTS DUBBED ORIZZONTI ITALIANI IS BEING MOUNTED DURING THE YEAR TO CONSOLIDATE TURKEY-ITALY ECONOMIC, SCIENTIFIC AND POLITICAL RELATIONS.
With upwards of sixty initiatives taking part, the events cover a wide spectrum from contemporary cinema criticism and archaeology symposia to meetings on economic relations, architecture and design exhibitions, and fashion shows.
Italy’s Ambassador to Turkey, Gianpaolo Scarante reports that Orizzonti Italiani, currently in its third year, was born out of Italy’s sense of obligation to share its rich cultural heritage.
A 300-YEAR TRADITION
Based on one of Italy’s oldest theater traditions, Commedia dell’arte Istanbul 2013 is being realized with artistic direction by Italian artist, Mario Gallo. The plays and workshops, in which teams from Italy, Portugal, France, Germany and Turkey are participating, will take place at venues around the city February 23 to 25.
For more information: commediadellartedayistanbul2013.com