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18th ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK

Date:

10/24/2018


18th ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK

The 18th Italian Language Week in the World, this year focused on the topic "Italian and the network, the networks for Italian", has unfolded along an articulated calendar of events in Hanoi:


- Italian University Fair: 14 Italian universities have illustrated the broad educational offer for Vietnamese students and 3 Italian companies operating in Vietnam have emphasized the functional link between a quality preparation in Italy and possible job opportunities in Vietnam.

 

- Activities at the Department of Italian Studies of the Hanoi University: the opening conference of the Week made it possible to address the theme of this year, especially regarding the effects of new technologies and networks in general on the dissemination and learning of Italian language. The Department has also organized an interesting tourist competition for the best "Cicerone 2018" and the traditional celebration of Italian culture by the students.


- Presentation on Leonardo Da Vinci: the recent publication in Vietnamese of a text on Leonardo Da Vinci by the Omega + publishing house allowed to present the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci in all its forms to the public convened at Casa Italia, as well as to underline how the Italian language is synonymous with excellence and creativity in many areas.


- Presentation of the NABA of Milan: one of the most prestigious Italian educational institutions presented its courses at Casa Italia to Vietnamese students, which show an ever-growing interest in Italian design and fashion.


- Inauguration of the new headquarters of the Dante Alighieri Committee in Hanoi: the offer of Italian language and culture in Hanoi is further enriched thanks to the new headquarters of the Dante Committee, where the Vietnamese public will be able to attend language courses and deepen some aspects of our culture.

 

On the occasion of the XVIII Language Week, a thematic volume was published by the Accademia della Crusca (click here to consult it) and a short promotional video was produced (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q9nGPMz-vo).

Moreover, the funny App for smartphones "ItaliAMO" is still active, offering a basic Italian language course A1 guided by Leonardo Da Vinci and Monna Lisa.


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