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500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death



500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death

Hanoi city celebrated Leonardo da Vinci’s genius in 2019 joining with enthusiasm the celebrations promoted by the Embassy of Italy:

Exhibition “Leonardo. Il genio gentile” (“Leonardo. The gentle genius”)
The exhibition, created and realized by Ambassador Stefano Baldi, consists of 14 panels illustrating Leonardo’s contributions in different fields. It was displayed in June at Hanoi Museum on the occasion of the official visit of the Italian Prime Minister and the Italy-ASEAN Economic Dialogue Forum. Later it was displayed at “Piazza Italia”, integrated promotion event held at the end of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World. Last, it moved to Hanoi Railway Station, where it will be displayed until January 6th.

Screening of the Movie “Being Leonardo da Vinci. An impossible interview”
The movie, realized by Massimo Finazzer Flory, was shown on December 5th at “L’Espace” Cinema in Hanoi, in collaboration with the French Cultural Institute, with Vietnamese subtitles.

Launch of two commemorative stamps
Vietnamese Post issued 2 stamps depicting “The last supper” and “The lady with the ermine” and the presentation took place on the occasion of the screening of the movie realized by Finazzer Flory at L’Espace Cinema in Hanoi.