Italian Cultural Institute
Italy has been celebrating the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri. Also, the Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El-Mokadem.
Wed 13, 5pm (Online): The appointment with Sicilian writer Giovanni Verga’s readings returns, during which still little-known aspects of his classical work Nedda will be explored, Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83314939399#success
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
Fri 8, 4 and 8pm: Egyptian poet Amr Hassan in a different musical-poetic concert.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 7 October, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly