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Promotional Events

Date:

09/03/2020


Promotional Events

Main promotional events organized by the Consulate of Italy in Kolkata during 2022

February 2022

- Your Voice Matters:a presentation of the art works of Nola Minolfi on 17/Feb/2022 to a group of 15-20 women at the Italian restaurant Fire and Ice Pizzeria Kolkata.

- Photo exhibition on Tram/Wheels (19/Feb/2022 to 27/Feb/2022) – second part of “From Kolkata to Italy: of souls in celebration”. A selection of photographs displayed on two tram wagons in three different depots of Kolkata (Esplanade, Shyambazar, Gariahat). Photographs by: Rajib De (Kolkata), Alessandro Rosani, Giuseppe Ialuna & Rossana Coslovi (Italy).

- The Consulate General of Italy participated with the Italian Pavilion at the 45th International Kolkata Book Fair 2022, from 28/February/2022 to 13/March/2022 at Central Park, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

              – Photo exhibition of the selected photographs “From Kolkata to Italy” part 1 & 2.
              – Photo exhibition of the photographs of the 2 adventures of Puchki & Cookie in Italy.
              – Launch of the Catalogue based on the photographic exhibition “From Kolkata to Italy” part 1 & 2.
              – “Love, Tragedy Eternity” an interdisciplinary spectacle based on the story of doomed lovers Paolo & Francesca, drawing reference from Dante Alighieri's "La Divina Commedia", performed by Dancers' Guild.

January 2022

- A virtual seminar (28/Jan/2022) was organised by the Consulate General of in Italy in Kolkata in collaboration with the Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IICCI) with the Horticulture Department, Government of Nagaland on projects related to growing fruits with Italian agro technology.

 

Main promotional events organized by the Consulate of Italy in Kolkata during 2021

December 2021

- In collaboration with the Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio, Italy and the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata, the Italian Consulate has celebrated the 2021 Edition of "10 Italian Short Films Around the World".

- Christmas Concert & High Tea 2021 was organised at Kenilworth Hotel on 12th December 2021. Christmas Carols have been sung by the Ramakrishna Mission Blind Boys Academy & Calcutta Blind School with Kanishka at the Piano.

- Special Screening of the Italian Film OTTO E MEZZO (with English subtitles), a film by Legendary Director FEDERICO FELLINI, Starring MARCELLO MASTROIANNI & CLAUDIA CARDINALE at NEW EMPIRE CINEMA on 17th of December, 2021.

- KCC –Laboratory –Love, Tragedy & Eternity.

November 2021

- Seminar to honour the life and works of Mr. Louis Mandelli: The Consulate General of Italy in collaboration with FREED in Kurseong organised a seminar to honour the life and works of Mr. Louis Mandelli, an ornithologist of Italian origin who spent a significant part of his life in the Darjeeling region. Among the speakers, Massimo Spadoni, Scientific Attaché from the Embassy of Italy, New Delhi, elaborated on the effects of climate change on vulnerable lands, with a particular attention to tea plantations, which are widespread in the region of Darjeeling.

- Photographic exhibition "Sacred Rivers, Streams of Knowledge: The Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata in collaboration with the West Bengal Transport Corporation inaugurated the photography exhibition "Sacred Rivers, Streams of Knowledge" aboard the Kolkata Heritage River Cruise on 10th November 2021.
The exhibition comprises photos of the river Tiber, in Italy and of the Ganges in India, captured by Italian photographer Mr. Giancarlo Cammerini @giancarlo.cammerini at various locations starting from their sources until their merging with the seas.
The performance was followed by a seminar in which Massimo Spadoni, Scientific Attaché from the Embassy of Italy, New Delhi, and Debal Deb, biologist and ecologist explained the role of rivers in the ecosystem and their cultural and environmental significance, emphasising the detrimental effects of climate change.

- Exhibition, the adventures of “Puchki and Cookie in Italy" has been organised by the Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata in collaboration with the Kolkata Police Museum. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Soumen Mitra, IPS, with the Consul General of Italy.

- "Pizza Napoletana" to kick off the celebrations of the 6th edition of the "WORLD WEEK OF ITALIAN CUISINE". This event was held at the premises of the Italian Consulate in Kolkata with the participation of the Italian cuisine lovers from different walks of life.

- "LA NONNA ENCOUNTERS THE STAR” -Special Italian Dinner by “Michelin Star Chef Adriano Baldassarre – was held at the Fire And Ice Pizzeria, Kolkata to Celebrate the 6th edition of the World Week of Italian Cuisine.

- “MASTERCLASS by Michelin Star Chef Adriano Baldassarre at SNU” The Consulate General of Italy in collaboration with the Sister Nivedita University has organized the MASTERCLASS to celebrate the 6th Edition of the World Week of Italian Cuisine in India. The students got a chance to intract with Michelin Star Chef while mastering the art of Pasta & Pizza Making.

- Dante Alighieri’s 700th Death Anniversary. Students from the School of Fine Arts and Design, Sister Nivedita University participated in the exhibition ‘Remembering Dante’ on 27th November at SNU campus. The exhibition was dedicated to and inspired by Dante and his immortal works. The artworks on display portrayed the essence of Dante and his work, as interpreted by the students through different media. The Consul General of Italy in kolkata together the Vice Chancellor of Sister Nivedita University also distributed certificates and prizes to the participating students.

October 2021

- ‘Gusto Italiano', an evening of Italian Fashion & Food hosted by the Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata at The Taj Bengal in the presence of H.E. Vincenzo DE LUCA, Ambassador of Italy to India, to introduce two Italian Luxury brands to Kolkata.

- H.E. Vincenzo DE LUCA, Ambassador of Italy to India, together with Soumen Mitra (IPS), Commissioner of Police, and Prof. Tathagata Chatterji, addressing the physical and virtual audience of the seminar on Heritage Preservation & Conservation in Kolkata, organised at the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

- Interactive session with the main businessmen in the fields of leather and textile, organised by Rajiva Sinha, Chairman of the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation. H.E. Vincenzo DE LUCA, Ambassador of Italy to India, illustrates the projects of integration of Italian and Indian SMEs in value chain.

September 2021

- Photo exhibition Part II ‘From Kolkata to Italy: of souls in celebration’Italy: of souls in celebration’, by Rajib De, Alessandro Rosani, Rossana Coslovi & Giuseppe Ialuna, curated by Francesca Rosani.
More than 70 black and white photographs of Kolkata and various Italian cities, in collaboration with The Lalit Great Eastern hotel and Bakery, 4th-18th September.

- High Tea with Students

The Consul General meets with Indian students going to Italy to pursue higher education at the presence of former students in Italy who came back to Kolkata, in collaboration with Taj Bengal, 15th September.

August 2021

- Glass bottle painting workshop ‘Forza Azzurri’ for various kids of Kolkata to celebrate sport achievements, in association with FREED.

- From Kolkata to Italy - of places in dialogue On Wheels.
Selection of photographs displayed on two tram wagons in three different depots of Kolkata (Esplanade, Shyambazar, Gariahat), 24th August-2nd September, in collaboration with the WBTC (West Bengal Transport Corporation).

July 2021

- Webinar on business opportunities between Italian and WB companies, in collaboration with Bharat Chamber of Commerce

- Photo exhibition Part II ‘From Kolkata to Italy: of souls in celebration’

June 2021

- Visit of the CG to three district hospitals in North 24 Parganas and Bolpur to inaugurate the medical equipment donated by
Italian citizens, coordinatedby the association ‘Insieme per mano’

- Webinar on restoration and conservation of cultural heritage in collaboration with the National trust for Italy (FAI) and
the local association PUBLIC

May 2021

- River to River Florence Indian Film Festival

March 2021

- Inauguration of Photo Exhibition "From Kolkata to Italy ~ Of Places in Dialogue"

February 2021

- World Day of the Commedia dell'Arte 2021

- Recitation of Dante

January 2021

- Kolkata remembers Luigi Pio Tessitori

- Centenary Tribute to Federico Fellini

- Tribute to Federico Fellini at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

 

Main promotional events organized by the Consulate of Italy in Kolkata during 2020

- High-Tea with students

November 2020

-  Fresh Pasta Making Masterclass

December 2020

- Christmas Concert

- A Festival of Italian Short Films

 


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