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15 June 2020
“FARE CINEMA” FILM FESTIVAL (15-21 JUNE 2020)

The third edition of “Fare Cinema” (“Making Cinema”) Film Festival, an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to promote Italian cinema and the Italian film industry worldwide, will take place online from 15 to 21 June 2020. As in previous years, “Fare Cinema” will focus on “the art of film-making”, […]

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15 June 2020
A VIRTUAL JOURNEY THROUGH ITALIAN CULTURE

Italy means art, culture and creativity. In the most difficult times of the health crisis due to the covid-19 pandemic, under the motto #cultureneverstops, Italian cultural institutions were closed following the adoption of precautionary measures by the Italian Authorities, but remained open online to visitors from Italy and around the world. A few highlights of […]

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10 June 2020
Launch of the new internet website dedicated to Italian books in the world https://www.newitalianbooks.it/

Treccani – the Italian Institute of Enciclopedia, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Center for Books and Reading at the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, in collaboration with the Italian Publishers Association, presents New Italian Books: a website in Italian and English […]

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22 March 2020
European Food Safety Authority: no evidence that food is a source or route of transmission of the coronavirus.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and has issued a press release according to which there is currently no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of the virus: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/news/coronavirus-no-evidence-food-source-or-transmission-route  

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25 November 2019
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16 April 2019
Italian Universities at IECHE 2019

Three major Italian Universities took part in the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education – IECHE, from the 10th to the 13th of April 2019. Alma Mater Studiorum (University of Bologna), Politecnico Milano and LUISS Guido Carli University welcomed hundreds of Saudi students interested in studying in Italy. The exhibition allowed the three Universities […]

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21 March 2019
Italian Design Day 2019

  For the first time Riyadh was included among the 100 cities that hosted events celebrating the Italian Design Day. The Embassy of Italy organized a lecture by Architect Giovanna Carnevali about “Italian Design and NEOM – the City of the Future”. NEOM is the Kingdom’s planned mega-city currently under construction in a 26.500 square […]

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23 January 2019
THE SHAPES OF WATER Exhibition

23-31 January 2019, Prince Sultan Hall (Building 101), Prince Sultan University, Riyadh The Italian Embassy in Riyadh and Prince Sultan University are delighted to invite you to an exhibition curated by La Triennale di Milano and entitled “Trame d’acqua – The Shapes of Water”. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 23 January 2019 by the […]

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