Istituto Di Cultura - Pretoria



Johannesburg Prize
Johannesburg PrizeSunday, September 01, 2019 → Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Johannesburg Prize, which saw the candidacy of many emerging and well-known Italian artists, closed for applications on 22 May. The jury, composed by Fabio Troisi (Italian Institute of Culture in Pretoria), Carolina Italiano (Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities) and Benji Liebmann (The Nirox Foundation),...

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Giovanni Guidi on tour
Giovanni Guidi on tourThursday, September 12, 2019 → Sunday, September 22, 2019

Italian jazz pianist Giovanni Guidi will be in South Africa in September 2019 for a tour of refined artistic collaboration. Guidi will make his first stop in Gauteng, where he will hold the following quintet concerts with local artists: GIOVANNI GUIDI QUINTETMarcus Wyatt (tpt)Sisonke Xonti (tenor sax)Giovanni Guidi (piano)Romy...

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Pathological Theatre
Pathological TheatreFriday, September 27, 2019 → Sunday, September 29, 2019

 In September 2019, the Market Theatre in Johannesburg presents a unique production of great classical tragedy Medea. The show sees on stage people with disabilities from Italian theatre company Teatro Patologico from Rome, accompanied by professional actors, thanks to the collaboration between the Italian Cultural Insti...

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Wall-Eyes. Looking at Italy and Africa, curated by Ilaria Bernardi
Wall-Eyes. Looking at Italy and Africa, curated by Ilaria BernardiThursday, October 03, 2019 → Thursday, November 07, 2019

  Within the integrated promotion program Italy, Cultures, Africa promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Italian Cultural Institute of Pretoria presents Wall Eyes. Looking at Italy and Africa, a group show, curated by Ilaria Bernardi, which aims to spark the dialogue between y...

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Jazz in Africa - Federica Michisanti - Horn Trio
Jazz in Africa - Federica Michisanti - Horn TrioThursday, October 03, 2019 → Sunday, October 06, 2019

Federica Michisanti was born in Rome. Bass and doublebass player. She is considered one of the new names in Italian jazz and one of the most interesting: in just a few years the Roman musician has sparked the interest of both critics and the public with her rigorous expression, underpinned by research that marries the...

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Week of Italian language in the world - Massimo Arcangeli - A thousand years of new words
Week of Italian language in the world - Massimo Arcangeli - A thousand years of new wordsFriday, October 18, 2019 → Thursday, October 24, 2019

A show that tells, through images (still and moving), more than 1000 years of history of our language (starting from "Sao ko kelle terre ...") through new words. More than a millennium of "material" neologisms that have witnessed social transformations (means of communication and transport, customs, etc.), food habits,...

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I Bassifondi
I BassifondiFriday, November 15, 2019 → Wednesday, November 20, 2019

I Bassifondi ensemble of baroque music will be on tour in South Africa from 14 to 20 November 2019.The concert program is as follows:Friday, November 15: Brooklyn Theatre, PretoriaSaturday 16 November: Northwards, JohannesburgSunday 17 November: Etienne Rosseau Theatre, SasolburgWednesday 20 November at 20:00: St Andrew&rsq...

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