2007 talian Week

Message from founder and creator of the Italian Week

Cav. Alessandro Sorbello, Founder and Creator of the Italian Week

Message from Authorities 

His Excellency Mr Stefano Starace Janfolla, Italian Ambassador in Canberra

Lucy Brook, Brisbane News

Jan Jarratt, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for State Development,  Employment and Industrial Relations.

Michael Choi MP, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Environment and Multiculturalism


Media Coverage


Media Release for Italian Week 2007 from the consul of Italy (Page 1, page 2 and page 3)

Media release of the “…Arrivi…Partenze” Official Opening


Youtube videos

Promotional Material



Promotional videos

Italian Week 2007 Promo

Program of Events Full Program

Concert of the Italian pop/rock band TRIM

The “Trim!” project was conceived in January 2006 when drummer Francesco Pradella together with keyboard player Giuliano Valori combined their talents with singer Claudio Desideri, guitarist Francesco Cavalluzzo and bass player Yann Rogier, to form a band.


Dance Theatre Piece “….Arrivi….Partenze”

Following over a Century of history of migration to Australia “…Arrivi … Partenze” offers now a new reading of the migration phenomenon in XXI Century Australia.

Jaider De Oliveira performs his latest composition “Moving” live

Jaider De Oliveira, singer, producer, performer, guitarist, percussionist, teacher and entertainer. Jaider will perform ‘Moving’ as part of ‘…Arrivi … Partenze’. Brazilian born and trained, Jaider came to Australia in 1970.


Official Reception for the Festa della Repubblica

On the 2nd of June at 6.30 pm, Dr. Francesco Capecchi, Italian Consul to Queensland and Northern Terrritory will host an invitation only official reception for the Festa della Repubblica at Southbank.


Online Launch of Thinking Italian Being Australian

To celebrate Italian Week 2007 we present the online launch of the visual publication of Thinking Italian Being Australian ‘Pensare Italiano essere Australiano.