Message from founder and creator of the Italian Week
Cav. Alessandro Sorbello, Founder and Creator of the Italian Week
Messages from Authorities
H.E. MR. Gian Ludovico DE MARTINO di MONTEGIORDANO, The Italian Ambassador to Australia
Dott. Francesco Capecchi, Consul of Italy for Queensland and the North Territory
The Hon. Grace Grace MP, Labor State Member for Brisbane Central
Partners and sponsors
The Consulate of Italy for Queensland and Northern Territory
The Pellegrino Scholarship
Dante Alighieri Society
Program of Events Full Program
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The Ultimate Coffee Experience
Traditional Cupping – This 2 hour course will begin will a full detailed factory tour where you will learn about coffee right from crop to cup giving you ‘ The Ultimate Coffee Experience’.
We will the move into the training room to put all this knowledge where it counts, through the coffee machine!
Architecture- Association Toscani nel Mondo
The Association Toscani nel Mondo del QLD and NT will organize a conference by Arch. Alessandro Barocchi on the subject: “Firenze, capoluogo della Toscana, genesi d’una città dall’eta’ romana ad oggi”.
Literary evening with Susan Parisi presenting “Blood of Dreams”
A Canadian-Australian, Susan Parisi’s long standing love affair with the Italian culture began when she married an Italian-Australian and was immediately swept up in the passion and love-of-life of a large Italianfamily.
Italian Week Cup
As part of Italian Week 2008 celebrations, Brisbane City Football Club ‘Azzurri’ at Spencer Park Newmarket, will stage a tournament of ‘Calcetto’ 5-a-side Football.
An Encounter with Gioacchino Rossini
As part of its 2008 season Opera Queensland presents ‘The Barber of Seville’.
Sebastian Di Mauro – Art Exhibition and Presentation
In conjunction with the QUT Art Museum Art exhibition and discussion featuring Sebastian Di Mauro, a significant Australian contemporary. His work was featured in the first National Gallery Sculpture Prize at the National Gallery and has been selected for every major sculpture prize in Australia.
Italian Style Down Under/Fashion
Elio Marzullo and Bruce Tully. Italian Born Elio Marzullo of fashion house Elio Moda and Bruce Tully from Depazzi will discuss the influence of Italian design on their respective practices.
Italian Food and Wine at Sirianni’s Fine Foods at the Emporium
Hosted by Sirianni Fine Foods and featuring wine tastings from Ballandean Estates Wines. Showcasing Italian producers, Sirianni’s Fine Foods brings together as selection of Italian food and beverage suppliers to offer exhibitions and tastings.
Rosario La Spina Puccini Spectacular St John’s Cathedral
Internationally renowned artist born in Brisbane Italian/Australian Tenor with experiences at ‘La Scala di Milano’ Rosario La Spina recreates the power and passion of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini as we mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Music Concert at Suncorp Piazza
Anna Maria La Spina
Shandell Tosoni winner of The Pellegrino Scolarship
Fashion at Suncorp Piazza by Elio Moda
Italian Motor Expo
Southbank Parklands on in Little Stanley Street, the Italian Motor Vehicle Clubs will showcase Classic and contemporary Italian Motor Vehicles.
La Dolce Vita
In keeping with last year’s event to celebrate the Official Italian Week, La Dolce Vita has organised an evening of live music and entertainment for the ‘Festa della Repubblica’.
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