Italy in Serbia 2019 Programme

Celebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations and 10 years of strategic partnership between Italy and Serbia

Programme of the main events

date events
13 February An exhibition and play dedicated to Dario Fo at the National Theatre in Belgrade
25 February Concert of pianist Alessandra Celletti at the Kolarac Music Gallery in Belgrade
7 March-26 May An exhibition Bernini School and Roman Baroque at the National Museum in Belgrade
13 March Guitar Art Festival – performance by Giampaolo Bandini and Cesare Chiachiaretta
17 March Symposium Club of RomeMichele Library and Giovanni Seneca at the final event
18 March Symposium Club of Rome, history and perspectives at the Belgrade University, in cooperation with the Serbian branch of the Club of Rome and the Belgrade University
20 March Italian Design Day at the Museum of Science and Technology in Belgrade
25-28 March Belgrade Dance Festival, a production of Rossini’s Overture by the Italian company Spellbound
April Italian Scientific Research Day in the World
April 140 Springs Festival – films, exhibition and lecture in Niš
10 April – 3 May Meetings of art, an exhibition by artists Anita Cerpelloni and Gordana Kaljalović at the Italian Institute for Culture in Belgrade
27-29 April Dance performance La vie Parisienne, by Sabrina Bosco
May Marking 40 years of the Italian language department in cooperation with the University of Novi Sad
11-17 May Agriculture Fair in Novi Sad (Italy is a partner country this year) in cooperation with ICE
11-17 May Agriculture Fair in Novi Sad: a concert of maestro Gianluca Marciano
14 May Fare Cinema, exhibition “Steps” by the artist Alfredo Pirri in the Yugoslav Film Archives
21-26 May Fare Cinema, Italian Film Festival in cooperation with the Yugoslav Film Archives
26 May Fare Cinema, Concert by Mauro Maur and Francoise de Clossey in the Yugoslav Film Archives
27 May Piazza Italia-Subotica. Concert in collaboration with the Mandolin Orchestra from Busta Arsizio in the Franciscan Church in Subotica
27 May Concert in collaboration with the Mandolin Orchestra from Busta Arsizio in the Franciscan Church in the Karmel Monastery, Sombor
31 May-1 June An international conference on the history of relations between Italy and Serbia, in cooperation with the Institute des Etudes Balcaniques and SASA
June Cooperation with the Serbian National Theatre from Novi Sad – programmes Artist in residence, Opera Festival
July/August Italy in Serbia, film festival in the Yugoslav Film Archives
24 September Eros Ramazzotti Concert in Štark Arena
October Italian Modern Art Day 
October An exhibition of historical documents concerning relations between Italy and Serbia. The exhibition is organised by the Archives of Serbia 
October The conference in Novi Sad on cooperation with Italian restorers from the Institute for Conservation and Restoration of OPD, in cooperation with Matica srpska
21-27 October Italian language on stage, XIX Italian language in the world week
30 October – 29 November The exhibition Inspired by Italy in cooperation with Matica srpska, at the Italian Institute for Culture in Belgrade
November The Italian Cuisine in the World week
November 25 years since the introduction of the Alitalia’s Rome – Belgrade flight
November Scientific Meeting Italy and Serbia – literary, linguistic and cultural roads, in cooperation with the University of Belgrade
November Isabella Rossellini in Belgrade with the play “Link Link Circus”
December Opera Manon Lesko in cooperation with the Livorno Theatre at the National Theatre in Belgrade
9-15 September Festival of chamber music
tba Events in cooperation with the Archives of Vojvodina: presentation of the books by Milovan Pissari and Jovana Ivetić on the relations between Italy and Serbia