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newitalianbooks.it The new digital channel to promote Italian books in the world

Date:

06/02/2020


newitalianbooks.it  The new digital channel to promote Italian books in the world

On the 11 June at 11.30 hrs. (local Bangkok time 16.30 hrs.) there will be a Press Conference to present and introduce the new website: www.newitalianbooks.it (available both Italian and English).

This new platform is an initiative of Institute of Italian encyclopedia TRECCANI, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), the Centre for Books and for Reading under the Italian Ministry of Culture (MiBACT) and the Association of Italian Editors (AIE) with the with the aim to promote Italian writers and books all around the world. It is dedicated in particulart to editors, publishers and copyright agencies, but also to teachers, students of Italian language of all levels and, more in general, Italian culture lovers.
The presentation will be showed in streaming on TRECCANI Facebook channel will be introduced by a weolcom address by H.E. Mrs. Marina Sereni, Vice Minister of the Foreign Affairs.

Other key speakers will be Ambassador Lorenzo Angeloni (MAECI), Mr. Massimo Bray (Director General of Treccani), Mr. Romano Montroni (President of Cepell – MiBACT) and Mr. Riccardo Franco Levi (President of AIE).
After the press conference, there will be a roundtable with the participation of Mrs. Helena Janeczek (winner of Strega award in 2018) and Mr. Federico Andornino (Editor of Weidenfeld & Nicolson press) and Mrs. Cristina Feloci (Journalist) will be the moderator.


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