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August 2019

Aug 15

The Dante collection in the University of Sydney Library

August 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fisher Library, room 218 – University of Sydney, Fisher Library (F03), Eastern Ave, University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006
Sydney, Australia

Dear members and friends of the Dante, we invite you to join us on this meaningful occasion! The Dante Alighieri Society Sydney will donate its precious copy of the Divina Commedia - The Divine Comedy - to the University of Sydney, which has organised a special event to celebrate this donation. On 15 August 2019, from 4 to 6:30 pm, come and meet us at the Fisher Library, where Prof. Nerida Newbigin and Dr. Francesco Borghesi will entertain us with…

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December 2018

Dec 16

The 50th anniversary of Il Porcellino

December 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Il Porcellino is the bronze statue that graces Macquarie Street at the entrance of the Old Sydney Hospital. The statue, surprisingly not known to many sydneysiders, was donated to the City of Sydney by the Marchioness Clarissa Fiaschi Torrigiani on 16 December 1968 in memory of her father, Dr. Tommaso Fiaschi. Dr. Fiaschi was an extraordinary gentleman who in 1896 founded the Dante Alighieri Society Sydney, but he is also and maybe better known as a surgeon who introduced sterilisation…

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November 2018

Nov 14

DASS party 2018

November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - November 15, 2018 @ 12:30 am
Grappa Ristorante e Bar,

The Dante Alighieri Society Sydney end-of-the-year party 2018! Over 150 guests made this year's party a memorable one, thank you all!

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May 2018

May 18

Matera: storia di un destino capovolto

May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Vice-president Concetta Cirigliano Perna spoke about the wonderful city of Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture, while actress Bianca Bonino read some excerpts from "Cristo si è fermato ad Eboli" and "L'uva Puttanella".

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