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Italian cultural and culinary week (Kampala, 14 – 18 November)

The Embassy of Italy is organizing from November 14 to 18 an Italian Cultural and Culinary Week. The program includes several events: gala dinners to promote the Italian cuisine; concerts of the Roman singer Claudia Hausmann, together with the Ugandan Jazz group Baxmba Waves; workshops on cuisine, music and “social design”; events in favor of the students of Ambrosoli International School (which was founded by the Italian community and of which we today celebrate the 25th anniversary).

During the week the Italian Embassy will run a fundraising campaign in favor of Grisciano (#KampalaPerGrisciano), a medieval village, hometown of ”pasta alla gricia”, heavily damaged by the earthquake that struck Central Italy on August 24 (and the consequent seismic events). The funds will be channeled through the association “Amici di Grisciano” (“Friends of Grisciano”: www.associazioneamicidigrisciano.it) to reconstruct projects.

The Embassy thanks the partners that have offered crucial contributions to the organization of the week: Africell, Emirates, Sheraton Kampala, Cheesvi Ltd, Linove, Jazzville.

Looking forward to seeing you!

For further details, please download the following information material:

program
Sheraton
Workshop on ”social design” (due to the decision taken by the Ugandan Government to momentarily close Makerere University, the worskhop will take place on wednesday 16 November at 10.00am, at Kampala National Museum in Kira Road)  
Jazzville Bugolobi
#KampalaPerGrisciano

 

Photo courtesy of Martina Bacigalupo