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Italian week starts in Baku

17 October 2018 [15:23] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Abdul Kerimkhanov

The Week of the Italian Language has started in Baku on October 16 and will last till October 21, the Italian Embassy in Azerbaijan said.

A series of events will be held in Baku as part of the Italian Language Week. A round table on the theme "Traveling on the net ... To Italy!" will be held at the Azerbaijan University of Tourism and Management on October 16 at 4 p.m.

On October 19, a conference and discussion of changes in the Italian language in the modern globalized world will be held at the Azerbaijan University of Languages with the participation of Azerbaijani and Italian professors and students. 

The topic of the Week this year is “Italian and the web, social networks for the Italian Language”. This issue is relevant and covers the relationship between the Italian language and the Internet, new information technologies and social communications.

The Italian Language Week is an international project aimed at promoting the language of modern culture and art. Every year, on the third week of October, events are organized around the world, including conferences, exhibitions, concerts, meetings, etc.

The previous week of the Italian language was held last year in Minsk and was devoted to the topic of Italian language in films.

The initiative was launched in 2001 through the joint action of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Accademia della Crusca, which was subsequently joined by the Swiss Confederation, where Italian is one of the country's official languages.


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