Cultural activities

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Since the language is a vehicle and mirror of the society in which it is used,
our Italian language courses are integrated with lectures on topics and
aspects of Italian civilization and culture are run parallel to the language
course.

History of art: the City
This lecture, together with guided tours, illustrates the main steps in the
artistic development of Naples.

The history of the Italian Cinema
A lecture which covers various aspects of the Italian cinema, together with
the projection and discussion of films.

Naples: its history and tradition
This introduces participants to the myths, beliefs, essence and "alternative"
ambitions of a city whose mysteries and history render it fascinating.

Italian Music
Participants experience and listen to a linguistic an analyze of the lyrics and
songs of the most important Italian composers.


Neapolitan Music
An opportunity to listen to an analyse of the lyrics of the most famous songs
of the Neapolitan tradition...


Eduardo de Filippo and the Neapolitan Theatre
The lecture deals with the life and artistic career of one of the most
representative Neapolitan playwrights. Besides that, some fragments of the
most significant plays written by Eduardo de Filippo will be shown. Among
these: "Natale in casa Cupiello", "Napoli milionaria", "Filumena marturano",
"Questi fantasmi".


The Italian Regions
A brief illustration of the historical, cultural and social differences between
the regions of Italy.




The cultural activities are included in the price of the courses, students should
pay only for the entry tickets and the transportation
.