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Prizes and Competitions

 

Prizes and Competitions

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2020


Concorso internazionale "Uno, nessuno e centomila"
, rivolto alle scuole italiane all'estero secondarie di I e di II grado, statali e paritarie e alle scuole europee, internazionali e straniere con insegnamento dell'italiano.

L'iniziativa, giunta alla sua quarta edizione, e' promossa quest'anno dalla Fondazione Teatro "Luigi Pirandello", in collaborazione con l'Ufficio Scolastico Regionale della Sicilia, la Regione Siciliana, il Comune di Agrigento, il Distretto Turistico "Valle dei Templi", l'Accademia di Belle Arti "Michelangelo" di Agrigento, l'associazione "La Strada degli Scrittori" e si rivolge agli stessi destinatari.

Il bando di quest'anno (cliccare qui) prevede la possibilita' di concorrere, da parte degli studenti delle scuole secondarie di I grado e di II grado, con lavori individuali o di gruppo, presentando un testo drammaturgico ispirato ad una novella dello scrittore agrigentino oppure una messa in scena di un adattamento teatrale di una novella pirandelliana.

Scadenza: gli elaborati dovranno essere inviati all'indirizzo bando2020@concorsounonessunoecentomila.it entro il 31 gennaio 2020.

 

Art Laguna Prize (Premio Arte Laguna)

The Cultural Association MoCA(Modern Contemporary Art) organizes the 15th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize, international Prize aimed at promoting and enhancing contemporary art. Arte Laguna Prize, the world’s most influential competition for emerging artists and designers, showcases and promotes creative talents. The Arte Laguna Prize gives the opportunity to join the huge network of collaborations worldwide, exhibit in the breathtaking location of the Arsenale of Venice, win cash prizes and much more.


The Prize is organized with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, the Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the European Institute of Design; it obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic and recognition by important members of the Advisory Council.

Deadline: 27th November 2020. For more information and to download the call click here

 

2019

 

> Embassy of Italy in Australia

Award

“Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award”

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) instituted the “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” in the year 2018 to recognize an Italian eminent scientist who, in performing his/her research abroad, has made a remarkable contribution to the advancement of science and technology, thus improving Italy’s S&T relations with foreign countries and with International Organizations.

The “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” is granted to Italian scientists who have given an outstanding contribution in the field of science and technology and in the field of the advancement of scientific cooperation, through their activity in a number of countries including Australia.

Click here to download the Call for Nomination and the Nomination Form.

Nominations must be sent via email by 9th February 2019.

The winner of the Italian Bilateral Cooperation Award will be awarded during a Ceremony at the MAECI in 2019 at the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and the Minister of Education, University and Research.

2021

> Third Edition VIVO D'ARTE Contest – Perfomative Arts

An annual award to enhance and support the creativity and talent of young Italian artists permanently living abroad.

In 2019 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation established the contest ‘VIVO D'ARTE’ for young Italian artists under 36 living abroad.

The aim of the award is to provide an instrument of visibility and promote collaboration between Italian artists and the cultural scene of the country where they live, encouraging them to produce new works that develop the theme of fusion and dialogue between cultures and that involve local artists. The focus of the award is on the performing arts (music, theatre, contemporary dance) and is supported by the prestigious collaboration of the Romaeuropa Foundation.

The initiative also aims to create a network of Italian artists abroad and raise awareness of new Italian immigration, promoting two key contemporary hallmarks of Italy in the world: its creativity and the ability of its artistic talent to express itself even beyond national borders.

Call and application form: click here

The winning project will be presented at the Romaeuropa Festival,that will be held in Rome from 14 September until 21 November  2021.

Deadline: 11.59pm (Italy time) 30 April 2021


> PREMIO ITALIA
- A national prize open to Italian language students and art students enrolled in programs offered by Australian Universities.


Call for Premio Italia 2019

The Embassy of Italy in Canberra sends a call to all university students studying Italian for the best essay, short story or play, of no more than 1,500 words, written in Italian.
The competition is open to students enrolled in a program leading to an undergraduate or a graduate degree, and undertaking a course in the Italian Program of an Australian University.

The theme of this year is: L’ITALIANO SUL PALCOSCENICO

The Prize is a RETURN FLIGHT TICKET TO ITALY offered by the Italian Cultural Institute in Melbourne (* conditions apply).
The Prize will be announced on 26th October 2019, during the Conference for Teachers of Italian in Melbourne.

Universities are invited to express their wish to participate by August 15 2019, by e-mailing Bruna.Carboni@anu.edu.au with PREMIO ITALIA as the Subject.

The works must be submitted to the relevant department of participating universities. The university will send a copy of the written essays, short story or play with a brief presentation of the authors - no more than 200 words - via e-mail, to the same address Bruna.Carboni@anu.edu.au with PREMIO ITALIA as Subject by 1st October 2019.

Selection Board: Anna Rita Tamponi, Director Educational and Cultural Office, Embassy of Italy - Lillo Guarneri Director IIC Sydney - Laura Napolitano Director IIC Melbourne - Bruna Carboni, MAECI Lecturer at ANU - Antonella Cavallini, MAECI lecturer at University of Melbourne - Vincenzo de Carlo, MAECI lecturer at University of Sydney.


* Economy class
** Italian destinations: Roma Fiumicino or Milano Malpensa
*** Any change of dates or destination of the travel which will attract extra costs will be entirely on the traveler.



> The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organises in collaboration with other institutions several prizes in different artistic and cultural disciplines

The Ministry also offers numerous Prizes and contributions for translations of Italian literary and audiovisual works.

Italy offers many international, national, regional, provincial and local prizes which are open to both Italian citizens and/or foreigners.


Architecture and design

Art

Cinema / Fotografia

Dance

 

Literature

Music

Science

Research studies, essays, translations

Theatre

Festival Studentesco Europeo di Teatro Plurilingue

Various

Premio Biennale Internazionale dell'Umorismo nell'arte - Tolentino


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