A present that come from afar

The foundation of the Italy-China Institute for economic and cultural exchanges dates back to March 17th, 1971, by the President Vittorino Colombo.


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Teatro alla Scala on Tour with Le Corsaire and Giselle

The Tour in China of the Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan is a well-established tradition: China welcomes the ballet shows of the Milanese theater with great success and growing enthusiasm...

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G20 YEA China-Italy Forum – Sustainability and Brand Globalization

On November 23rd, the esteemed Sala Pirelli at Palazzo Pirelli, headquarters of the Lombardy Region, hosted the “G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance China-Italy Forum – Sustainability and...

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17th Shanghai International Youth Friendship Camp is Open!

Peace, friendship and future are the keywords of the 17th Shanghai International Youth Friendship camp which starts today in Shanghai and involves about 70 students from 11 countries, including...

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Sustainability and Ecology in Architecture and Design – Panel for Milano Design Week 2023

The discussion panel about sustainability and ecology in architecture and design was held on Thursday 20 April 2023 at the GIADA Cultural Lounge, on the occasion of the exhibition project “The...

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The Ideal City by Leonardo da Vinci – GIADA Academy – Design Week 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPtrAm2vm4Y For Milano Design Week 2023, Italian Luxury brand GIADA and the Istituto Italo Cinese (Italy-China Cultural Institute) present a project dedicated to...

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Trams in Rome and Milan to celebrate the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

The two trams started their run this morning in Rome and Milan to celebrate the start of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. An idea from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Rome to...

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Scientific Commitee

The Scientific Committee of the Italy-China Institute is composed of the Pro-Tempore President and the Director of the Institute as well as individual members and / or scientific and cultural institutions.

Chinese community in Italy

The Institute activates various initiatives for Chinese communities in Italy and acts as a point of reference for issues relating to socio-economic and cultural life.

Activities and Ventures

The Institute organizes twinning, cultural trips, artistic events, musical and theatrical events, Chinese days and weeks, focus on the arts and medicine and much more.

Da Vinci a Hong Kong

"The genius of Leonardo da Vinci. Inspiring art, science and technology from Renaissance to present days"

The blog of the Italy-China Cultural Institute shares anecdotes, curiosities and news from China to spread the knowledge and beauty of Chinese culture.

Explore the “Art” section to discover the most interesting Chinese artists of the moment and the artistic initiatives promoted by the Institute.

Follow the updates published in the “Traditional Chinese Calendar” section to learn about the customs, traditions and curiosities associated with it.

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