(VEE) MALTA, CULTURAL INSTITUTE PAYS TRIBUTE TO GIORGIO BASSANI

(VELINO) Roma, 13 Oct - On the 100th anniversary of Giorgio Bassani's birth, the...

(VELINO) Roma, 13 Oct - On the 100th anniversary of Giorgio Bassani's birth, the Italian Cultural Institute in La Valletta will celebrate the writer this evening with a three-member discussion panel entitled "Giorgio Bassani e la coscienza per la salvaguardia e la conservazione della��ambiente e del territorio tra Italia e Malta" ("Giorgio Bassani and his Awareness of the Need to Protect and Conserve the Environment and Territory of Italy and Malta"). The event will be attended by Paola Bassani, the daughter of the writer "Il Giardino dei Finzi Contini" ("The Garden of the Finzi-Continis") and the president of the Giorgio Bassani Foundation. Present at the event will also be Maria Rosaria Iacono, the vice president of Italia Nostra. In fact Bassani was one of the founders of the Association, which was established to promote the protection of Italya��s natural and artistic heritage. vel
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