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Benvenuti to Creativita Italiana, a celebration of Italian creativity unfolding in the heart of Boston!

Embark with us on a journey to explore the profound influence of Italian culture on this vibrant city and beyond!

The rich program will include scientific seminars, a large fair showcase featuring different crafts, guided tastings, inspirational displays, and so much more. The immersive experience promises to bring out the best of anything Italian: from technology & innovation to architecture & design, from fashion to travel, from food & wine to sports, motors, and beyond. Special focus will be inspired by Calvino’s “Lezioni Americane,” with themes of different lessons (lightness, rapidity, exactitude, visibility, multiplicity, and coherence) driving the declination of each cultural happening, collectively referred to as Colloquia. Dive into our Italian Language labs, immerse yourself in the world of Italian Cinema and Theater, and groove to the pleasure of our unparalleled musical traditions. There will be something for every enthusiast of Italian culture of any age! Join us as we celebrate Creatività Italiana and discover the boundless beauty and innovation of Italy. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience!

Colloquia on the Future

COLLOQUIA: Meetings and short talks/interviews with various experts are planned throughout the duration of the Festival. Inspired by the Lezioni Americane of Italo Calvino, the Colloquia will cover, exciting aspects of Italian Creativity. The rich program will include:

  1. EXACTITUDE – Digital revolution – Artificial Intelligence, Block Chain, Machine Learning, Quantum Computing.
  2. LIGHTNESS – Space – Manned space program to the Moon and Mars, access to space, Earth observation, and telecommunication to citizens.
  3. VISIBILITY – Biology and health science – personalized medicine, innovative diagnosis solutions, development of innovative surgery approaches and clinical treatments
  4. RAPIDITY – Green engineering – advanced manufacturing, robotics, and sustainable mobility
  5. MULTIPLICITY – Challenges for the future of the world in a divided geopolitical scenario, new policies for the planet and its inhabitants
  6. COHERENCE – Towards a new lifestyle in smart habitats as smart cities. Food, nutrition, fitness. New ways of interacting, communicating, studying, enjoying spare time.
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A Letter from Andrea Bocelli!

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The Consulate General of Boston has been recognized as one of the winners of the prestigious “Capitals of Italian Creativity in the World” contest. This coveted accolade underscores our commitment to fostering cultural exchange and promoting Italian creativity on a global stage.

Boston is a wealthy and vibrant city, and is a hub for trade, technology, and education. Boston is well- connected with the rest of the USA and has an extensive rail/air network with major cities throughout the country. It is home to some of the most important universities in the US (if not the world), such as MIT and Harvard. Additionally, it hosts several international companies such as Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, Back Bay Restaurant Group, Reebok, and many more.

It is a bustling cultural center as well, being the Cradle of the Revolution, and several commercial centers with a wide range of products and foods, such as Fenway, Faneuil Hall, Seaport, Beacon Hill, and the North End.

The Bostonians are also fiercely sportive: various world-class teams such as the Celtics (basketball), Patriots (American football), and Red Sox (baseball) call Boston home.

Nestled within the bustling streets of Boston lies a hub of innovation and culture. Renowned as the cultural capital of the United States, Boston thrives on its rich web of knowledge and creativity. It’s a city where tradition and innovation converge seamlessly, a testament to its dynamic spirit.

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