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The Dante Alighieri Society celebrates 100 years in Oslo


The Italian Ambassador to Oslo, Stefano Nicoletti, participated in the centenary celebrations of the Oslo Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society.
The history of the Dante Oslo Committee represents a century of promotion of Italian culture and language in the Scandinavian city and of intense cultural exchanges between Italy and Norway, through conferences and celebratory events.
“With its centenary, the Oslo Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society not only celebrates an important historical milestone, but also reaffirms its commitment to the future, promoting dialogue and mutual understanding in an era when these values ​​are more important than ever”, declared Sergio Scapin, president of the Committee.
Over the years, the Committee has also established constant collaboration with the Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Oslo in the organization of literary and artistic promotion initiatives.
“The Institute and the Dante Alighieri Committee of Oslo have built over time a solid audience of Italian enthusiasts, working synergistically and in a complementary way. I hope that this fruitful collaboration established in the past can continue in the future, helping to unite the friends of ‘Italy and to create a network of widespread Italianness ready to face the next 100 years of passionate promotion of the Italian language and culture in Oslo”, said Ambassador Nicoletti.
The Committee has just released a publication celebrating the centenary “Oslo Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society – A century of history 1923-2023” edited by Marianne Zimmer and Sergio Scapin.