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Hidden Treasures of Italy: The Opera dei Pupi Virtual Seminar – July 24

Date 07.07.2020

This free 1-hour seminar presented by Dr. Federico Pacchioni will explore the cultural and artistic significance of the Opera dei Pupi, a form of puppet theater original of Sicily that has had much success in the island as well as abroad which. This unique art form, inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, provides an opportunity to appreciate a number fascinating features of Italy’s literature, folklore and craftsmanship. Seminar will be presented in English.

Friday, July 24 @ 5:00 pm PST