Celebrating Easter in Italy

Celebrating Easter in Italy

Easter is the most solemn period in the Roman Catholic calendar and all churches in Italy mark la settimana Santa (Holy Week) in similar ways….

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And what a party we had!

And what a party we had!

It was a very busy evening that marked the end of the 2016 academic year for Dante members on 24 November! Proceedings started at 7…

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The language of Italian fashion

The language of Italian fashion

Our cultural event on 28 July 2016 was a fascinating presentation by the Director of Education and Culture at the Italian Embassy, Dr Anna Rita…

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DMV - Basil Yule

DMV – Basil Yule

Basil Yule regularly attends conversation evenings straight after choir rehearsals. He is in Giuseppe Parisi’s group. Basil is one of the choir ‘originals’, having joined…

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DMV - Margaret Millard

DMV – Margaret Millard

Apart from singing in the shower and singing along with the radio when no-one could hear me, I never knew I had a voice. Back…

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