Dante Alighieri

BOOK (14th century)

Inferno by Dante Alighieri

In English, the word 'inferno' has become associated with fiery destruction - most famously when twinned with 'towering'' in 1974's disaster movie classic starring Paul Newman and Steve McQueen.

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

Mind your language

Italy is famous for its cultural heritage, fashion, food and wine, and its national soccer team.

Learning the language is a great way to connect with the heart and soul of what it means to be Italian.

'We try to bring the language from the textbook to real life,' says Elisa Messina, instructor at the Comitato della Dante Alighieri di Hong Kong.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fund-raising fare Italian-style

The performance of an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet by the Jean Wong School of Ballet set the tone for this year's Dante Alighieri Annual Fund-Raising Ball.

25 May 1998 - 12:00am

Hopeful of stronger ties

ONCE again, since my arrival in Hongkong, I have the honour and privilege to comment about Italian National Day. I would like to express my warmest wishes and thanks to all Italian citizens in the territory and to the people of Hongkong, in particular to the many friends of Italy.

2 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Cultural heart of HK

AT the end of a corridor, on the seventh floor of Trinity House in Wan Chai, beats the pulse of the Italian community in Hongkong. It is the office of the Association of Dante Alighieri - the Italian Cultural Society.

2 Jun 1993 - 12:00am