The Dante Alighieri Society of Denver

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Dante Denver shares interest in Italy's historic landmarks

Governor's Proclamation about Italian Heritage Month in Oct 2020

Following the recent Black Lives Matter protests, the city of Denver removed the Columbus memorial sculpture from Civic Center Park to protect it from vandalism. They are looking to change the purpose of the sculpture and have asked Denver’s Italian community to provide input into the process. I attended a ZOOM meeting with the Italian Vice-consul, Giovanna Carriero-Contreras, and representatives of several other Italian organizations as well as Alisa DiGiacomo from History Colorado. It was agreed that the sculpture should honor the many contributions the Italian community has made to the Denver area and beyond. The dedication plaque and location will be determined in conjunction with the city.  Our Vice-consul stated that the Italian community wants to be a part of the change that is taking place. We at the Dante Alighieri Society agree and will be participating in the process.  Stay safe and well. Let me know if you have questions.  John Giardino johncgiardino@comcast.net

ITALIAN LANGUAGE REMOTE ONLINE CLASSES

All language classes are remote online classes for the WINTER 2021 session.

Curious about Dante Alighieri?

Italy Establishes National Dante Day

Among the greatest poets of Italian and world literature, Dante was born in Florence in 1265, and died in exile in Ravenna in 1321. His tomb is still in Ravenna.  It was during exile that Dante composed his greatest work, The Divine Comedy, his vision of the afterlife where references to myth, history and scripture serve to comment on the politics and political figures of his day.

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November 2020 Notiziario

OCTOBER:  ITALIAN CULTURAL MONTH The last presentation is Friday, October 30th – 7:30 p.m.…

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October Notiziario

OCTOBER:  ITALIAN CULTURAL MONTH Once again, it’s time to celebrate being Italian! The proclamation…

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September 2020 Notiziario

LIKE AND FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK Dante Alighieri Society of Denver Website: https://dantealighieriofdenver.com/ PRESIDENT’S…

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Mailing Address:

Dante Alighieri Society of Denver
3510 Broadlands Lane, #102,
Broomfield, CO 80023

Meetings:

Mount Carmel Parish Hall
3549 Navajo Street
Denver, CO

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