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Istituto Italiano di Cultura (IIC) - Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne

The official body of the Italian Government for the promotion of Italian language and culture.

Elm Tree House
233 Domain Road
South Yarra VIC 3141

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-6.00pm; Friday: 9.00am-1.00pm

Click here to see the 2015 IIC Calendar of Holidays and Closures

Tel - General enquiries, events & bookings & membership: + 61 3 9866 5931
Tel - Language courses: + 61 3 9866 4729
Fax: + 61 3 9867 3696

IMPORTANT: Please do not send large attachments. Due to the large number of cultural proposals the Institute receives daily, we are unable to reply individually to each one. All proposals will be read and those of interest will be contacted.

 View our current program of cultural events Oct-Nov-Dec 2015
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 Click here for information about our Italian language and culture courses. Term 5 starts on Monday 26 October! 

Cantando s'impara - Learn Italian through contemporary song -
5 weeks course from November 9. Enrol now!

      CANTANDO S'IMPARA will now start on NOVEMBER 9 for five weeks until December 7.

                                                                                         Join the fun, the more the merrier!

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is an accredited exam centre for the University for Foreigners in Siena CILS – DITALS examinations.
We also offer customised exam preparations courses on request. 
Click here for more information about certifications. 

Become a member of the IIC and take advantage of discounts and benefits all year round! 

Learn more about our "Eugenio Montale” Multimedia Library and how you too can access our books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and resources!

Our lovely garden here at the IIC needs some care.
Join the “Pollice Verde Club” for a few hours per month and receive a free IIC membership! Call (03) 9866 5931 or email for details. 




-Lavazza Italian Film Festival

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Sunday, October 11, 2015

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

Special offers and promotions exclusively for IIC members on the occasion of this exciting Italian Film Festival.For more information please visit the website of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2015


-CANZONE. Music as Storytelling

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - Saturday, October 24, 2015

CANZONE. Music as Storytelling

A magical dream of Venice comes to Melbourne with the combination of music and art inspired by Claudio Monteverdi, master of music at St. Mark’s Basilica from 1613. Multi award winning artist Angela Cavalieri returns from a residency at Venice’s La Scuola >>>



Friday, October 09, 2015 - Saturday, November 07, 2015


Red Stitch presents the World Premiere of Dan Giovannoni’s Jurasssica. A heartfelt and humorous portrait of family, Jurassica weaves past and present together, drawing inspiration from the true story of Giovannoni’s grandparents who migrated from Italy >>>


-Homage to Amedeo Modigliani

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Homage to Amedeo Modigliani

Homage to Amedeo Modigliani - Jazz concert with pianist and composer Andrea Pellegrini from Livorno who will be playing with saxophonist Mirko Guerrini. Part of the XV Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo "L'italiano della musica, la musica dell'italiano".Free >>>


-Carlton Italian Festa

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Carlton Italian Festa

Visit the IIC stand and enjoy your free "musical portrait". Mirko Guerrini and Niran Dasika are the devisers and accomplishers of the "Ritratti Sonori” concept, using musical instruments instead of paintbrushes.For more information visit Carlton Italian >>>


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