“From the Venice Biennale to Expo Dubai: the cultural diplomacy and cooperation ties between Italy and the MENASA region” was the theme of the second episode of the ANSA video forum series which explores Italy’s build-up to and participation in Expo Dubai.
In the studio were Paolo Glisenti, Commissioner General for Italy’s participation in Expo Dubai, and Lorenza Bonaccorsi, the Italian Under-Secretary of State for Cultural Heritage responsible for Expo 2020 Dubai. Connected were Ida Zilio Grandi, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi, and Francesco Rutelli, President of ANICA.
The contributions by Noura Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the United Arab Emirates
and by the Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Dario Franceschini, were broadcast
HERE for the full version of the video forum