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(March 20, 2017) "Time is on my side" is the title of the reading with which Mohamed Ba, actor and musician from Senegal, will lead the public of the Italian Institute of Culture in Munich on a journey through cultures and continents, drama and comedy, history and future, diversity and tradition. Music by Serena Chillemi and Donato Miroballi. Reading in Italian with subtitles in German, of the book by Mohamed Ba "Time is on my side," about the current condition of life of migrants. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 21 (18.30). The author recounts the experiences of those who are forced by war, famine and persecution, to cross deserts, mountains and seas in search of a better future in Europe. Between singing and music he tells the story of Mohamed, and many similar fates. Mohamed is soon forced to embark on the road to Europe in search of the magic drum, capable of bringing the rain. The sky does not give any hope, but Mohamed is not the first to go: many have dared before him, and have not returned. This story between France and Italy, comedy and drama that deals with the problems of coexistence between peoples, spread like a fairy tale to the reconciliation of the protagonists. The IIC also expected the inauguration of the photo exhibition "Glimpses of Ethiopia" by Mario Di Bari, from March 22 to 24 (organized by Anna Conti, Events & Artists Agency, in collaboration with: Italian Institute of Culture in Munich). (Red)
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The foundation of the Institute of Italian Culture Monaco of Bavaria dates back to 1955; the ground was that of the "House of the Italians", which was built towards the end of the thirties mainly thanks to the contributions of Italian importers of fruit and vegetables who lived around the central markets. In fact, the Italian Institute of Culture is located in the central markets and the Theresienwiese. Probably destroyed during the war, the building was rebuilt with the Italian Government funds between the years 1954/1955.