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Leonardo Sciascia 1921-2021



Leonardo Sciascia 1921-2021

This year is the 100th anniversary of Leonardo Sciascia's birth and on 28 January last we were delighted to invite you to a live event organised by the Committee for the Celebrations of Sciascia's birth centenary in collaboration with the Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Treccani and the Associazione Amici di Leonardo Sciascia to commemorate the important novelist, essayist and playwright.

Introduced by the Committee's President, Senator Emma Bonino, the Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities Dario Franceschini and the Director General of Treccani Riccardo Bray, Jhumpa Lahiri, Giuseppe Tornatore, Joseph Farrell, Ricciarda Ricorda and Paolo Squillacioti talked about Sciascia's life and work.

You can watch the event on the Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Treccani's You Tube channel.

In Italian.


Date: Da Wednesday, February 03, 2021 a Sunday, February 28, 2021

Entrance : Free