TO PROMOTE THE "WEEK OF ITALIAN CUISINE" IN KHARTOUM: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO OF THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN SUDAN, WITH FABRIZIO LOBASSO AS PROTAGONIST.
In Sudan, from 2 to 6 December 2018, was celebrated the "III Settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo” (3rd Week of Italian Cuisine in the World), including gastronomic excellences and Italian specialities such as "appetising" cultural exchange vehicles. The programme of activities was broad and varied: every day of the week was dedicated to an event, to disseminate true Italian Cooking in the capital Khartoum, with a focus on Italian expertise, good and healthy food, solidarity and nutrition.
An intense week, including theme cinema, cooking lessons with subsequent distribution of excellent dishes to charitable institutions (orphanage, school, rehabilitation centre), meetings on the relationship between food and wellness and learning how to cook "safely" and eat healthy, with a final gala night. All implemented in collaboration with leading international, Italian and local institutions and companies.
To promote the initiative, the Italian Embassy in Sudan created a captivating video - posted on its facebook page – which sees as protagonist none other than the Italian Ambassador, Fabrizio Lobasso, as an "actor": driving a blue Piaggio Ape (bought a few months ago by the Embassy), as a taxi driver, wearing traditional Sudanese clothes, carrying a customer. Then, he and a friend stop at a stall to take a coffee, Italian – of course! – prepared with a real "moka" machine by the charming “barista” (i.e., barkeeper, the taxi driver’s morning customer), "played" by Valeria Romare (Deputy of the Italian Embassy in Sudan), also in local clothes. A video to be... savoured!
The initiative of the Italian Embassy in Sudan is part of the "3rd Week of Italian Cuisine in the World" (it was celebrated In November, from the 19th to the 25th), which aims to promote internationally high-quality Italian cuisine and the agri-food sector, promoted by the Italian Foreign Ministry/Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Over 1,400 events in as many as 110 countries worldwide, as distinctive signs and traits of “Brand Italy" such as quality, sustainability, culture, food safety, right to food, education, identity, territory and biodiversity.
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