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  • Giving an original interpretation of The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni, one of the most read – and probably most hated – books in the Italian schools, is not easy. Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, author and former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs of the City of Milan, has been able to do it exploring the modernity of this famous love story.
  • On July 12 the Commissioner for Culture of the City of Milan, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, presented a one-day festival dedicated to the excellencies of Milan in the cultural, artistic, and culinary fields. During the first part of the event, hosted at the Italian Cultural Institute, a selected audience was invited to explore and discover the philosophical relationship between food and design. In the evening, the Lincoln Center hosted a lecture of Alessandro Manzoni’s "I Promessi Sposi" (The Betrothed) given by Mr. Flory himself