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ESN Opera Night Madama Butterfly
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Freiburg Im Breisgau
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To promote cultural heritage, learn the differences between ones' cultures and embrace them



Madama Butterfly opera is one of the most classic opera act in Italian about a guy name Pinkerton in Nagasaki, Japan who made a contract of love for 999 years with woman named Butterfly, when of course in reality he didn't plan to stay with her that long. On the contrary, he disappeared from her life, breaking off all contact while Butterfly is cooped up in a waiting room and mourns her illusions. Since it took place in Japan, the costume and the settings will be in Japanese style, therefore it is a nice opportunity for everyone to experience not only the classic opera act, but also oriental culture with modern interpretation.

If you have never been to the opera or have not seen this piece yet, now is the time. The language of the opera will be Italian, therefore to inform yourselves with the plots would be useful. Otherwise, the music and the performances of the actors and actresses shall help you to understand at certain level. 

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By organising this activity, the organisers want to contribute to the following Sustainable Development Goals
Counter Stereotypes & Embrace Cultural Differences
Foster Intercultural Dialogue
Social and Cultural Integration in Local Community
Support Language Learning
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