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"Senti chi parla- Look who's talkin!" Book presentation - Settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo



For the Settimana della Lingua italiana nel mondo centered on the relationship between language and younger generations the Institute presents: Look Who’s Talking! / Senti chi Parla! by Valentina Popa, a bilingual English/Italian poem book featuring imaginary monologues by the infant Baby Seby, written in rhymes.

The author will be present at the event.

For more information and to buy the book: BabySeby | Look Who’s Talking! by Valentina Popa



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Valentina Popa is currently working in the Executive Office of the Secretary- General of the United Nations in New York. Her educational background includes a BA in Romanian and French Languages from the State University of Moldova; MA in International Relations from the Academy of Public Administration; MA in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University in New York; Post-graduate studies in Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis, and training in Designing and Supporting Mediation Processes of international conflicts from Folke Bernadotte Academy of Sweden.

Besides her native language, Romanian, she is fluent in English, French, Russian, and Italian.

A Laureate of numerous national popular music contests, Valentina has subsequently appeared on various stages in Moldova and abroad, in exclusively benefit concerts, besides her husband, tenor Luciano Lamonarca. She currently resides in New York, with her husband and son, Sebastian, her inspiration for this book.


Date: Monday, October 17, 2022

Time: From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm

Organized by : IIC-NY

Entrance : Free


Istituto Italiano di Cultura - NY