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Michelangelo’s Other David Vacations in the U.S.A.

by: Silvia Ponticelli for guidedflorence.com In the wake of Europe’s financial crisis, Italy is still going strong. That is the message that Italy would like to promulgate through “The Year of Italian Culture 2013,” a program of events around the United States. [caption id="attachment_6869" align="alignleft" width="206"] David-Apollo on loan at the National Gallery in Washington D.C. | Photo Credit: Italian ...

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No Ragazzi Allowed: Florence Italy Is Having A Girl Party!

Women's Day is observed in various forms around the world on March 8th. What started in 1909 as a Socialist political movement for women's rights in the U.S. has evolved into a less revolutionary, more generic celebration of the female sex. In Italy, it's called "La Festa della Donna," which literally translates to "Women's Party" - yeah! Ladies get together for a girls night out, traditionally with no boys ...

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Valentine’s Day 2014 in Florence, Italy

This February 14th in Florence is going to be a great one. Whether you're happily coupled or flying solo, the city has stepped it up this year with special events for everyone to love. Valentine's Day Dinners Fancy <3 SE·STO on Arno - Westin Excelsior: €70/person Piazza Ognissanti, 3 - 6th floor +39 055 2715 2783 info@sestoonarno.com SESTO IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND HENCE WILL BE CLOSED THIS VALENTINE'S D ...

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