Here are the first recommendations on where to celebrate the New Year in Florence.Squares :Piazza Della Signoria : Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine, Donetsk from 23.00 - Free entrancePiazza SS.Annunziata: Millennium Gospel Singers - Free entrance- MAIN EVENT - Piazza Stazione...
Projections , festivals, special events. These are the figures of the fifth annual "50 Days of Cinema International in Florence," which will be held in Florence at the Casa del Cinema Odeon Florence (Piazza Strozzi), organized by Fondazione Sistema Toscana Gallery, in collaboration with the Tuscany Region, Province and Municipality Florence ..The festival will take place from October 20th to December 9thFRANCE ODEON - 20/23 october- Offical website"UNA FINESTRA SUL NORD" - Finnish Film Festival - 28/29 October - Official websiteIMMAGINI & SUONI DAL MONDO FESTIVAL DEL FILM ETNOMUSICALE - 30/10 & 1 november - Official webisteAll the events and movies
Wine Town is back: in Florence is almost ready for the event on 24 and 25 September 2011.Wine Town is the elegant international meeting with the best quality wine and its producers who meet around her lovers of wine and passion for work, but also all those who are looking for the art of Italian living, and Tuscan. An appointment is renewed, bringing intriguing and a great number of people who are educated to drink ... aware of rediscovering the ancient values ??of conviviality.
Also this year Emergency chose Florence for its annual meeting, fromSeptember 6 to 10 will take turns on stage Italian and international guests.Emergency is an organization founded by Gino Strada, who for many years has been the best care and the best doctors in war zones and crisis areas.The meeting in Florence, was founded with the aim to take stock of activities carried out in several theaters where it operates emergency, for example, only in 2010 were spent around 5 million euros to Afghanistan in order to enablehospitals to function at its best .
Live music, wine tastings, exhibitions, shows, shops and restaurants open till 3AM tonight in Florence. It is the White Night, a free night of shows and concerts in the Oltrarno area, the area of the city between Santo Spiritoand San Frediano. An event not to be lost by anyone who has decided not to go anywhere for the weekend. Florence will change its face, and for one night it will not be dangerous to go out.
What happens when International Design encounters Fendi’s high quality and workmanship?The 15th and 16th of June FENDI and IED Firenze (Institue of European Design) present "Fatto a Mano for the Future", an event held at the FENDI boutique, at via Degli Strozzi 21/r, Florence."Fatto a Mano for the Future" will be held during Pitti Immagine Uomo and involves the collaboration between a Designer and a Fendi artisan that will work together in the store to create limited edition Design pieces with Fendi leather.
Things will start on Monday 13 June, with the reception for the new issue of Firenze Made In Tuscany Magazine, hosted by Rolex and Maserati.Tuesday 14 June, at the Fortezza, reception at the C.P. Company stand organized with Jaeger Le Coultre; a meeting with the press for the presentation of the new collection by A. Testoni and the relaunch of the historic brand that was established in the 1970s, S. Moritz. And, in town: the Volta Footwear event in cooperation with Vibram that will certainly liven things up at the magnificent Giardino dell’orto dei Semplici: at Colle Bereto a cocktail party with DJ sets celebrating the U.S. brand Blauer, and the Instituto degli Innocenti in Piazza SS. Annunziata will be the venue for the presentation of the “Mabro” and M57 Collections.
Summer is coming and with it many interesting concerts around Tuscany .. Here is a selection of those not to be missed:George Michael @ Piazza Santa Croce - 10/9/2011 - Ticket here Arcade Fire @ Lucca Summer Festival - 9/7/2011 - Ticket here Beady Eye @ Teatro Sashall - 8/6/2011 - Ticket here Jamiroquai @Lucca Summer Festival - 24/7/2011 - Ticket here Lou reed @ Pistoia Blues - 10/7/2011 - Ticket here Skunk Anansie @ Pistoia Blues - 8/7/2011 - Ticket Here Goran Bregovic and the wedding funeral band @ La versiliana - Marina di Pietrasanta lucca - 20/7/2011 - Ticket Here
The Handmade Ice Cream Village will be set up in the marvellous Piazza Pitti setting and will brighten the square with tasting booths and open air laboratories where master ice cream makers will take turns to produce their works of culinary art. The ice cream makers will come from all over Italy to take part in the Festival and their number will be much higher that last year.The Industrial Ice Cream Village, in turn, will be located in Piazza della Repubblica, the beating heart of the city, halfway between Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza del Duomo, which is only a pleasant walk on Ponte Vecchio away from Piazza Pitti. The village will display the Sammontana delicacies, and will provide a chance to unveil the secrets of the only truly Italian industrial ice cream.Another new feature are the extended hours: booths will be open every day from 12 to 24, in order to give visitors more time to experience the festival in its every facet.The scheduled activities are many: seminars, workshops and laboratory sessions for the old and the young, with particular focus on the Laboratory of the Carpigiani Gelato University that will hold hands-on sessions to give everyone the chance of learning the art of ice cream making, concerts and many ice cream happy hour.This year, too, the key item will be the "Firenze Gelato Card", the official card that will provide the visitors with the possibility of enjoying an incredible tasting experience, among classic tastes to new. Delicious recipes!.All the events of the festivalThe cardOfficial website