Once again, this coming January, Pitti Uomo will maintain the figures it has attained: over 950 brands will be showing at the Fortezza da Basso, plus 80 women’s collections at the Dogana for Pitti W, bringing the total to more than 1,000 collections presented. The fair’s role as a point of reference on the international scene is confirmed once again by the increase in the number of applications from other countries (the requests from foreign firms and brands have risen by 20% for this edition). And let’s not forget the Pitti Uomo buyers: at the last winter edition, out of a total of 30,000 visitors, 23,360 buyers came to Florence representing all the most important boutiques and departments stores in the world. And the Pitti Club, whose members include some of the most prestigious names in the world, has over 150 Italian stores and more than 550 from abroad.Top companies choose Pitti Uomo and Florence to present their collections and special projects as well as to consolidate their international strategies at the start of the season. There has been an increase in the number of companies asking to organize events inside the walls of the Fortezza, the perfect venue for expanding their promotional presence and detecting the tastes of both buyers and press. Here are some of the new features and previews for this edition: _ the Boglioli project, presenting its style as well as its first accessories collection in a special space on the Lower Level of the Main Pavilion; _ an important re-entry on the part of Hugo Boss who is bringing the premium Boss Selection line to Pitti Uomo, and will be showing in the Sala Ottagonale; _ the European launch of the new collection by Arrow – one of the american heritage brands – from the Tommy Hilfiger Group, which will be presented to the Pitti Uomo international audience. _ the event organized in cooperation with L’Uomo Vogue to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Pantofola d’Oro;
Here are the first recommendations on where to celebrate the New Year in Florence.Squares :- Piazza Stazione : Elio e le storie tese in concert- Piazza Santissima Annunziata : Gospel- Piazza della Repubblica : The Funkoff- Piazza Della Signoria : Classic Music near the Uffizi MuseumOrganize a New Year's Eve? report it and include it among those recommended
They keep 50 days of international cinema in the beautiful location of Odeon cinema.22/25 november - " Lo Schermo dell'Arte "This year Lo schermo dell’arte film festival arrives at its third edition. Three sections are scheduled:...
Florens 2010 - Week of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, to be held in Florence, 12 to 20 November 2010.The first International Week of Cultural and Environmental Heritage includes 30 conferences, 10 exhibitions, 150 events and the International Forum, organized in collaboration with The European House - Ambrosetti, under the patronage of the President of the Republic and the sponsorship of the Ministry Heritage and Culture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea, Tuscany, Florence Province, Municipality of Florence and Unesco. Florens 2010 host personality and experience of world-class excellence and at the same time the cultural, artistic and economic territory. The entire city of Florence will be involved: the sacred places (Cathedral, Baptistery) to those of civic institutions (Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Palazzo Strozzi Sacrati), from mansions to streets, from museums to universities, from the 'hospitals 'libraries, theaters, libraries, to the neighboring municipalities of Scandicci, Fiesole, Campi Bisenzio, Bagno a Ripoli.Among the events more attractive, Piazza del Duomo will be involved in urban art installation of great visual impact: its floor will be transformed into a huge meadow full of flowers as it did in the famous Miracle of San Zenobi. And yet David, the power of beauty, a tribute to Michelangelo's masterpiece, with a life-size reproduction of the statue which will be housed on the spur of the Cathedral, in front of St. Maria del Fiore and the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio to retrace virtually the dispute that broke out in its place 500.
Begins tomorrow at the Fortezza da Basso, the third edition of the "Florence tattoo convention", three days dedicated to tattooing and art.Rich program of events ranging from exhibitions to live music that will liven up the three nights with groups such as "Tupuna tattoo" their show of Polynesian dances.Special space for artists from all over the world will showcase their art tattoo, in the spaces inside the Fortezza da Basso.The daily ticket costs 15 euro, but there are also forms of subscription for the entire duration of the event at 25 or 30 euro.
31 Oct/2 Nov - Sound Of The World Three days devoted to the sounds of world, from tango to bossa nova, from the arab to the mongol music till the taranta; a musical travel through different cultures and people. The festival presents the Italian premieres of a number of documentaries with the participation of some authors.Official Website
Will be 4 days of brainstorming, scattered in various locations within the center of Florence.It starts thursday at15 at the Odeon cinema (see map) with the official inauguration to continue until the evening of Sunday 24 . Each day you will find Blog events recommended by our staff that you will find around the festival.For real-time updates you can follow us on twitter account @studentsville and @Iflorence_blog.For the official update from the festival just follow # fdc10 on major social networksOfficial Website of the event
Today begins the sixth edition of "private flat", a 3-day event dedicated to contemporary art.Seventeen projects, shown in seventeen houses scattered throughout the city over 70 artists in an edition devoted entirely to the subject of language and communication.Each home will be open from 10 to 20 during Saturday and Sunday (preview today from 16 to 21), while the official opening will take place tonight with a party at the house of creativity (see map) from 20.
Florence and Rome will host the third phase of World Championship (4 to 6 October). Four rounds with 12 teams. The first team from each group will play for 1st - 4th place. The second ranked teams from each group will play for the 5th - 8th place, and third-placed teams will play for the 9th - 12th place. Florence also will host the finals ( October 8)for 9th - 12th place.
Florence, one of the nine world capitals of wine, presents the first edition of WineTown Firenze, an international meeting with high quality wine producers. It takes place from September 30th to October 3, 2010. Four days in search of the tastes and flavors that wine and its countryside have to offer. Visitors visiting the Cloisters of the 25 buildings in the historical center will taste great wines and be entertained by concerts, theater performances and other forms of entertainment, offering guests a joyful celebration of art, culture and entertainment. On Friday, October 1st tastings are from 3.00 pm to 11.00 p.m.. On Saturday, October 2nd from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m..Shows start at 7.00 p.m..