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The Florentine editorial staff
June 23, 2017

Interview with Greg French, Australian Ambassador to Italy

On May 24, 2017 Dr. Greg French, Ambassador of Australia to Italy announced Jamila Pandolfo as the winner of the fashion competition “Wool Wonders” at Polimoda’s headquarters in Florence.
June 21, 2017
ART + CULTUREHighlight

The theatre of architecture

Hidden within the architecture faculty of the University of Florence, the deconsecrated Santa Verdiana church and cloister (piazza Ghiberti 27) are currently hosting the fourth edition of the architecture and performance-themed festival, “Nel Chiostro delle Geometrie,” running until October 19.   Launched in 2014 through a collaboration between the Teatro Studio Krypton and DIDA, the University of Florence […]
June 20, 2017

The Duomo’s gnomon marks the Summer Solstice

Astronomical phenomenon open to the public June 21, 27 and 28
June 12, 2017

Summer reading by Florence writers

If you are wondering what book to indulge in this summer, The Florentine recommends two novels written by authors who have sought inspiration in varying measure from Florence (plus two Tuscan-themed cookbooks). The Fabrications by Baret Magarian: an Anglo-Armenian writer, poet and creative writing professor who was born and raised in London but who has […]
June 8, 2017

A “Third Garden” on the Arno banks

Urban requalification project by art collective Studio++
May 31, 2017

A toast to “truffle town”

Product tastings, lights and projections, children's entertainment

Donatello pulpits restored

Now on public view in the basilica
May 30, 2017

New life for crucifixes

Friends of Florence to supervise project

Cortona on the Move returns to Tuscany

Strong showings from the United States this year
May 29, 2017

Radio Firenze launches scavenger hunt initiative

Year-long game aims to get residents acquainted with artistic heritage