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From useful resources about life in Florence, Italy, to interviews with members of the vast international community, spot familiar faces and get to know others as we share the helpful tips, endless creativity, and innovative enterprises offered by both Florentines and Florence-adoptees, and all the need-to-know info about life in the city.

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Humanitarian efforts in Florence

Nancy Bailey gives The Florentine an insight into the humanitarian response to refugees in Florence and wider Europe.

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Agricultural-Solar Park: new resources for energy conversion in Italy

Enhance the production of renewable energy by supporting the installation of photo-voltaic systems for businesses in the agricultural, zoo-technical and agro-industrial sectors.

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New arrivals at St. Mark’s English Church

St. Mark’s English Church welcomes a new chaplain, music director and cultural events administrator in via Maggio.

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Sighing over Florence: Editor’s letter

The summer is well and truly here as life gets fuller with events and things to do in and around Florence

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Syracuse University in Florence receives a 10-million-dollar donation from a former alumnus

Syracuse University in Florence has received a 10-million-dollar donation from former alumnus and “Mud Angel”, Daniel D’Aniello.

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That deep breath: on moving to Florence

Moving to Florence means embracing the simple things like deep breaths and learning to respect the environment.

ART + CULTURE

Art as a spiritual experience

“The goal of life is rapture. Art is the way we experience it. Art is the transforming experience.” —Joseph Campbell, Reflections on the Art of Living     What is ...

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Yearning for Florence

I absolutely walk on the smooth flags of Florence for the mere pleasure of walking, and lie in its atmosphere for the mere pleasure of living. I hardly think there ...

ART + CULTURE

Make like Dante: everything you need to write something epic

A legacy of 700 years may seem like a lot to live up to, but at least you can get started with the right tools to set you up for ...

ART + CULTURE

Arts and crafts kits from Florence

Ever since the Renaissance, the city has been an epicentre of craftsmanship, its residents proud patrons of the arts. Leather, jewellery, textiles, marbled paper, perfume and many more trades have ...

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What’s new at Europass Italian Language School in Florence

Italian-Brazilian Rafael Tronquini, communication manager at Europass Italian Language School, talks to The Florentine about what’s new at the popular institution in Florence, including reduced class sizes, online offerings and ...

From useful resources about life in Florence, Italy, to interviews with members of the vast international community, spot familiar faces and get to know others as we share the helpful tips, endless creativity, and innovative enterprises offered by both Florentines and Florence-adoptees, and all the need-to-know info about life in the city.

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