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Estate Fiorentina 2023: a summer full of events

Estate Fiorentina is back from June 2 to September 21.

COMMUNITY

Kent State University celebrates half a century

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Kent State University Florence program, KSU-Florence is hosting a special speaker series with Don Reo.

THINGS TO DO

The Season 2023 at Villa La Pietra

Embrace art, history, literature and music at New York University Florence this spring and summer.

NEWS

Fiorenzo Fratini Foundation charity gala to be held at Santa Maria Novella

An impressive dinner and entertainment will raise funds for Tuscan charities.

THINGS TO DO

Castello di Casole: greener luxury and stellar summer events

The Belmond hotel in the Tuscan countryside provides sustainable and stylish experiences in a historic setting.

NEWS

Celebrating 160 years of the Principality of Monaco Consulate in Florence

Monégasque celebrities gather at the Palazzo Vecchio for an evening of glitz and glamour.

ART + CULTURE

Grisha Martirosyan: the young Armenian singer who found his voice in Florence

24-year-old baritone Grisha Martirosyan leaves Mascarade Emerging Artists for London's Royal Opera House.

THINGS TO DO

Festivalino 2023: top opera and jazz in Florence and Venice

The Mascarade Opera Foundation is organizing a four-day music extravaganza in Florence and Venice.

THINGS TO DO

Festa della Donna: where and how to celebrate

March 8 is International Women’s Day.

ART + CULTURE

Extended museum hours to honour Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici

Medici Chapels Museums to close briefly for improvements.

THINGS TO DO

Italy’s oldest carnival returns: Foiano della Chiana

The Foiano della Chiana carnival season returns with fun and entertainment in its 484th edition.

COMMUNITY

Black History Month Florence 2023

February means Black History Month. The BHMF cultural association explains the events organized to celebrate Black culture.

ART + CULTURE

Viareggio Carnevale celebrates 150 years

Viareggio Carnevale is a multimillion euro enterprise. We go behind the scenes to see the floats in the making

FOOD + WINE

Chianti Lovers wine preview: what to watch out for

Expect 120 wineries and 400 wines up for tasting at Fortezza da Basso on February 12.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2023

Commemorations, concerts and museum tours to remember the victims of the Holocaust

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Celebrating Lunar New Year in Florence and Tuscany

Celebrate Lunar New Year 2023 in Florence with a host of both traditional and novel events on offer.

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Craft beer competition Birraio dell’Anno returns

Founder Nicola Utzeri tells us about beer trends and what to expect at Florence's Brewer of the Year awards.

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2023 in Florence: the year ahead

Plan your trip to Florence with our preview of the year ahead in 2023.

THINGS TO DO

American International League of Florence Christmas Bazaar

The American International League of Florence hosts their annual charity Christmas market on December 7 and 8.

ART + CULTURE

The new Teatro di Fiesole

Fiesole now has a modern new theatre after two decades in the making.

THINGS TO DO

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2022

What's on in Florence to bring awareness to gender-violence.

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Where to watch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 games in Florence

There are plenty of places in Florence where you can keep up with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 soccer games.

THINGS TO DO

Swan Lake returns to Teatro della Pergola

Tchaikovsky's memorable masterpiece is a highlight of the festive period in Florence.

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Sublime summer events at Castello di Casole

Expect cinema, stargazing and blissful nights at this Belmond hotel in the Tuscan countryside

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