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Honoring Giorgio La Pira’s legacy at the 2022 Meeting of Mediterranean Bishops and Mayors

Giorgio La Pira’s legacy will again be in the mind of all those at the Meeting of Mediterranean Bishops and Mayors in Florence in February.

NEWS

Foreseeing Florence in 2022 (in an unforeseeable world)

Is the end of the pandemic too much to ask for in 2022? The WHO has gone on record stating that new-generation vaccines and healthcare equity (a mirage?) could put ...

NEWS

Christmas kicks off in Florence with official Palazzo Vecchio concert

Yesterday, the Mayor of Florence opened up the Salone dei Cinquecento for the return of the Christmas concert, albeit held at a reduced capacity.         The ReMuTo ...

THINGS TO DO

Autumn events at Villa San Michele

Idyllically perched on the much-loved hills of Fiesole, Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel, gazes down at the city below, offering a truly spectacular view. Following on from the successful ...

THINGS TO DO

Easter 2021 in Florence: what to expect

Easter in Florence is usually a tradition-fuelled celebration, but the 2021 version will be a subdued affair due to a spike in Covid-19 infections. Here’s our guide to events.  Traditional ...

ART + CULTURE

Events to mark Dantedì on March 25

This March 25 marks the second annual celebration of Dantedì, the day dedicated to Dante Alighieri. Made all the more significant given the 700th year anniversary celebrations, the 13th-century Florentine ...

THINGS TO DO

New Year’s Eve in Florence: what’s on

We can’t wait to see the back of 2020 and to see in a happier, more hopeful 2021. Forget the parties and fireworks in the piazzas, instead Florence has devised ...

ART + CULTURE

20 years of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival

Celebrating its 20th year, the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival was created as the first festival in the world, outside of its home country, entirely dedicated to films ...

ART + CULTURE

Artemisia at London’s National Gallery

On Friday, October 16, join AWA and The Florentine for Part One of the interview series ‘Restoration Conversations’, streamed live on The Florentine’s Facebook and YouTube channels. At 6.30 pm ...

NEWS

Celebrating Dante in 2021: events in Florence

Cultural institutions all over Florence come together to celebrate Dante Alighieri’s 700th anniversary in 2021. The calendar of events was presented at Palazzo Vecchio this week with Italian culture minister ...

NEWS

Internet Festival returns to Pisa

From October 8-11, the 10th Internet Festival will take place in Pisa with four days of physical events, and three months – continuing until December – of online streaming initiatives. Asking ...

NEWS

Internet Festival returns to Pisa

From October 8-11, the 10th Internet Festival will take place in Pisa with four days of physical events, and three months – continuing until December – of online streaming initiatives. Asking ...

NEWS

Toscana Startup Nation

Eugenio Giani and young innovators present a plan to bring Tuscany to the forefront of innovation.

THINGS TO DO

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25 is the day dedicated to raising global awareness about females who are subjected to rape, domestic violence and other forms of trauma. The flag above the Palazzo Vecchio ...

THINGS TO DO

Summer events at Belmond Villa San Michele

  There’s something extraordinary about this hotel on the hill.     Belmond Villa San Michele has an allure all of its own. Vaunting singular views over Florence from its ...

NEWS

Queen’s Birthday Party

On June 27, the UK affirmed its centuries-old friendship with Italy based on cultural, academic, economic and commercial exchanges at the Queen’s Birthday Party held at Florence’s Villa Bardini.   ...

THINGS TO DO

Teatro? #BellaStoria! is back

Teatro? #BellaStoria! is back, encouraging teen urbanites to check out Florence’s fabulous theatre scene. For the cost of one ticket, everyone aged between 14 and 19 can enjoy eight shows and a pop concert, attend mask-making workshops, go behind the scenes and even meet the stars.

FOOD + WINE

In vino veritas: The Wine Talks with TF and Ruffino

Regular readers will know all about Florence’s The Wine Talks this summer. Writing about wine is part of my job, visiting cantine and interviewing winemakers. But the bread and butter ...

FOOD + WINE

The Wine Talks by Ruffino and The Florentine

Don’t miss #RuffinoCares #WineWednesday, an events showcase in Italian and English celebrating the culture of wine every Wednesday from June 20 to September 26 in piazzetta dei Tre Re, co-curated by Ruffino Wines and The Florentine.

FOOD + WINE

Cookstock: top Tuscan food and wine festival

Food lovers are expected to Pontassieve for Cookstock on September 8–10, 2017 for three days of food, music, fun and culture.

THINGS TO DO

Stop the violence: November 25 in Florence

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a global moment championed by the United Nations and observed throughout Tuscany. According to the Italian Office ...

NEWS

Celebrity Fight Night hits Florence

Sponsors include Jeep, Fratelli Piccini and Falconeri

THINGS TO DO

A preview of 2016 events in Florence

  With last year’s papal visit, the unveiling of the restored Baptistery and new Opera del Duomo museum, Firenze Capitale and Expo-related initiatives, Florence 2015 is officially a tough act ...

THINGS TO DO

Winter 2016 events in Florence

Our events listing keeps you up to date on the latest and greatest in culture, music and other English-friendly entertainment. This is a selection of the best events in Florence and Tuscany during January and early February.     BREW/Birraio dell’AnnoJanuary 15–17Teatro Obihall, via

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