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February 19, 2020

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

Florence Dance For Kids – A Thon 3-7pm, February 22     An afternoon of dancing, music, games and colours organised by ISI Florence, Comune di Firenze and Milano 25 Onlus-Zia Caterina supporting children’s cancer research starring Zia Caterina and students from PennState in the USA. The fundraising event organized by the American study abroad […]
July 17, 2019

Art beneath an arched brow

Ralph Rugoff, the US curator behind the centrepiece exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale, believes in the potential of art. “An exhibition,” he declares, “should open people’s eyes to previously unconsidered ways of being in the world and thus change their view of that world.” To that end, he has brought together 83 artists from […]
July 2, 2019

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.       Three hundred guests gathered at the hilltop location to toast Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as the Queen’s Birthday Party event returned to […]
October 31, 2017

Interview with Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence

On mass tourism, anti-terrorism efforts, the international student community and more
October 13, 2017

Dario Nardella speaks with The Florentine (2)

Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, speaks about Brexit, the accomplishments and goals of his administration, and anti-terrorism measures.
September 25, 2017

Theresa May in Florence

On September 22, British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a key Brexit speech in Florence.     Speaking in the former Carabinieri marshals’ barracks, in piazza Stazione, May set out the guidelines to implement the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, proposing a two-year transition period.     The Prime Minister began by explaining […]
May 8, 2017

London One Radio with Filippo Baglini

This is not Radio Ga Ga: Filippo Baglini is serious on radio power and his London One Radio has yet to have its finest hour. There are 250,000 Italians in London, give or take. It’s not a “merging amalgamated” community, but it is nevertheless an audience to be reckoned with. Three years ago, an enterprising […]
March 30, 2017

Prince Charles to base royal visit in Florence

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will be based in Florence during a week-long European trip through Italy, Austria, Albania and Romania.
September 7, 2016

The Renzi referendum

Scotland voted to stay in 2014. The United Kingdom voted to leave in 2016. Referendums seem to be in the air in Europe, but Italy’s upcoming constitutional referendum is being touted as the greatest threat yet to the stability of Europe. Introduced by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, carrying an October or November deadline, the constitutional […]
August 23, 2016

The (not so) Great British breakup

Students past and present: visualise your ideal, horizon-broadening experience abroad. Maybe you’re thinking of language immersion; lessons on local history (or locals’ habits); perhaps you’re partial to making lifelong friendships with people from around the world. All these are cornerstones of the Erasmus experience. Over the years, this enriching EU-funded university exchange programme has seen […]