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January 14, 2021

Talking community with Nirav Tolia

Nirav Tolia is an über-successful entrepreneur who studied at Stanford University before working for Yahoo! and going on to found his own businesses including Epinions and, most notably, Nextdoor. With his wife Megha and their three children, Nirav is currently enjoying an extended sabbatical in Florence as a member of Palazzo Tornabuoni.       […]
January 5, 2021

Florence finances sustainable tourism projects

The international projects include a new quarterly magazine to promote Florence as a conference destination by Firenze Convention Bureau and The Florentine.

Michelangelo’s David reconstructed for Expo 2020 Dubai

The David's "twin" has been conceived with a complex digitalization process.
January 4, 2021

Palazzo Vecchio Hall of Maps to be restored for the first time

The restoration will begin in the spring and will take a year to complete.
December 28, 2020

Postcards from Florence past: Piero Boni + Piero Moschi

    You could walk past Piero Boni’s tabaccheria near Ponte alla Carraia and think it was just like every other of the hundreds in Florence. But if you know a bit about photography, your eye might be caught by the racks of dusty, curling postcards outside.          Perhaps if the city […]
December 23, 2020

New lighting in piazza Indipendenza

Shining new light on the statues of former prime ministers of Italy, Bettino Ricasoli and Ubaldino Peruzzi
December 3, 2020

Talking art with Arturo Galansino

Arturo Galansino, Director General of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, talks to The Florentine about Palazzo Strozzi’s forthcoming installations and exhibitions, plus the public-private institution’s further embracing of the digital in 2021.           Alexandra Korey: Palazzo Strozzi is Florence’s foremost face for modern and contemporary art, and that’s something you’ve very much […]
November 26, 2020

Supporting UK nationals obtaining residency in Italy: IOM

  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) provides information and support to UK nationals living in Italy who may find it harder to complete their residency applications, in order to secure and maintain their residency rights now that the UK has left the EU.   In order to achieve this objective, we:   • Raise […]
October 27, 2020

Brass and bronze beauties: Il Bronzetto Outlet d’Autore

  The historic Florentine workshop, Il Bronzetto, specializes in the manual processing of brass and bronze.   For two generations, the Bronzetto craftsmen have continued their talent for beauty and the art of chiseling and decorating metals to create precious and unique objects, particularly lighting. The story of Il Bronzetto’s activity is revealed through the […]
October 6, 2020

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 Dario Franceschini, mayor Dario Nardella and city councillor for culture, Tommaso Sacchi, in attendance.    Nardella spoke of the “very high level programme which brings […]