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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 […]
September 16, 2020

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 the question of how the internet has changed at the time of Covid-19 and how Covid-19 changed the internet, the event that has been investigating […]
September 11, 2020

Rinascimento Firenze: 60 million euro for companies in Florence

Intesa Sanpaolo will provide the selected companies with up to 50 million euro in impact loans.
August 22, 2020

Women in Italy: the way forward post-pandemic

Covid-19 has rocked our world, and none more so than for working women around the world, especially in Italy.
July 21, 2020

The Covid-19 Visual Project

Cortona On The Move is not quite what you would expect to find in a gorgeous if geriatric Etruscan hilltown near Arezzo. Archaeological museums, yes, palazzi looking out over the shimmering Val di Chiana, certainly. You would bet against finding Italy’s biggest photography festival. Yet that is exactly what Cortona hosts every summer.     […]
June 29, 2020

Best Events in Summer 2020

CHARITY/ Run for Meyer Virtual Challenge July 9-12       Get moving for Meyer! The challenge is to run 5km, whenever and wherever you want, with every step supporting the Play Therapy activities for children at the Meyer Hospital in Florence. A minimum donation of 10 euro is required to participate and an additional […]
May 28, 2020

Rethinking the future of Florence

The Florence of the future must be more intelligent, inclusive and greener.