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June 29, 2006
NEWS

Desperate measures to clear calcios conscience

Italians Sports Minister Giovanna Melandri said Friday that Italian soccers rulebook must be overhauled if the scandal-ravaged game is to regain credi-bility. Melandri said she will start a series of talks next month with figures from the sports world to discuss what rule changes should be made. The
February 9, 2006
NEWS

Cooking for a clear conscience

Claudio Salvadori, the young man who recklessly broke the hand off the “Biancone” statue in Florence’s Piazza Signoria last August, has made an official plea to Mayor Leonardo Domenici to do whatever volunteer work necessary to repay his debts with the city and with history. Though
February 15, 2021
VIDEO

Razzismo Brutta Storia and teaching Anti-racism in Italy | TF Together

  A talk with Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfau (Phd in Social Sciences) about the educational tools and activities in schools carried out by the association Razzismo Brutta Storia, dedicated to combating racism and discrimination and formed from the joint commitment of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, Feltrinelli, and the communication agency Tita. In conversation with Justin Randolph Thompson […]
February 10, 2021
events-articles

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

  GUIDED TOURS/ Waiting for Spring: A merry go-round at the Uffizi Galleries       Delve deep into the Uffizi’s masterpieces in the ‘Waiting for Spring: A merry go-round at the Uffizi Galleries’ virtual series.  The first themes include Love (for Valentine’s Day) and Carnival. The online guided tours bring families and children from […]
January 29, 2021
LIFESTYLE

Best events in Florence this February

EXHIBITION/ I love Lego January 27 – June 13       The entertaining I Love Lego exhibition arrives at Pontedera’s PALP Palazzo Pretorio. With over a million bricks in a kaleidoscope of colours, the show charms and cheers with the creative constructions that turn toys into art. Play, have fun and discover with the […]
January 14, 2021
LIFESTYLE

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.       […]
events-articles

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

MARKET/ La Fierucola returns to piazza Santo Spirito January 17     From 9am to 7pm on January 17, La Fierucola makes its highly anticipated return to piazza Santo Spirito. The much-loved market usually fills the square with all sorts, but this edition will feature only food. Locally sourced products fill the stalls, allowing you […]
January 4, 2021
NEWS

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.
November 27, 2020
LIFESTYLENEWS

Ways to help this Christmas in Florence

Fundraising, festive hampers and volunteering to assist those in need this Christmas.
November 26, 2020
events-articles

Your Thursday Forecast: best online events in Florence

SCIENCE/ Bright-Night 2020 November 27-28       The annual scientific celebration is back, this time in a virtual format. Free screenings will be available via the Più Compagnia platform, as the European Night of Researchers brings us highlights such as the award-winning documentaries on sustainability, Anthropocene and A world in danger. Created by the […]