The Education Issue of The Florentine (out September 30) focuses on Florence as a city of learning with its myriad world-class educational offerings and lifelong instruction.
Mascarade Opera Studio, a newly launched training programme in opera designed to support singers of exceptional talent, based in the mesmerizing halls of Palazzo Corsini.
We’re proud to have joined forces with UNICEF’s Florence-based research office for the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival from October 21 to 24. Don’t miss the 32 films from 29 countries depicting diverse yet universal experiences of childhood shown free of charge at Cinema La Compagnia and online via MyMovies.it.
Join us at Florence’s newest and freshest venue:
Have breakfast with The Florentine on October 1 from 10am to 12 noon at 25 Hours Hotel Florence Piazza San Paolino. More than a sprawling and brilliantly designed hotel with its heaven and hell Dante-inspired rooms, the dazzling space is set to become a community hub with its covered plant-filled courtyard. Meet the team as we interview live on location!
A look behind the scenes at top European jewellery school, LAO – Le Arti Orafe, off the Oltrarno’s via de’ Serragli.
A visit to the Jewish Community of Florence’s preschool, library and archive to observe their lifelong commitment to Jewish heritage.
A whirlwind tour of Granaio della Abbondanza, the vibrant ideas hub by the Arno River
A profile of Angelo de Gubernatis, orientalist, professor of Sanskrit and founder of the Indian Museum in Florence
An interview with Kacie Rose Burns, a top Instagrammer in Florence and former dancer in New York City
Getting stronger and fitter this autumn as inspiring women from the US, Turkey and the Far East open fitness spaces in Florence that strike a balance between wholesomeness and community.
Coverage of the ongoing restorations at Ognissanti Church and how to get involved with a benefit concert on October 22.