2nd SAN MINIATO WHITE TRUFFLE. NATIONAL EXHIBITION MARKET – 10-11 17-18 24-25 NOVEMBER 2012

42nd Festival of the White Truffle in San Miniato San  Miniato is a mediaval village on the top of a hill and overlooking the Arno valley.  In November, the Tuscan town hosts  the “42nd Sagra of the white truffle”, one of the most exquisite truffle festival in Italy. The picturesque area of San Miniato produces a quarterContinue reading “2nd SAN MINIATO WHITE TRUFFLE. NATIONAL EXHIBITION MARKET – 10-11 17-18 24-25 NOVEMBER 2012”

Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8

Florens is held every two years and is currently in its second edition. During the first edition in 2010, 9000 attendees were recorded at conferences, and 200.000 at the other events. Particular success was achieved by commemoration of the miracle of San Zanobi, involving the installation of a green lawn between the Duomo and the BaptisteryContinue reading “Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8”

Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012

Dal 3 al 18 novembre la città di Firenze ospiterò nei suoi locali, ristoranti, piazze e palazzi strocii la BIENNALE ENOGASTRONOMICA FIORENTINA. Un calendario ricco di incontri, spettacoli, itinerari del gusto, mercati, degustazioni, aperitivi, cene e convegni, con un occhio particolare agli aspetti della solidarietà. Oltre ai tanti eventi che giorno dopo giorno animeranno il programma dellaContinue reading “Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012”

Florence, Palazzo Strozzi – The Thirties. The Arts in Italy Beyond Fascism

From  the 22 September 2012 to the 27 of January 2013, organized by  Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi; curated by Antonello Negri with Silvia Bignami, Paolo Rusconi, Giorgio Zanchetti and Susanna Ragionieri for the section on Florence, The Anni ’30, Arti oltre il fascismo, is the new exhibition held in Florence. Italy in the 1930s, when Fascism held sway, wasContinue reading “Florence, Palazzo Strozzi – The Thirties. The Arts in Italy Beyond Fascism”

Tuscany thermal baths – the well-being and relaxation locations

Tuscany  is a Region rich of thermal location, where you can  relax and get rid of all the stress. Starting from Lunigiana to the Crete Senesi, there are many  thermal centers which offer just the right get-away for  prople who want to take a break from their usual routine. Tuscany boasts many opportunities focused onContinue reading “Tuscany thermal baths – the well-being and relaxation locations”

Caffè Marconi in Marina di Pietrasanta (Versilia) – The Original Pane Arabo Pizza

Caffè Marconi was born more than 40 years ago in Forte dei Marmi, in Marconi square, where every Sunday there is the famous Forte dei Marmi Market. Few months ago, Misses Rosa and her daughter Patrizia decided to move their famous Caffè Marconi to Marina di Pietrasanta, in Giosuè Carducci street at the 149. TheContinue reading “Caffè Marconi in Marina di Pietrasanta (Versilia) – The Original Pane Arabo Pizza”

Pietrasanta in Versilia celebrates Fernando Botero in occasion of his 80th birthday

In occasione dell’ottantesimo compleanno di Fernando Botero,  Pietrasanta, sua città adottiva, lo festeggia con una serie di eventi espositivi che culminano con la mostra: “Fernando Botero. Disegnatore e scultore”, allestita dal Centro Arti Visive. Aperta  fino al 2 settembre, sculture, disegni e acquerelli del grande artista colombiano impreziosiscono il centro storico, in un percorso che si snoda tra la bellissima piazzaContinue reading “Pietrasanta in Versilia celebrates Fernando Botero in occasion of his 80th birthday”

Madonna shoots his new video in Mugello, Florence (Tuscany)

FLORENCE, ITALY – An old gas station in Mugello  has been chosen by Madonna to shoot his new video ‘Turn up the radio’. The blond pop star has held a concert Saturday night at the stadium ‘Franchi’ in Florence, the Tuscan capital. She was out today from the St. Regis luxury hotel in the heartContinue reading “Madonna shoots his new video in Mugello, Florence (Tuscany)”

Tuscany typical dishes

  The folks origin sof Tuscan food are confirmed from see from its basic ingredients: bread, even stale bread, spelt, legumes and vegetables. Some typical appetizers are crostini (toasted bread) spread with a cream of chicken liver and spleen, panzanella salad, and sausages, including finocchiona, a fennel flavoured salami. Also the ham in Tuscany is different. ItContinue reading “Tuscany typical dishes”

Pietrasanta the Versilian capital of art

Pietrasanta is the most important cultural centre in Versilia, which thanks to local workshop and atelier, mantains alive the important artisan tradition. There are many firms specialized in the artistic-mosaic sector and in the artistic-foundries. This rich artistic context attracted  many italian and foreigner artists that have chosen Pietrasanta as the place where to work.Continue reading “Pietrasanta the Versilian capital of art”