Florence, Italy. Saturday, May 18, 2013
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- EU political and business leaders call for solidarity
EU political and business leaders call for solidarity, political union in Europe
Northern European countries must do more to support southern EU member states, Emma Marcegaglia, president elect of Business Europe, and others said today.
“We see resentment from creditor countries to debtor countries. I think we cannot go on with this kind of situation and we ...
- The State of the Union live now from Florence, Italy From 7th to 12th May 2013 the Festival Of Europe returns to Florence, an occasion to reflect on future Europe, a laboratory of communication between the European Union and its citizens and a display of the Union’s activities and its member states. Follow the live streaming of the event.
- Seven dead as ship rams Genoa control tower Seven people were dead and two remained missing Wednesday after a container ship, The Jolly Nero, slammed into the control tower at the e port of Genoa during the night.
- Festival Of Europe returns to Florence From 7th to 12th May 2013 the Festival Of Europe returns to Florence, an occasion to reflect on future Europe, a laboratory of communication between the European Union and its citizens and a display of the Union’s activities and its member states.
- Pontormo’s birthplace and the Florentine “modern manner” Jacopo Carucci, called Pontormo, (Pontorme, Empoli 1494 – Florence 1556) is among the greatest artists of Italian art: the emblem of that extraordinary season that Giorgio Vasari called the “modern manner”.
- Gucci has made a bid of 13 million euros for Richard Ginori. Florentine historic fashion maison Gucci said it has made a bid of 13 million euros for the troubled Tuscan ceramics producer Richard Ginori.
- When Margaret Thatcher came to Florence to visit the Corridoio Vasariano Margaret Thatcher died at 87. Read the Margaret Thatcher’ speech at Anglo-Italian Summit in Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy, in 1986. After the international meeting she visited the Uffizi Gallery, the Corridio vasariano and Palazzo Vecchio.
- Brunello, Franco Biondi Santi died at 91 Famous Brunello di Montalicino producer Franco Biondi Santi, dubbed the “gentleman of Brunello” died on Sunday at the age of 91.
- Tuscany 2013, spring and summer in music A spring and summer 2013 filled with music in Tuscany. Andrea Bocelli will be performing in July, on the 13th at Teatro del Silenzio. On July 16, Skunk Anansie will be at the Obihall.
- The Notte Blu on Saturday in Florence The Notte Blu di Firenze 2013 is an event which is part of the initiatives of Festival, moment of reflections about the future of Europe, laboratory of communication between the European Union and the citizens, window of the activities of the Union and its Member States.
- Sbrana’s private geography at the Syracuse University The Studio art Department at Syracuse University to present the solo exhibition ”Private geography: art as a materla epiphany” by the artist Caterina Sbrana and curated by Paola Bortolotti on March 25th, 2013.
- Raphael, an exhibition in Tokyo “Raphael”, a name… and a title. “Raphael”, with no need for any further embellishment, is the name of an exhibition due to open in the rooms of Tokyo’s National Museum of Western Art on 2 March and to run for three months thereafter.
- Florence welcomes the masterpieces from Ferrara A new exhibition, hosted in two prestigious museum premises of the Oltrarno in Florence, will display an extensive selection from the museum of the Galleries of Modern and Contemporary Art of Ferrara.
- An idea of beauty in Florence An Idea of Beauty, on view at the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina (CCCS) at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, sets out to explore the work of eight contemporary international artists and will encourage visitors to reconsider the concept of beauty and to question not only the ‘need’ for it but also its function, value and purpose.
- Marrying in Florence is a dream come true Marrying in Florence is the dream of many foreign people like Americans, British, Japanese, South Americans who come to Florence to legally marry. Now it is possible to legally wed open air and in the magnificent Garden of the Roses and in other beautiful places in the heart of the Tuscan city.
- Uffizi fresco finally fixed A piece of a 16th-century fresco that fell from the ceiling of a corridor in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery on February 6 has been put back, Florentine museums chief Cristina Acidini said Wednesday. ”The restoration achieved the expected results and the fresco is nicely back together,” she said.