Fiorentina 0-2 Inter, Rossi did not repeat the miracle

ACF Fiorentina did not repeat the miracle of the last week against Roma in the italian soccer championship, serie A. Tonight Viola team in Milan against Inter lost 2-0. Coach Rossi was disappointed.

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UCLG, 400 mayors in Palazzo Vecchio

Three days of discussions, meetings and events at Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo dei Congressi. It started today, the World Council of United Cities and Local Governements, the largest international organization of local governments, whom it represents approximately the half of the world-wide population. The event will conclude on Sunday in Florence. The works, divided into preparatory meetings, seminars, round tables (today in Palazzo Vecchio) and in plenary sessions (tomorrow and Sunday at Palazzo dei Congressi), will focus particularly on sustainability, governance of cities and international…

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Fiorentina-Inter, matter of pride

“It is true that Inter Milan is not living a great moment, but it has many champions and pride. For this, I hope that Fiorentina matches up of the situation. We do not have to think of being their victim”. Mr Delio Rossi, tranier of Fiorentina, is confident about a victory but he is a little bit worried of a last weeks tour de force that. From its arrival to Florence, Fiorentina has defied Milan, Palermo and Rome. “We will find some difficulties but we…

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Renzi concerned about the government’s new taxes

“It’s still too early to judge new budget bill of the government, but I’m very worried about raising taxes.” The mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, is not confident about the increase of taxes asked from Mario Monti, Prime Minister, in order to try to stop financial attacks to Italy. Renzi comments the document of the government in its E-news, a newsletter sent every week to the Florentines. “In the work of the government I see the lights and shadows – Renzi wrote -. The positive thing…

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Uffizi, 8 new rooms ready to open

On December 17, will be inaugurated the first eight new rooms of “Grandi Uffizi”. The event could involve members of the Italian government, but the mayor of Florence has criticized it.

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American rockstars against Parkinson

American rockstars are in Florence in order to fight the Parkinson’s disease. Tomorrow evening to the Viper of Florence will be held the seventh Italian edition of “Light of Day” organized by The “Light of Day Foundation (agency founded by Bruce Springsteen in order to support the fight to this disease) in collaboration with LIMPE (Italian Alloy for the fight against the disease of Parkinson). On stage the singers Willie Nile, Joe D’ Urso, James Maddock, Israel Nash Gripka. In the same night there will…

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Firenze fiera scheduled ESID 2012 next October

The 15th Biennial Meeting of the European Society of Immunodeficiencies (ESID 2012) will be held in Florence, Italy. ESID 2012 is organised with the International Nursing Group for Immunodeficiencies (INGID) and the International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI). The event is scheduled 3rd – 6th October 2012 in the center of the city, at Palacongressi managed by Firenze fiera. ESID 2012 offers an advanced scientific programme with a leading international faculty, new approaches to diagnosis and treatments, interactive discussions, opportunities for collaborative research, and…

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1200 Tuscan wineries in an “app”

A new application for iPhone, iPad and iPod dedicated to eno-tourism offers the possibility to know approximately 1200 Italian wine cellars. The application “The Wine Traveller guides-Italy” is available in italian and english. In the virtual guide are rewied a lot of wine cellars, 200 of those only in Tuscany. And you can read not only about wines, but also of services for tourists: rooms, restaurants, swimming pools, centers well-being, van areas, course of kitchen, etc. The “app”, releasable to the cost of 3,99 euros,…

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Florence airport, looking for a new runway

Politicians and technicians are working in order to study a new runway for the airport of Florence, a longer runway that affords possibility to land to a greater number of aircrafts. But the solution is still far. Yesterday a summit has been in Rome between ENAC (Civil Aviation), ADF (society which manages the airport) and Regione Toscana. Present at the meeting the president of ENAC Vito Riggio, the governor of Regione Toscana Enrico Rossi, the President and the Ceo of ADF Vincenzo Manes and Biagio Marinò, the Central…

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Kuwaiti poet awarded in Palazzo Vecchio

The city of Florence has granted its international creativity award for the renowned Kuwaiti poet, Khalifa Al-Wugayyan, in appreciation for his prominent literary role, on the occasion of the city twining with the capital of Kuwait. Al-Wugayyan received the award, “Florence Shield,” at a broad ceremony, held at Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio, granted by the “Florence-Europe cultural center,” which honors Italian and international figures, with distinguished records in culture, arts, sports and professions. The president of the award, Marco Celi, praised Al-Wugayyan as “a…

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