A piece of a 16th-century fresco fell from the ceiling of a corridor in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery on Wednesday morning, during the opening times of the Florentine museum. The piece has a diameter of around 30 centimeters and fortunately did not hit any visitors.
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Chocolate is in the square. The expo of Artisan Chocolate returns to Florence. This time this special event will be marked with the brand new name “Fi.nalmente cioccolato”. It will be in a new setting, the central piazza Santa Maria Novella, from February 8 to February 17.
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Salvatore Ferragamo SPA, parent company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, one of the global leaders in the luxury sector, released the Group’s Preliminary Consolidated Revenue1 figures for the fiscal year 2012, which amount to 1,153 million Euros up by 17 % vs. FY 2011. All product categories delivered a strong increase in Revenues.
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Plans were presented in Florence on Tuesday to mark the 450th anniversaries of the death of Michelangelo and and the founding of the Accademia delle Belle Arti that houses his David sculpture. David by the Italian artist Michelangelo is the masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504.
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A real challenge for those who thought they have already seen and read everything about kitchen’s world. A way to test one’s knowledge and belief culinary submitting the verification of the tuscan “guru” Beppe Bigazzi. His newest book will be presented Saturday, February 2nd at the Villa Medicea in Artimino.
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Michelangelo’s The Holy Family, the famous round painting that resides in the Uffizi Gallery, has found a new home in the Florence institution. The work, which has since 1952 lived in Room 25 on the second floor of the world-famous art gallery, is now the centerpiece of a new hall dedicated to Michelangelo.
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Pitti Immagine Filati, the key international trade fair featuring yarns for the knitwear industry will be held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 23 to 25 January 2013. The 72nd edition will be previewing yarn collections for the 2014 spring/summer season.
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An event which hosted the most important master craftsmen of history inside a privileged space, where tradition and innovation merge to create extremely valuable handmade products.
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The World Roller Skating Grand Prix the circuit of world figure skating champions will be held in Florence on the 26th and 27th of January, the only stop in Italy. This event combines the skills of roller skating champions with the glittering world of entertainment.
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Villa La Pietra Dialogues will present “Italian Elections: Looking Forward Film and Lecture Series” with Roberto D’Alimonte,Professor of Political Science at LUISS-Guido Carli Rome and NYU Florence and Columnist for Il Sole 24 Ore.
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