Month: July 2008

10° Carnevale estivo 2008

Carnevale PucciniAs well as last year the 10th edition of summer carnival in Torre del Lago Puccini is coming soon , with a full calendar of events and entertainments for everyone, from children to adults. The event will take place from the 7th of August until the 17th of August in Piazza della Pace, situated in the center of the versilia‘s city.
The programme is variegated and foresees a lot of different events like Latin American music, a beauty contest of the summer carnival (the winner will be the representative of the national finals), an evening dedicated to our four-legged friends (they will walk the runway for a fund-raising devolved to dogs), a cabaret show and dancing exhibitions.
Everyday from 9pm the kitchens will be open for a typical and local sea food dinner with the chefs “Lorenzo e Laura” who will cook the speciality “Gran Cacciucco” and other characteristic dishes.
It will be set up a fairground

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Oro di Roma: Exhibition about Italian Jewellery.

Oro di RomaOn the 2nd of July, surrounded by the wonderful scenary of Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome, the jewel exhibition started its sixth edition: “ORO DI ROMA, Il gioiello Made in Italy“. In the collection exposed it is possible to look up to 600 handmade gold products and so one-off and unrepeatable pieces, then, together with the jewels some highfashion dresses will be exposed.
The “Oro di Roma” project, created by the Confesercenti Provinciale di Roma, promotes the Made in Italy goldsmith’s art with more than sixty companies; but it also promotes the revaluation of markets, especially the wine and food market and the tourism market, with the aim to exalt the best products of Italian market.
“Oro di Roma” is not only an art and fashion exhibition, but

Notte Lido Blu

Rip Curl Girls TourOn Saturday 26th of July, Lido di Camaiore will become the most funniest town of Versilia: twelve hours of entertainments of any sort will create the most important event of the versilian summer: “Notte Lido Blu” (Lido Blue Night).
Four squares of Lido di Camaiore and the near beaches will be the location of this event, that sees two special partners: RIP CURL and W.I.T.C.H. (the Disney monthly magazine).

In LEMMETTI SQUARE the second and last Italian stage of the Rip Curl Girls tour 2008 will take place. This is the 6th edition of the Rip Curl Tour and after six years they have taught surfing to more than 20.000 girls. Professional surf teachers like Elise Garrique, the Rip Curl official testimonial whose life is divided between fashion runways and surf boards, and Valentina Dazzeo, the 2007 Italian Champion, will be engaged in introducing girls to the waves riding. After the surf sessions

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RomaEstate 2008

RomaEstateSummer is coming…so “RomaEstate” comes back from the 5th of June to the 10th of August in the Foro Italico gardens, as well as last year with a calendar full of events. Starting with Max Giusti, back to cabaret with the 4th of July show and repeating it on the 26th of July (an exclusive show for RomaEstate), continuing with the concert of the legendary rock band Jethro Tull and concluding with the Tommy Emmanuel show, one of the most important guitar player now, famous for the collaborations with George Harrison, Mark Knopfler and Eric Clapton.
But the program of “RomaEstate 2008″ foresees other entertainments:
The “Texas hold’em“, the texan poker that obtained a great success in the last edition and to which this year are dedicated 600 square metres with 20 card tables. In this edition new special

The Barber of Seville: the great opera in the Tuscany summer.

Gioachino RossiniInnovation and search, style and prestige on the new calendar of the OperaFestival 2008 season. Among these events we have to remark the presence of the Gioachino Rossini’s opera buffa “The Barber of Seville“, that will be presented both in the charming atmosphere of the medicean villa of Cafaggiolo (near Barberino di Mugello) on Friday 18th of July and in the Boboli Gardens in Florence on Wednesday 30th of July.

The theme of Rossini’s opera is based on the first of the plays from the Figaro trilogy, by French playwright Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, while Mozart’s opera “Le nozze di Figaro” – composed 30 years earlier, in 1786 – is based on the second part of the same trilogy.
Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” was produced on