Month: June 2009

Ready, Steady…Go!!! Palio di Siena Starts Again

The countdown is finally over: in Siena, everything is ready for the famous Palio di Provenzano, the yearly horse-race which will be held in Piazza del Campo on Thursday 2nd July.

But we remind you that from today on, preparations have started in order to offer a lot of initiatives and events which will take place in the days preceding the race.

In fact this morning, horses will be drawn in order to assign one of them to each of the seventeen contrades of the city, which on next Thursday will challenge in Piazza del Campo.

Three laps around the picturesque square in a well-groomed and marked race course which reveals

On Saturday 27th June, Florence presents a Sleepless Night

Nottarno comes back with its 3rd edition, the sleepless night in Oltrarno, in Florence.

Yes! As all the great cities, also Florence enjoys its Sleepless Night and awaits you all in great numbers for a long night full of events and shows.

Nottarno, commonly known as Diladdarno, is an extraordinary event which every year tries to increase the value of the ancient district of Florence, Oltrarno, in order to make it know to the world public.

For a whole night, really everyone, from the museums to the craftsmen workshops, from the cafes to the restaurants will stay open to the public in order to celebrate with

Matrix Natura: the Fiber Art on display in Venice

A new expression is rising in the art world, especially among young artists from all over the world, and every year Venice pays homage to its artworks.


We are talking about Fiber Art, in other words, artworks created with textile fibers and materials of animal or vegetable origins. The exhibition is held once again at Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice, this year with a really particular title: “Matrix Natura” and it will be open to the public until August, 31st.


54 mini textiles (this is the name of Fiber Art works) will be put on view on the first floor of the museum, created by the genius of artists coming from 51 different countries of the world.


Often the works are made up of real

The Wonderful Summer of Milan

Hey Guys…Finally it’s Summer!

And for all of you who, despite the warm days and muggy weather, decide to remain in the city of Milan, a wonderful summer has just begun: La Bella Estate di Milano 2009!

In fact, the most expected series of summer events has come back, and the city of Milan organizes for you all summer long, from 16th June to 30th August, 400 different appointments to

Man Fashion at Palazzo Pitti in Florence: 76th edition

The most expected appointment by all fashion lovers comes back in Florence: Pitti Immagine Uomo n° 76.

In fact, from 16th to 19th June, the pavilions of Fortezza da Basso in Florence will be transformed to host this new event of Pitti Immagine, which as usual, schedules a wide range of events, many initiatives and international previews.

The 13 sections of this Pitti Uomo will be arranged in 59,000 sq. m., and as always, the event will launch new brands and new trends, and it will show the new collections of the most prestigious and stylish fashion houses.

International guests, great side events and many novelties. The most important one?