Month: November 2011

New Year’s Eve Operas and Classical Concerts in Italy

Are you a fan of opera or classical music? Then book your New Year’s Eve concert right now!

It could seem too soon but time is running out and New Year’s Eve is near! Have you already thought about how to spend this magic night?

If you’re planning to spend this New Year’s Eve in Italy, then why not to enjoy a wonderful classical music concert or an opera at theatre? Or maybe, even on the first day of 2012!

For those who wish to end 2011 with the magic notes of The Barber of Seville or start the new year with the emotions raised by famous operas such as Nabucco or Tosca, don’t miss the fabulous concerts

This Christmas, discover the 9th edition of Handicraft Market in Turin

Are you ready for spending a special Christmas in Italy?

If you’re in the neighbourhood of Turin (Northern Region of Piedmont), you will have the opportunity to visit the yearly Christmas Market, which this year will be held in Piazza Borgo Dora from 2nd to 23rd December 2011.

So, come on! Let’s go shopping for this Christmas! Find your Christmas gifts in this striking local market taking place in the “Cortile del Maglio” and Piazza Borgo Dora.

Over 140 exhibitors coming from all Italian regions and abroad,

4th Edition of BTO – Buy Tourism Online in Florence

A new edition of BTO – Buy Tourism Online is being held in Florence on December, 1st and 2nd, at the Stazione Leopolda (a former railway station today housing cultural, artistic and trade events).

Such a digital event, dedicated to the dimension of tourism, is a perfect occasion for knowing and deepening the main issues of the Travel Online.

On the Main Stage many debates, meetings,

“St Mary of Health Day” comes back in Venice on November, 21st

St Mary of Health Day is celebrated every year on 21st November, in honor of Madonna of Health, to which the Basilica placed on Canal Grande is dedicated. It is a catholic event celebrated by Venetians and consists in a votive pilgrimage to the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute (Basilica of St Mary of Health), which was built in late 17th century for celebrating the end of a terrible period of pestilence.

In 1630 Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of plague. As a votive offering for the city’s

Tuscany Feast comes back again

Tuscany Feast, the yearly event celebrated on 30th November, has been instituted through a regional law in 2000, in order to remember one of the main conquest of mankind in the field of human rights: the abolition of death penalty.

It was the Grand Duke of Tuscany who first abolished death penalty on 30th November 1786 wit Leopold’s reform. He also abolished torture and limbs mutilation, defining such practices barbaric acts.

This initiative made Tuscany the first country in the world to