Month: June 2012

Cartasia 2012 in Lucca, the contemporary art made of Paper back in the City Streets

From June, 30th to July, 29th 2012, 6th edition of Cartasia, the biennial of contemporary art, will be held in the city of Lucca and the municipality of Porcari.

Thousand-shape paper installations will invade the city streets and squares of Lucca historical centre and Porcari, creating a parallel universe for visitors walking down the streets of the old Tuscan city.

On June, 30th the opening ceremony of Cartasia 2012

“Madame Fisscher”: Urs Fischer’s art on display in Venice till July, 15th

Visitors still have the chance to enjoy the exhibition by the German artist Urs Fischer, one of the many projects dedicated to a contemporary artist organized by Palazzo Grassi in Venice.

Madame Fisscher, this is the title of the exhibition, can be read according to several interpretations but don’t let visitors in indifference. If you’re around Venice in these days, visit the exhibition at least once, it’s worth it!

The exhibition is held in the hall and the 1st floor of Palazzo Grassi and there’s a series of movies chosen by the artist and a catalogue designed and published by the artist himself.

Who is Urs Fischer?

St. John’s Day in Florence and Genoa

Florence and Genoa have their patron in common: St. John. In Italy, the patron day is like a sort of bank holiday, where schools and offices are closed.

This year, St. John, who every year is celebrated on June 24th, in 2012 will be a Sunday, so this may be a good opportunity to visit the town and participate in the many activities, not only the religious ones.

St. John in Florence

To read about the story see: About Florence,

Discovering the Best Liguria Beaches: the hidden Gem of the Mediterranean

Have you ever been to Liguria Region?

Liguria is an amazing land rich in green mountains, breathtaking landscapes, deep blue sea, wonderful beaches and hidden bays waiting for you this summer.

This beautiful region is located in the North-West of Italy, just by the sea, with a long coast boasting of thousands ancient villages and charming harbors.

It is renowned all around the world as the “Italian Riviera” and for having crystal-clear waters, amazing cliffs and wonderful beaches and bays.

La vida es Ritmo: 22nd LatinoAmericando Festival in Milan

Milan invites you enjoying special concerts and living “la vida loca” while dancing all night long with the overwhelming rhythm of Latin American music: once again, LatinoAmericando Festival will be held at Assago Forum (Milan) from 21st June to 27th August 2012.

The large village of LatinoAmericando Festival will entertain your summer nights and will lead you in the wonderful world of Latin America: