Tag: events in Lucca

2013 Edition of Lucca Summer Festival is going to start: Live Music and Shows

From July, 6th to 30th, the city of Lucca will be holding one of the greatest and most important music event in Italy and Europe: Lucca Summer Festival!

Every year, the event hosts great Italian and International artists who rock Lucca’s nights giving emotions with their high quality music.

Once again, this year the program is wide and varied, with a lot of performances by world-known singers

The Desco festival: “tastes” and “knowledge” in Lucca is back

From November 14th to December 8th, four weeks under the sign of Lucca and Tuscan typical flavours.

A real gastronomic itinerary, with tastings, recipes and stories which will let you discover this wonderful land.

In a music, art and photography setting, you will have the chance to taste delicious food, but that’s not all: in fact, there will also be meetings with olive oil producers, workshops for children, cooking contests and itineraries through the groceries and the restaurants of the town!

And you will also have the opportunity to

Videogames and Comics are coming back to Lucca, in Italy

From 28th October to 1st November 2011, the Lucca Comics & Games 2011 will be held in the Tuscan city of Lucca, the international fair of comics.

This year the edition will welcome guests like David Llyoid, Manuele Fior, Davide Reviati and the Japanese Jiro Taniguchi.

Scott Farrar wil be the special guest of this edition, one of the greatest artist and special effects maker (in his career he took part in 40 Holliwood films,

Summer in Tuscany will wonder you: MotoGP 2011, Live Concerts & Much More

The countdown for the most expected events in Tuscany has just begun: from 1st to 24th July in Lucca will be held the Lucca Summer Festival 2011, a series of live concerts introducing famous international and Italian musicians and singers.

Actually the opening of such an event had to begin with the American band Blink 182 but they cancelled their world tour for lack of new material and postponed it to next year. By the way, we will not miss them because there will be such international artists like Elton John, Ben Harper, Arcade Fire, B.B. King, Joe Cocker and

Tuscan Celebrations on November, 30th

On Sunday 30th November, the Region of Tuscany will celebrate the anniversary of death penalty’s abolition.

Festa della Toscana (Tuscan Feast) is a traditional appointment which joins the participation of all citizens and the Region of Tuscany institutions.

The origins of this feast date back to a legislative bill, to be more precise, the Penal Reform promulgated on 30th November 1786 by Grand Duke Peter Leopold of Lorraine.

With this reform, Tuscany put an end to the capital punishment, and marked an important moment of civility which would have changed its history forever. Tuscany in fact, thanks to Leopoldina Reform, was the first