Tag: sport events in Italy

It’s time for Running in Milan! Stramilano and MilanoCity Marathon are coming with Spring

Is Spring really coming? Well, we hope it is and, most of all, we want to start running in the open air. Today there’s a crisp air and a beautiful sunshine here!

This Spring, Milan has a lot of appointments on the agenda! The city will wait for you on Sunday 24th March with the Stramilano marathon (the international competitive race) and the MilanoCity Marathon on Sunday 7th April 2013.

19th Rome Marathon

On March 17th, a lot of people will run in the magnificent streets of Rome on the occasion of 19th edition of the ACEA Rome Marathon, which this year adopted the UNAR(National Anti-Racial Discrimination, Ministry for Equal Opportunities) slogan: “Ti si apre un mondo, chiudi al razzismo” (A new world opens up to you, close the door on racism”).

Fourteen thousands athletes will compete in the streets of Rome, 6 of whom are from abroad. Rome will be invaded by marathoners from all over the world, and beyond. Besides the marathon, Rome will be in the spotlight of the world for the possible election of the new Pope. In addition, on March 17th, the anniversary of the Union of Italy will be celebrated with a ceremony at the Altare della Patria.

Bici@Romaexpo 2013: Rome cycles!

After the first successful edition of 2012, the bike exhibition comes back in Rome from March, 7th to 10th.

The Italian capital will be invaded by bikers and experts of the sector: the last edition hosted over 128 thousand visitors.

At Bici@Romaexpo in Rome there will be the major companies of the sector exposing many new products, and so many initiatives and events for young and old bike fans.

Florence Dances with Danzainfiera 2013


From February 21st to 24th, a special event celebrating the world of dance will be held in Florence inside the ancient walls of Fortezza da Basso: Danzainfiera.

Danzainfiera is an event dedicated to all dance enthusiasts and professionals, it involves all dance styles: from classic to contemporary, from modern to tango, from hip hop to latin, from country to musical, ethnic and vintage dance, from waltz to burlesque and pole dance.

St Michael Feast and Donkey Race in Carmignano

St Michael Feast was born in 16th century in a “sacred and profane” context and it offers visitors musical entertainment, folk songs, games and much more!

It takes place in September, from 28th to 30th, during which the four districts of the little town of Carmignano (in the province of Prato, Tuscany) challenge each other showing their own parade, with music, costumes and decorated floats.

The districts are distinguished by name and colour: white for “la Torre” (the Tower district), yellow for “il Leone” (the Lion), green for “l’Arte” (the Art) and blue for “l’Arcangelo” (Archangel).

When the parades are over, it’s time for the “Donkey Race”: