Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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Boy went missing from family home on Monday night in the wilderness of the Appenines. A search continued throughout the night in a desperate attempt to find a toddler who went missing from his parents' house in a remote...
Florence mayor plays violin for Sophia Loren. Oscar-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren received the keys to Florence at a ceremony in Palazzo Vecchio on 5 June. After conferring the honour, Florence mayor Dario Nar...
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Florence museum expected to reopen as soon as possible after evacuation. An evacuation was underway at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence on the morning of 26 May due to the dense smoke from a chimney on the museum's roof,...
Uffizi opens new rooms and displays frescoes uncovered during covid-19 shutdown. When the Uffizi Gallery reopens in Florence on 4 May, after months of closure due to Italy's covid-19 restrictions, visitors will be greet...
Here is the ultimate guide to the best museums in Florence.   Florence houses some of the most renowned museums and art galleries worldwide. Here is a list of the top museums in the city. Florence is an open-air muse...
Ponte Vecchio is the most famous bridge in Florence. It earned its name, "Old Bridge," by surviving a long and exciting history. It's possible that the bridge existed in some form during the Roman Empire, but it was fi...
Regarded as one of the world's most dangerous sports, Calcio Storico Fiorentino,  or 'historic Florentine football," dates back to 16th century Florence. A combination of football and rugby, it was a pastime for wealth...
Penone tribute to Dante gets mixed reaction in Florence. When Florence unveiled a large sculpture inspired by Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death, it triggered a sea of ironic comments on social media, critical...
JR transforms Renaissance façade as part of a debate on the accessibility of culture in the age of covid-19. The façade of Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi has been transformed by the celebrated French street artist JR who ha...
In Piazza della Signoria in Florence lies a more modern contribution to Italian art. This is the Gucci Garden, created in 2011 by Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s current creative director. The exterior of the structure a...
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Renovation works on the Vasari Corridor in Florence will begin after Easter and are expected to take about 15 months. Florence is set to reopen the Vasari Corridor to the public in 2022, six years after it was closed fo...
Florence carries out test run of Hitachi's new battery-powered tram. Hitachi Rail says it has successfully completed trials of its new battery-powered tram in Florence, for the first time in Italy. The battery-operat...
Electric scooter user killed in traffic accident in Genoa. Florence mayor Dario Nardella has vowed to continue the "battle of common sense" to make helmets mandatory for electric scooter users after a decision by the Tu...
Florence reopens Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Gardens after covid-19 shutdown. Florence reopened its Uffizi Gallery today, 21 January, after 77 days - the longest closure since world war two. The reopening of the famed m...
Police shoot car's tyres to prevent driver from escaping. A 34-year-old motorist drove against traffic on the A1 motorway for 40 km, in the direction of Florence, before being brought to a halt by police in Calenzano....
Florence aims to follow Milan in banning smoking outdoors in certain public places. Florence is set to ban smoking in parks and at bus stops as part of new measures designed to improve air quality in the Tuscan capital,...
Museum curator finds evidence to support claim that Michelangelo was indeed behind the mystery portrait in Florence. A carving of a man’s face on the walls of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, often attributed to Michelangel...
Work began on the world's largest brick dome in 1420. Florence is marking 600 years since construction work began on Brunelleschi’s Cupola for the Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore, a landmark which has dominated the skyl...
Chiara Ferragni recently posed for a photo shoot for Vogue at the Uffizi Museum in Florence, but not everyone appreciates it, and some are critical. The famous influencer took part in a night visit to the historical mus...
New social distancing technology for visitors to the Duomo in Florence. Florence's Duomo, the city's Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore, reopens to the public on 22 May following a closure of more than two months due to It...
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