Pink Gloves Dance 2015 Award Ceremony

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The Breast Unit of the Florence Department of Oncology is the winner of the Pink Gloves Dance EU 2015! Its celebration ceremony was held in the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio on November the 29th. Pink Gloves Dance is

Seminar: Masterpieces in search of context

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Religious art carries some more significance other than artistic one. As museum and tourism industries grow, there has been concerns about losing means to deliver such significance religious art held back in the time it was created. Meeting such need,

Body Worlds in Florence

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Body Worlds is finally in Florence! This fascinating exhibition is bound to amaze and astound as it reveals the magical complexity of human life. Body Worlds was created by German anatomist Gunther Von Hagens, inventor the plastination technique, a process

Firenze Capitale 1865-2015 at Palazzo Pitti

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Palazzo Pitti is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Florence as the former capital of Italy with an exhibition named Firenze Capitale 1865-2015, The Gifts and Collections of the King. This exhibit displays collections of Vittorio Emanule II, who became the ruler

Pope Francis in Florence

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The biggest news in November is, no doubt, visit of Pope Francis. Florence has been preparing for this visit and the Fifth National Bishop’s Conference over a long time. The Baptistery was completed, the Museo dell’Opera opened, prestigious artworks were

LdM & Oxfam presents Gluten Free Fridays

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Everyone loves Italian foods, their subtlety, simplicity, richness, and history. However, it can be hard to enjoy all the delicacy if you have gluten free diet, as Italian cuisine – pasta, pizza, panini – is quite heavy on carbs. But

the Must’s of November in Florence

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The Florentine and LdM news tells you how to make the most out of your November in Florence. In November, Pope Francis visits Florence on coming Tuesday, November 10 for the national bishops’ conference. The 12th China National Exhibition of Fine

The Rock Contest 2015 of Florence

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From late October to November, Florence will “rock” with Rock Contest 2015, one of the best Rock music events in Italy. The Rock Contest is, as its name tells, a talent scouting event in which young rock bands present their

Rigour and Grace exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

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The Palatine Chapel opens for public for Rigour and Grace exhibition from October 22nd of 2015 to May 17th of 2016. The Rigour and Grace exhibition displays the heritage of the Society of San Benedetto Bianco. The Confraternity of San

La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone exhibition

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What is your Florence? How do you “see” Florence? Alfonso Mangone sees Florence with bright and warm blosomming of colors, Curator Francesco Corsi says. San Jacopo church in Campo Corbolini held a contemporary art exhibition La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone