Ciao Down with LdM

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Ciao Down, which LdM students took inspiration from the Milan expo 2015 to bring the essence of the expo that will be happening in a couple of days to Florence and shed light on this years expo theme “ Feed

Freshmen Florence Experience

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Many American students envision their first year of college lugging textbooks around a new study hall or scrambling for a good seat in the cafeteria. For some students freshmen year of college can seem quite intimidating, but for others it is a year

Mystery Celebration: Death of Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is a world renowned author of mystery novels. This year marks her 125th birth anniversary and her life long legacy of work is celebrated by her fans. LdM students celebrates her birthday with mystery game “Search for Agatha”. For

An Easter Treat

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  The Colombo Pasquale is a treat enjoyed by Italians throughout the holiday of easter. Modelled after the traditional christmas cake “panettone” this dove shaped cake represents peace for the occasion. With origins in Milan, the pastry has become a must-have

Vintage Shops in Florence

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Are you a trend setter? If so, then Florence might just be the place for you! During your visit to Florence you may take walk down Via de Tornabuoni and easily encounter some of the fashion industry’s most recognized names. For a

The Mark of the Medici exhibition, Medici Chapels Museum

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The Medici Chapel Museum offers a look into religious objects that once belong to the Medici family. The exhibition displays various objects that the Medici family bestowed during centuries. Relics that the public can now admire such as: crowns, alter pieces,

Spring Equinox and partial eclipse of the sun at Santa Maria Novella

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March 20, 2015 people from all over the world  gathered in Santa Maria Novella to witness the Spring equinox, something that happens around every 20 years. Santa Maria Novella, the museum of Galileo, the Istituto Geografico Militar have all collaborated to

The Illusion of Sciltian exhibition, Villa Bardini

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Villa Bardini is excited to showcase the collection of Gregorio Sciltian 30 years after his death. Sciltian was a Russian painter who later became a naturalized citizen of Italy. The exhibition consists of 112 works; paintings, sketches, drawings, and graphics.

One capital and its architect exhibition, Florence State Archive

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In 1865 when Florence became the capital of Italy, an expansion plan was developed by Poggi who was a Florentine architect and engineer, and was commissioned by the Florence city council to expand the city. Poggi developed a plan that is

The reopening of the early renaissance rooms at the Uffizi Gallery

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Under the Uffizi project, artwork from the early renaissance were put in the Uffizi’s storage rooms in order to remodel rooms to improve the air-conditioning and lighting. After nine months of closure, the Uffizi Gallery reopens their doors to showcase