WATCH YOUR MARBLES !

 

 

The XIII International Biennal of Sculture opened on the 27th July at Carrara ¿½ the famous Tuscan city of the marble quarries ¿½ and will continue until the 28th September.....

10 Aug 2008 More

DO AS THE ROMANS DID

 

An exhibition in Ravenna (Emilia Romagna), running till the 5 of  October, gives visitors a picture of leisure in ancient Roman times. “Otium, the Art of Living in a Roman Domus in Imperial Times” reconstructs the comfortable lifestyle of the Roman upper class...

08 Aug 2008 More

SWIMMING THE STRAITS OF MESSINA

 

One of Italy’s most spectacular amateur swimming events, the annual race across the Straits of Messina between Sicily and the Italian peninsula, is scheduled for the 10 th August....

05 Aug 2008 More

     SUMMER OPERA SEASON

The summer opera season in Italy’s two most famous and spectacular venues is in full swing.

The 86 Festival programme of the Arena of Verona features five time-honoured favourites running throughout August, including a special production of “Aida”, in addition to “Tosca”, “Nabucco”, “Carmen” and “Rigoletto”.

In Rome, the magnificent backdrop of the ruins of the Baths of Caracalla provides an unforgettable setting for the summer programme of performances of “Aida”, “Madame Butterfly”, “Lucia of Lammermoor” and the ballet “Giselle”.

www.arena.it  www.operaroma.it  

01 Aug 2008

ROBERT REDFORD AT CORTONA

 

Hollywood heart throb Robert Redford will be a star attraction at this year’s Tuscan Sun Festival in the city of Cortona in the heart of Tuscany. ---

28 Jul 2008 More

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