Back on Track with Pitti Uomo

Pitti Immagine Uomo returns to Florence Jan. 11-13. The fair, which will take place in its usual location – the Fortezza da Basso near the central train station – does not just promote new men fashion trends but it is also an attempt to relaunch Italian fashion and commerce, both slowed down in the last …

Pinocchio Jazz Reopens

Starting Saturday, Nov. 13, Pinocchio Jazz will make its reentrance to the public scene in Florence with five consecutive Saturdays of jazz performances. Located on Viale Donato Giannotti, the venue has become a historic and prominent piece of Florentine culture with an assortment of musicians and instruments played each weekend.  The first of the five …

Inside Dalí: Exhibit on display at Cattedrale dell’Immagine

During the aftermath of World War I, surrealism developed as a heavily visual, cultural movement throughout Europe. Largely influenced by Dada—another anti-idealistic and artistic post-war movement in response to the immense suffering of World War I—this avant-garde movement is widely known and loved for its visual art and writings using the juxtaposition of distant realities …

Pitti Uomo Returns

After more than one year and a half, Pitti Uomo returns this summer from June 30 to July 2.   The fair hits this summer its 100 edition after the pandemic has prevented both last summer and last winter’s edition, and is also quite an important opportunity for Florence to re-embrace her international dimension after …

Food Wastage in Italian Tourism Sector

How a Single Consumer can Change the Travel Destination of Food   Migle Vaisnoraite Redirected  flight, cancelled train, full bus can complicate one’s travel plans. However, while tourists manage to reach their intended destination by taking the next plane, missing the flight to one’s mouth means travelling straight to the rubbish bin for food. The …

Council Increases Investment in Culture

Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella announced last month that the City Council will invest €19 million for maintenance of historic sites and 40 million for promoting cultural events. The objective of the Council is repeating the successes of 2017, with Florence being named the best city for cultural events by the prestigious Artribune Magazine.   …