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Milan – La Scala Opera Season Inauguration

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015

Milan: 07 December 2015 In Milan –  La Scala Opera Season Inauguration is just around the corner. The inauguration is set for this 7th of December and is being dedicated to the famous Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi with the opera “Giovanna d’Arco”.  La Scala is the opera house of Milan. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as the New...

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Turin - Raphael Sunshine of the Arts

Turin – Raphael. The Sunshine of the Arts

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015

Reggia di Venaria:   26 Sept 2015 – 24 Jan 2016  – The Sunshine of the Arts. Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with...

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Monet Exhibition Turin

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015

Turin:  2 Oct 2015 – 31 Jan 2016 Last part of an exhibit trilogy initiated in 2012 with Degas and followed by Renoir, the Monet Exhibition Turin completes a series dedicated to the Masters of Impressionism. Father of the artistic movement, the term Impressionism itself was coined from the title of one of Monet’s paintings ” Impression, soleil levant” and was prominent...

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October – November 2015: Truffle Fairs

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015

Truffle is one of the most refined food of the Italian cuisine. Long is the tradition of searching for this food, especially in the regions of the North and Centre of Italy. Given its important, throughout the months of October and November, a numerous amount of fairs is dedicated to the truffle in Italy. Here’s a selection of a few of the most important fairs, throughout Italy. Alba >...

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Perugia Eurochocolate 2015

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015

Perugia:  16-25 October 2015 Set in the beautiful town of Perugia, Eurochocolate is an international chocolate exhibition. Held since 1993, it now attracts nearly one million visitors every year. Lasting usually 10 days, the festival is set throughout the town centre and it offers a variety of free activities, such as art displays, experimental chocolate tasting, street performances and...

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Aquae Venice exhibition from May 2015, part of EXPO

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015

Looking for unique Italian city breaks that have that extra special element to them? Why not visit Venice for AQUAE VENICE 2015? This international exhibition taking place around the corner from the city’s beautiful historic centre is all about water – a theme that fits Venice perfectly! You can visit the event, a side show of sponsor EXPO MILANO 2015, from May to October 2015. Find out...

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MILAN hosts EXPO 2015 ‘Feeding the Planet’ from May 2015

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015

2015 is an excellent year for people looking for interesting and educational Italian city breaks to visit Milan. Why, you ask? Because the second-most populous city in Italy is hosting the renowned Universal Exposition this year from start of May until end of October. Expo Milano 2015 is all about facing the pressing food problems that exist in the world nowadays and subjects range from famine to...

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Easter Market in Trento

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014

Trento > 10 – 21 April Trento, famous for its Christmas market, has now launched an Easter Market. From 10 to 21 April, the Piazza Duomo will be teeming with stalls selling handicrafts, chocolate eggs, colomba cakes and other delicacies all linked to Easter in the Dolomites. More Info click here

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Lombardy – Mille Miglia

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014

Brescia > 15 – 18 May It all happens during a long, exciting weekend in May. For 30 years, Mille Miglia has been bringing together exeptional personalities to the world of sport. Mille Miglia has combined tradition with innovation, and vividly coloured that combination with creativity, elegance, beautiful scenery and the Italian way of living. Only the cars selected from the models which...

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Vicenza – Towards Monet

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014

Vicenza > 22 February – 4 May Landscape painting is at the heart of this exhibition at the prestigious location of the Basilica Palladiana. 90 paintings will be on show following a chronological order from the 17th to the 20th century, paintings where the landscape, nature in all its forms take centre stage rather than being only a mere background. Works by: Poussain, Van Ruisdael,...

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