Category Archives: August 2019

Montecatini Terme – Opera Festival – April 19 – October 25 2019

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  The Festival is devoted to  classical music and  opera fans, its main purpose is to highlight the town’s  musical  tradition, especially the great operas.  This  season’s program, from April to October, presents several events, set in the most attraktive  … Continue reading

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Pistoia, 24th August 2019 – Feast of Saint Bartholomew

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This traditional celebration in honour of Saint Bartholomew dates back to the 15th century when the practice of anointing the foreheads of children to protect them from evil on the day of the saint was introduced. On the 24th of … Continue reading

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Siena – Palio dell’Assunta – August 16, 2019

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Palio dell’Assunta returns to Siena on 16 August, the second annual date with the characteristic event that follows the Palio di Provenzano, which takes place on 2 July, after a little over a month before. Yet again the undisputed stars … Continue reading

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