Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily
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Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily

Although the exact origin of Acireale's Carnival in Sicily (Catania province) is unknown, most believe that like all Italian Carnivals, it probably derived from the ancient Roman Saturnal Games. Let's explore the reasons why that it's known as the "most beautiful Carnival in Sicily"! @catania.liveuniversity.it Its History The ...

Acireale, CT, Sicily
Events  Sicily  Winter  
Michelangelo’s Three Pietà on Display in Florence
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Michelangelo’s Three Pietà on Display in Florence

Never before have Michelangelo Buonarroti's three Pietà sculptures been on display in one location- until now. From February 24 through August 1, 2022, the Pietà Vaticana, the Pietà Bandini, and the Pietà Rondanini will be side-by-side at the Opera del Duomo Museum in Florence. Pietà di ...

Florence, FI, Tuscany
Events  Tuscany  
Carnival in Viareggio 2022: One of the Most Famous in Italy
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Carnival in Viareggio 2022: One of the Most Famous in Italy

The Viareggio Carnival celebration is back for the much-awaited 2022 edition! The parade of floats will take place on February 20, 24, 27 and again on March 1, 5, and 12th. Every year, the allegorical and satirical floats are divided into various categories. Themes usually reflect ...

Viareggio, LU, Tuscany
Events  Tuscany  
Carnival in Venice: Remember the Future
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Carnival in Venice: Remember the Future

The world-famous Carnevale di Venezia is back this year from February 12 through March 1, 2022. The theme this year is adapted from a famous quote by the artist Salvador Dalì: "More than anything, I remember the future."  The city of Venice has come up with an original ...

Venice, Veneto
Events  Veneto  
Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve
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Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve

The New Year has always been a transition from the old to the new, almost a new inner beginning, where good intentions reign. This highly anticipated party is characterized by magic and superstition, rooted in local customs and traditions. Many of these Italian traditions are ...

Abruzzo, Italy
Abruzzo  Events  Winter