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Tuscan Sun Festival 2014 in Florence Italy

Français : Le Palazzo Vecchio à Florence, vu d...
Français : Le Palazzo Vecchio à Florence, vu de la Place de la Seigneurie English: Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, as seen from Piazza della Signoria (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The statues in front of the Palazzo Vecchio.
The statues in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The equestrian statue to Cosimo I de' Medici, ...
The equestrian statue to Cosimo I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, by Giambologna, Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Boar head, statue of Heracles and Cacus by Ban...
Boar head, statue of Heracles and Cacus by Bandinelli, Piazza della Signoria in front of Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Piazza della signoria Florence
English: Piazza della signoria Florence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
View at Piazza della Signoria from the front b...
View at Piazza della Signoria from the front balcony of Palazzo Vecchio, in Florence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Here was hanged and burnt Girolamo Savonarola....
Here was hanged and burnt Girolamo Savonarola…. Plaque Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Tuscan Sun Festival is an annual multi-disciplinary celebration of music, lifestyle and arts. It is held in Florence.

There are evening musical performances and daytime events including art exhibitions and workshops with visual artists. The festival includes discussions with literary figures at Palazzo Strozzi.

WHEN: JUNE 9 – 16, 2014

The Tuscan Sun Festival is an arts and lifestyle event with world-class concerts, wine and culinary events and wellness classes.

Some of the world’s finest musicians gather together each year to perform at the Sun Festival.

During the day, visitors can take part in Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga classes. There will also be cookery demonstrations with a Relais & Châteux chef, readings with literary figures and discussions with artists. Gala dinners will be held in collaboration with local wine makers.

 

A vertical panorama of a copy of the statue of...
A vertical panorama of a copy of the statue of David by Michelangelo on the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. Nederlands: Een verticaal panorama van het standbeeld van David door Michelangelo op het Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italië. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Attend Culinary sessions with some of Tuscany’s chefs and winemakers. Here’s a link to the Gastronomic adventures: http://www.tuscansunfestival.com/culinarywine/

Food events fall under the Festival Heading of ‘Nuove Tradizioni’. The multi-disciplinary event venues range from the town’s 400-seat  Teatro Signorelli to famous squares like Piazza Signorelli and hotels.

Deutsch: Der Neptunbrunnen von Giovanni Bologn...
Deutsch: Der Neptunbrunnen von Giovanni Bologna, Ausschnitt, Piazza della Signoria, Florenz, Italien English: The “Fountain of Neptune” by Giambologna, fragment, Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy Français : La “Fontaine de Neptune” par Jean de Bologne, détail, Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Angela Gheorghiu
Cover of Angela Gheorghiu

In the past, artists have included: soprano Angela Gheorghiu, flautist Sir James Galway, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, violinist Nigel Kennedy, cellist Nina Kotova, pianist Valentina Lisitsa, pianist Ivo Pogorelich, actor John Malkovich, directors Gabriele Lavia and Maurizio Scaparro as well as violinist Maxim Vengerov, who will appear in Teatro della Pergola.

James Galway
Cover of James Galway

 

Monument to Girolamo Savonarola in Piazza Savo...
Monument to Girolamo Savonarola in Piazza Savonarola, Florence, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Execution of Girolamo Savonarola in the Piazza...
Execution of Girolamo Savonarola in the Piazza della Signoria, Florence. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Too bad Savonarola isn’t around for this one! Tickets are available at: Tuscan Sun Festival

For more information visit www.tuscansunfestival.com

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com


Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival 2012 in Florence Italy (vinoconvistablog.me)
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2nd Annual International Reggae Wine Festival 2012 in Jamaica’s Montego Bay

Calling all Wine and Reggae Lovers to the 2nd Annual International Reggae Wine Festival in Jamaica‘s Montego Bay. This will also be the commemorate the 15th Independence Celebration in Jamaica. Some of the proceeds will be donated to the Cornwall Regional Hospital Renal Centre.

Map of Jamaica with highlight on Montego Bay
Map of Jamaica with highlight on Montego Bay (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Rose Hall, the estate house of a form...
English: Rose Hall, the estate house of a former sugar plantation, in Jamaica. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica
English: Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WHEN: August 10- August 12, 2012

WHERE: Rose Hall Golf Course Aqueduct in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay
Montego Bay (Photo credit: sun dazed)

Here are some Hotel And Travel Details:

RIU Montego Bay 4 nights – Run of House
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Holiday Inn Sunspree 4 nights – Run of House
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Iberostar Rosehall Beach 4 nights – Run of House
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For more information contact:

Marlene Johnson

MJ Travel Group Largo, MD 20792-7354 TEL: (301)-806-1965 FAX: (240)-241-5143

Dilworth E Daley Travel Consultant TEL: 1-888-803-6189

Doctor's Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Doctor’s Cave Beach Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Leroy Sibbles opens the 2006 Caribana festivit...
Leroy Sibbles opens the 2006 Caribana festivities and Irie music festival in Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The entertainment will include: Tessane Chin, Romain Virgo and  Leroy Sibbles, former member of the “HEPTONES”.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides and Apps @ www.vino-con-vista.com

Tessane Chin at Negril Escape
Tessane Chin at Negril Escape (Photo credit: alfredmoya)

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“Tango Buenos Aires” is the World’s Largest Tango Festival: UNESCO Cultural Heritagein August

 

Pictures of Buenos Aires
Pictures of Buenos Aires (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Argentina is the birthplace of Tango music.  On September 30,  2009, UNESCO‘s Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Heritage declared tango as “part of the world’s cultural heritage.” This allows Argentina to be eligible to receive financial assistance in safeguarding this cultural treasure for future generations.

Every year for two weeks in August, you can attend the Tango Bueno Aires Festival & World Championship where you can witness the sultry vigor of the Tango! The festival brings together some of the best tango dancers in the world.
WHEN:  August 14-28, 2012,

For more information visit www.tangobuenosaires.gob.ar.

Colón Theatre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Colón Theatre, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Español: Monumento Las Nereidas, de Lola Mora,...
Español: Monumento Las Nereidas, de Lola Mora, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Western entrance of the Colón Opera House, Bue...
Western entrance of the Colón Opera House, Buenos Aires. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

While you are there, visit the world-renowned Colón Theater (Columbus Theater).

 

 

 

 

Español: Interior del Teatro Colón
Español: Interior del Teatro Colón (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is the main opera house in Buenos Aires. It is considered to be acoustically amongst the five best concert venues in the world. It opened on May 25, 1908, with Giuseppe Verdi‘s Aïda.

 

 

 

This Vino con Vista city has numerous museums to visit including: history, fine arts, modern arts, decorative arts, popular arts, sacred art, arts and crafts, theatre and popular music. You can also visit the preserved homes of noted art collectors, writers, composers and artists.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides and Apps @ www.vino-con-vista.com

 

Tango dance, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango dance, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Photo montage of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Base...
Photo montage of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Based on File:Manchester Bordered Montage.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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20th Annual Montery Winemakers’ Celebration 2012

Attend the 20th annual Montery Winemakers’ Celebration where you can meet the Winemakers and discover and taste 150 wines from over 40 Monterey County Wineries.  Enjoy live music provided by Red Beans & Rice and indulge in great local food from the Barnyard Restaurants. You can make wine purchases from the “Try and Buy” Wine Marketplace.

A vineyard in the California wine region of Mo...

WHEN:   August, 11, 2012 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM

WHERE: Barnyard, Carmel on Highway I

Price: $35 in advance / $45 day of event / $15 Designated Driver

Organization: Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association

Email: info@montereywines.org Phone: 831.375.9400

Website: www.montereywines.org

 

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Some of the Participating Wineries include:

English: Bottle shot of Chalone Estate Chardonnay
English: Bottle shot of Chalone Estate Chardonnay (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernardus WineryBoekenoogen Vineyards & WineryBlair Estate

Carcaccoli Cellars

Carmel Road

Chalone Vineyard

Chateau Julien Wine Estate

Cima Collina

CRU

Dawn’s Dream

De Tierra Vineyards

DFV Wines

Estancia

 

Enhanced by ZemantaDr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides and Apps @ www.vino-con-vista.com