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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


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