May Trivia

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May has arrived and has brought both sunny and rainy days! While the weather may remain unstable, there are... Read More → May Trivia

April: a month filled with events

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April has just begun and many important days have passed already! This month starts every year with a laugh:... Read More → April: a month filled with events

110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s Death

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Wednesday 6 April will be the 110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s death, the great poet. From 1895, he... Read More → 110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s Death

Barga’s Mysteries: the “Scacciaguai” sculpture

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In Barga’s Old Town Centre, walking along via di Mezzo, between the Porta Reale gate and the Differenti... Read More → Barga’s Mysteries: the “Scacciaguai” sculpture

The International Women’s Day

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Today is a very special day celebrated all around the world on 8 March: International Women’s Day. The... Read More → The International Women’s Day

March Trivia

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Today let’s talk about March, the month in which Spring begins, the birds start tweeting and the fields... Read More → March Trivia

The “Metallurgical” Society

History|

The Italian Metallurgic Society, commonly known as S.M.I., was founded in Rome in 1886. In 1902, S.M.I. was... Read More → The “Metallurgical” Society

Mardi Gras Fritters

Food|

Their official Italian name is chiacchiere (which in Italian literally means chit-chat), but they have a... Read More → Mardi Gras Fritters

Valentine’s Day in Barga

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Monday 14 February is lovers’ day. Many couples consider it a normal day, while for others it is an... Read More → Valentine’s Day in Barga

February Trivia

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February is a winter month rich in events and traditions, even if not everyone is aware of them. Let’s... Read More → February Trivia

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