The Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto


One of the most famous summer festivals in Italy is The Festival dei due Mondi (Festival of two Worlds) in Spoleto, a small city in Umbria region near Perugia.

Spoleto is a fantastic place surrounded by the greenest valleys of Italy.

This year the festival will take place from 18 June to 4 July. Festival dei Due Mondi is conceived as a big workshop in which participants are invited into the medieval centre of the town, attending and partecipating to new music and theatre productions prepared for the fist time.

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Viareggio, the biggest carnival in Europe


The Carnival of Viareggio is a great event that lasts a month in this beautiful city near Lucca and Pisa. Born in 1873, Il Carnevale di Viareggio each year attracts tourists coming from all over the world.

The protagonists of the show are the great Carnival floats made of papier-maché as well as masked people, musicians and performers.

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Soundres 2010 – International contemporary music in Salento (July 7-13)

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Among the many music festivals that take place every summer around the world, Sound Res in Puglia region in Italy is definitely a different and fascinating event.

Maybe it is the occasion to discover this land’s traditions starting from a different point.

The reasons are essentially two: this is an initiative that brings the musicians to work closely one with each other, famous and youngsters, experimenting and composing.

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The Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago

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Puccini Festival takes place since 1954 in Torre del Lago, the place where the musical composer Giacomo Puccini spent most of his life.

This small and pretty town is located between Lake Massaciuccoli and the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the municipality of Viareggio, on the Tuscan coast, 18 km far from Lucca and Pisa.

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