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April 27, 2010

90 day for Intercultural Dialogue in Florence: reopening of the Caffè Astra al Duomo!

Are you in Florence, Italy? Are you looking for a charming, warm enviroment in the centre of  Florence to have lunch or to spend your happy hour?? Then you will be happy to know that Caffè Astra al Duomo is going to re-open tomorrow April 28th!

Caffè Astra al Duomo is going to offer you the best of  Tuscan and Italian food&wine, as well as the opportunity to witness cultural events such as international conference and art exhibitions! As a matter of fact, Caffè Astra al Duomo is part of the Centro Congressi al Duomo. The Centro Congressi al Duomo is itself  member of Life Beyond Tourism, and – with its activities – represent one of the Best Practices of Life Beyond Tourism. Thus, the project 90 Days for Intercultural Dialogue also takes place here.

During the Press Conference for the re-opening of Caffè Astra al Duomo, the the project 90 Days for Intercultural Dialogue has been officially presented to the Florentine press: download the Press Release of the Caffè Astra’s reopening here!

Read more Press at the Life Beyond Tourism website!

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April 15, 2010

18 Aprile Giornata Internazionale dei Monumenti e dei Siti

Ciao Bloggers,

lo sapevate che il 18 Aprile è la Giornata Internazionale dei Monumenti e dei Siti? Questa giornata speciale è stata indetta dall’ICOMOS (International Council for Monuments and Sites) fin dal 2001;  e prevede numerose iniziative in tutto il mondo! Questa giornata e le varie iniziative ad essa correlata, sono tutte volte a “sensibilizzare l’opinione pubblica sull’importanza del patrimonio culturale e mettere in evidenza l’impegno necessario per apprezzarlo, proteggerlo e conservarlo richiamando una particolare attenzione alla sua vulnerabilità”.

In questa ottica, Firenze non poteva non esserne parte…  ICOMOS Italia, il Comune di Firenze, l’Associazione Città e Siti Italiani Patrimonio Mondiale UNESCO, e la Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco celebrano questa giornata promuovendo una serie di incontri, mostre e presentazioni (anche multimediali) aperti alla cittadinanza! Tra gli altri:

. Proiezione continua del DVD Firenze: 2000 Anni di Storia
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Le tue foto in diretta
sul photoblog Life Beyond Tourism

Dove: Firenze,  Centro Congressi al Duomo, Via de’ Cerretani 54r
Quando: 18 Aprile 2010, h. 10.00-18.00

Scarica qui la presentazione e il programma completi!

Clicca qui per vedere le foto!
Guarda i video dell’evento su You Tube

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Hi Bloggers,

did you know that the 18th of April is internationally dedicated to celebrate and valorize Monuments and Sites? This special day has been called by ICOMOS (International Council for Monuments and Sites) since 2001, and it will include numerous initiatives all around the world! The day and its related events are all aimed to make the public more aware of the importance of cultural heritage, as well as of the increasing need for cultural heritage’s  appreciation,  safeguarding, and conservation.

In this respect, Florence couldn’t not be part of this world day … ICOMOS Italia, Florence City Hall, Associazione Città e Siti Italiani Patrimonio Mondiale UNESCO, and Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco will celebrate it by promoting a series of exhibitions, open meetings, and presentations where everybody is welcome! Among other activities:

. All day projection of the DVD Florence: 2000 Years of  History
. Live: your photos on the Life Beyond Tourism Photoblog

Where: Florence,  Centro Congressi al Duomo, Via de’ Cerretani 54r
When: 18th of April 2010, h. 10.00 am-6.00 pm

Click here to see the pictures!

Watch the videos on You Tube

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