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Viareggio, the Carnival capital of Italy, opens the great mask parades 2022 on the beach avenue for this international event featuring the largest and most famous papier-mâché floats in the world.

The city will be transformed into a fun factory, with parades of papier-mâché giants, even at night, and fireworks.

Six mask parades scheduled from February 20 to March 12 2022.

 

On program on Thursday 24 February

6:00 pm - 2nd Mask parade by night. In the end fireworks.

 

Viareggio, the Carnival capital of Italy, opens the great mask parades 2022 on the beach avenue for this international event featuring the largest and most famous papier-mâché floats in the world.

The city will be transformed into a fun factory, with parades of papier-mâché giants, even at night, and fireworks.

Six mask parades scheduled from February 20 to March 12 2022.

On program on Sunday 20 February

2.30 pm - Opening ceremony and flag raising

 

GD Show is the biggest and most exclusive Food & Beverage event in Tuscany, held inside the sixteenth-century Villa Bottini in the historic center of Lucca.

Three days of full immersion in the world of Food & Beverage with the participation of important guests from the world of catering, wine and sports, together with selected Italian and international catering suppliers, brands and operators.

 

6th edition of Lucca Art Fair, the prestigious fair in Lucca dedicated to modern and contemporary art inside the historic building of the Real Collegio in the city center.

Important qualified partners and a very high selection of art galleries, collections and curatorial projects present the unexpected world of art, creating an unmissable event in Tuscany for fans and operators in the sector.

Submitted by Kathrin on 25. January 2022

 

Have fun while learning about local culture. MemoMusei and is an online game created by the Territorial Museum System of the province of Lucca.

A mosaic of covered tiles that you have to unveil, two at a time, and try to find two identical images to gradually combine until you discover them all, an invitation to visit the wonderful collections of the museums belonging to the provicial museum system.

 

La favola di Natale  (The Christmas Tale) is a concert show taken from the literary work of the writer and journalist Giovannino Guareschi, and staged on January 27 at the Auditorium of the ISSM Boccherini music school in occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

A dream of freedom dedicated by Giovannino Guareschi to his children. Written in December 1944 during the period of his imprisonment, it was presented for the first time on the evening of Christmas Eve of the same year in his hut in the prison camp.

Submitted by Kathrin on 20. January 2022

 

An off-season sunset with intense and deep colors, a regenerating trek in the snow to disconnect from everyday life, the charming city seen from above or a very special church that seems to protect its territory.

Even a winter landscape can offer wonderful colors and emotions.

January, with its slowness and long days, is the ideal month to get recharged in nature or visit a city of art dreaming of a new start. Here are four ideas in Lucca and its province for a Sunday in January.

 

Points of view

 

 

On the occasion of the Remembrance Day celebrations, dedicated to the memory of the Shoah, in the Tobino Room of Palazzo Ducale the exhibition Anne Frank, una storia attuale (Anne Frank, a current story) will be set up, curated by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, translated into more than 25 languages ​​in over 150 countries around the world.

 

7th edition of Virtuoso & Belcanto, a unique and extraordinary festival dedicated to Classical music representing the best combination of high education, competition and Romantic music.

Teachers and students meet in the summer months for intense live and online studies and live performance sessions concentrated in two weeks in medieval cloisters, in monumental halls, the gardens of the Real Collegio and in other prestigious places in the city and the surrounding area.

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