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Traditional decorated eggs from Garfagnana

Traditional decorated eggs from Garfagnana

Just a month ago Lorenzo Togneri took over the reigns officially at the well known bar in Barga Vecchia – Da Aristo’s (article here) and…

La valle di oltre 50 anni fa

La valle di oltre 50 anni fa

“Quando partivano la mattina, attraversavano il paese, lungo il selciato di antiche strade. Al di là dell’arco si perdevano nella montagna silenziosa, un lungo cammino…

The Kids Carnival in Barga Giardino

Bad weather last week meant that the tradition kids carnival was postponed but today the sun came out and Barga Giardino was alive with colours,…

Carnival in Barga

Carnival in Barga

Baccanale in Barga Carnival (often spelled Carnaval) is a festive season which occurs immediately before…

Barga Jazz Festival 2014 – Paolo Fresu

Barga Jazz Festival 2014 – Paolo Fresu

Prime anticipazioni per la ventisettesima edizione del BargaJazz Festival nato nel 1986 come concorso di…

Arandora Star – When Fiction Serves Truth

Arandora Star – When Fiction Serves Truth

I have known, and lived with the story of the Arandora Star for many years.…

April 2003 – Aristodemo Casciani’s last Jazz Concert

April 2003 – Aristodemo Casciani’s last Jazz Concert

On the  the 4th October 2010 Aristodemo Casciani, the celebrated musician and well known personality of…

Per la Santa Candelora se nevica o se gragnola

Per la Santa Candelora se nevica o se gragnola

Many Italian proverbs, especially regarding the weather, are associated with this day. One of the…

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Gatti Randagi  Ri-campioni

Gatti Randagi Ri-campioni

Real Guamo – Gatti Randagi 0-4 (Penna – Pittore, Berna, Berna) RI-CAMPIONI Sabato 12 Aprile 2014 (data che entra nella storia Biancoverde) i Gatti Randagi fanno visita al Real Guamo,…

Finnish, Polish and German teachers in Barga

Finnish, Polish and German teachers in Barga

A group of Finnish, Polish and German teachers were in Barga this week as part of an ongoing exchange project Comenius between teachers and schools in Barga. ABOUT COMENIUS  …

Barga in the Russian media

Barga in the Russian media

Italia e Russia hanno dichiarato il 2013-2014 l’Anno del Turismo Incrociato italo-russo, con l’obiettivo di aumentare i flussi turistici nelle due direzioni. L’Italia è il secondo Paese, dopo la Cina,…

International Space Station passes over Barga

International Space Station passes over Barga

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. It is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998.…

Road markings painted once again in Barga

Road markings painted once again in Barga

Road signs were painted once again in Barga this week. Now that should not really be that newsworthy except that for some people it would seem that these signs, lines…

Searching for the della Robbia red clay

Searching for the della Robbia red clay

There are a number of legends in Barga which are somewhat difficult to sort out the truth from the fact and fiction. One or two of them have to do…

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Arrighini Trio play Barga Jazz Club

Arrighini Trio play Barga Jazz Club

Il Riccardo Arrighini Trio nasce nel marzo 2012, da un’idea del pianista toscano, noto come “il pianista italiano che ha fuso classica e lirica con…

Alinari/Bianchi quintet play Barga Jazz Club

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