barga at night

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New Year celebrations in Barga

New Year celebrations in Barga

The clock on the Duomo above Barga Vecchia strikes midnight and the celebrations start in earnest for the coming of the new year. Some the revellers had come well prepared with bottles of sparkling wine, spumante and even the odd bottle of champagne spotted this evening but the stars of the show were once again […]

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The Presepe of Barga

Carlo Sacco who died earlier this year is still making his presence felt in Barga Vecchia as his presepe which he built last Christmas (complete with 7 dwarves and a LED light show fountain –article here) has been once again restored and put up in Aristo’s bar. Traditionally, the main focus of Christmas decorations in […]

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Night images by Hamish Scott-Brown

As we reported in November last year there has been a photographer taking images in and around Barga. In fact the photographer Hamish Scott-Brown moved from his native Scotland to Barga a number of years ago and has been steadily building up a large and comprehensive body of work which focuses on the city and […]

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Barga Vecchia street lights under water

Back in November of 2007, we published an article about the street lights which were in the process of being changed over in Barga Vecchia. In that article we wrote “All 45 lanterns in Barga Vecchia will be replaced by a new, smaller lanterns which give out a warmer light and consume far less energy. […]

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Torrone and Panforte – Pasticceria Fratelli Lucchesi

Torrone and Panforte – Pasticceria Fratelli Lucchesi

This is the last this year of a series of articles with the title “Barga at night” – the hidden side of Barga that people generally don’t see. The idea is to follow and document people who are working while most of us are sound asleep in our beds. We finish the series on a […]

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Silvano Togneri Prize 2008

One of the most vital parts of Barga Jazz Festival which finished this week was not to be found in the piazzas or as part of the concerts in the Teatro dei Differenti but during the late night jam sessions that took place each evening at the Enojazz Club.

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Market under the Stars

Barga Giardino was full of bustling people this evening all enjoying the balmy July evening air as they slowly walked through the market stalls shopping, chatting and generally enjoying themselves. It was a just another market day in Barga except that this one was slightly different.

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Barga at night – Pasticceria Fratelli Lucchesi – Chocolate

This is the fourth in the series of articles with the title “Barga at night” – the hidden side of Barga that people generally don’t see. The idea is to follow and document people who are working while most of us are sound asleep in our beds. We started the series on a sweet note […]

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Barga at night – Painting in the dark – Richard Clare

For the third in the series of articles with the title “Barga at night” – the hidden side of Barga that people generally don’t see, we have something of a surprise. The artist Richard Clare read the first two articles, the bakery “Regio Bello” (article here) and the Pasticceria Lucchesi (article here) and decided that […]

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Barga at night – Panifico Regio Bello

Barga at night – Panifico Regio Bello

This is the second of a short series of articles with the title “Barga at night” – the hidden side of Barga that people generally don’t see. The idea is to follow and document people who are working while most of us are sound asleep in our beds. We started the series with the Pasticceria […]

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Barga at night – Pasticceria Fratelli Lucchesi

This is the first of a short series of articles with the title "Barga at night" – the hidden side of Barga that people generally don't see. The idea is to follow and document people who are working while most of us are sound asleep in our beds. We start the series on a sweet […]