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Geoff plays Piazza Angelio

Geoff plays Piazza Angelio

The autumn has officially arrived and the nights are drawing in but that does not stop the residents of Barga from enjoying themselves in the Piazza during the evening. It may be dark,  it may well be cooler, in fact there were in evidence this evening a few heavier jackets but the festa continues in […]

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Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orkestra, nuovo pienone in piazza Angelio

Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orkestra, nuovo pienone in piazza Angelio

Manolo Strimpellii e la sua Nait Orkestra a Barga sono dei miti. Di quelle band che potresti ascoltare e vedere ogni sera e potresti metterci la mani sul fuoco che farebbero il pienone ad ogni occasione. E riscuoterebbero sempre grandi applausi ed apprezzamenti. Non erano nemmeno passate due settimane da quando li avevamo visti ed […]

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Cena per i nati nel ’62

Cena per i nati nel ’62

Una cena con musica riservata e dedicata a tutti i nati nel 1962, si terrà giovedì 19 luglio alle 20 presso L’Osteria di Barga in piazza Angelio, in occasione della festa del Centro Storico. Costo della serata 25 euro. Per info: L’Osteria 3355387113 – Gabriele Giovannetti 3475102586 – Maresa Andreotti. Prenotazioni e conferme sono accettate […]

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Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

A surprise for any visitors to Barga this afternoon, upon entering Piazza Angelio in Barga Vecchia as they were greeted by a voice mixed choir. The 21 members of the Canoryon Lowen choir from Cornwall in the UK put on a short informal concert in the Piazza. The sound of their voices carried right through […]

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Scottish beer launched in Barga

Scottish beer launched in Barga

The  ever resourceful Mike Lemetti, whose mother Emilia Biagi was born in Castelvecchio Pascoli and is related to the Ghiloni and Pellegrini families from this area and who regular readers of this site will know as the man who’s company, Clan Italia invented the Italian National Tartan,  which has been seen wrapped around such diverse figures […]

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Card games at L’osteria – Briscola scoperta

Card games at L’osteria – Briscola scoperta

This morning the spring weather played yet more tricks with the temperature falling along with the rain. Not really a good time to go sightseeing and so the people wandering round Barga Vecchia could be counted on one hand. Not everybody looked on this as a negative effect though … as it gave some time […]

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L’osteria re-opens 8th March

L’osteria re-opens 8th March

Another sign that the winter season is gradually coming to an end – the reopening this week of the L’osteria of Riccardo Negri in Piazza Angelio. Finally Barga Vecchia starts to come to life again after the long winter months. We have already published other articles about the practice of closing restaurants during the winter […]

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Party as L’osteria in Piazza Angelio shuts for a brief rest

Party as L’osteria in Piazza Angelio shuts for a brief rest

A large party going on in Piazza Angelio this evening as the L’osteria of Riccardo Negri and his loyal staff celebrate the end of the summer season. The L’osteria has been open right through the summer and for many visitors to the city it was the only place still open to eat during the afternoon […]

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Lirica a cena – concert in Piazza Angelio

Lirica a cena – concert in Piazza Angelio

The summer might be officially over in Barga but it seems that nobody bothered to tell the inhabitants of the city as the festa just keeps on going. This evening the Piazza Angelio in Barga Vecchia was once again filled with people for a concert called “Lirica a cena”. Organised by a joint venture between […]

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Planking for Pascoli in Barga

Planking for Pascoli in Barga

There might have been some high culture taking place in Barga this week with the sounds of Vivaldi seeping out of open windows in the castle as Opera Barga prepares the Operabarga festival later on this week but in Piazza Angelio this evening it was culture of the lowest form possible as a group of […]

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Barga’s Sally Li sings as part of the events for Beatification of Pope John Paul II

Barga’s Sally Li sings as part of the events for Beatification of Pope John Paul II

Barga’s own soprano, Sally He Li has had a busy 12 months – the wedding in Barga, the new baby and now this weekend she was in Rome taking part of the celebrations as Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II. She was there for the inauguration of an exhibition “Un Papa Missionario” dedicated […]

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Please welcome Giada Li Negri to the planet

Please welcome Giada Li Negri to the planet

The title of the article that we published a year ago was – Wedding of the Year – Sally Li He from Qingdao, China and Riccardi Negri from Barga. The love story between the Barga restaurant owner and the Chinese soprano Sally Li He captured the imagination of the city and many of the barganews […]