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Australian family hopes to find Scots-Italian bone marrow

Australian family hopes to find Scots-Italian bone marrow

Could someone you know be the lifesaving donor this Australian family is searching for?

An Australian father of three with a rare form of leukaemia needs a lifesaving bone marrow transplant from a donor with Scottish-Italian heritage. 39-year-old Gennaro Rapinese, from Perth, Australia, has Acute Myeloid Leukemia and needs to trace a bone marrow donor urgently for a lifesaving transplant. So far, doctors have been unable to find a […]

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Barga musician releases new single in Australia

Barga musician releases new single in Australia

Sofia Torchia's single "Shut your mouth"

Sofia Torchia was raised in Barga but then emigrated halfway around the world to Adelaide in Australia. At the age of 17 she picked up her first guitar and, inspired by the cultural adjustments and struggles after her move to another continent and lifestyle in Australia began writing Beatle-esque pop songs. With a background of […]

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Australia: The Aristodemos and Barga Jazz Club on the radio

Australia: The Aristodemos and Barga Jazz Club on the radio

This morning Barga, Barga Jazz Club and The Aristodemos were featured on the radio in Melbourne, Australia as a direct result of the recent visit to Barga by Melbourne’s celebrated singer, songwriter and poet, Ian Bland

Ian arrived from the other side of the world with his family to spend a few days here but they enjoyed themselves so much that they extended their holiday to 10 days before they reluctantly moved on – they just couldn’t get enough of Barga (article here) His daughter, Ellen was here in the city […]

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La befana Barghigiana si e’ rotta del freddo

the Barga Befana flies across to Sydney, Australia

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Assistenti volontari, un nuovo modo di fare vacanza… lavorando (ma gli operatori turistici che ne pensano?)

Assistenti volontari, un nuovo modo di fare vacanza… lavorando (ma gli operatori turistici che ne pensano?)

Nei giorni scorsi abbiamo pubblicato un articolo dal titolo “The sheer joy of a working holiday in Barga “ (la  pura gioia di una vacanza di lavoro in Barga). L’articolo è in inglese, ma se non siete molto pratici con questa lingua o non avete voglia di perdere tempo, vi facciamo noi una sostanziale traduzione […]

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The Franchi Brothers, Filippo & Simone

The Franchi Brothers, Filippo & Simone

The Franchi Brothers, Filippo & Simone from Barga having been blazing a trail in Australia with their particular blend of music mixing tech-house and a deep rolling fiesta affair, rumba time. Pulseradio now has a full hour of their music which can be streamed from here The Franchi Brothers, Filippo & Simone, left their beautiful […]