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Latest internet meme – sei di Barga se ….

Latest internet meme – sei di Barga se ….

a shared community spirit or another example of just how disjointed and distanced we all are from each other in the digital age ?

There is a new internet meme sweeping across the social networks in this area at the moment called “sei di Barga se ….” Meaning “you are from Barga if… ” and then a series of questions which if you know the answer prove you are actually from Barga. The meme is actually in various forms […]

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Modo Antiquo Baroque Orchestra – Planking for Vivaldi

Modo Antiquo Baroque Orchestra – Planking for Vivaldi

It was only a couple of weeks ago when we first reported on planking in Barga.  We asked then  if the planking phenomenon which was gradually creeping up on this area was a sport or an internet meme or just a crazy pastime for the summer (article here) Since then the whole planking phenomenon has […]

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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 […]