EVENTS IN FLORENCE FOR SUMMER 2017Min. reading
Write down the date of the most interesting events in Florence during summer 2017!
Florence is your holiday destination? The Florentine summer offers extraordinary events to enjoy! Here’s a selection of must-do and must-see if you find yourself in the city at this exciting time of the year!
Florence Rocks | From the 23rd to the 25th of June an explosion of rock in Florence!
An unmissable experience for all rock music lovers with Aerosmith, Placebo, Eddie Veder from Pearl Jam, Cranberries and System of a Down. Three unforgettable days with more than 20 concerts, an authentic celebration of great artists and their unforgettable live perfomances. One of the greatest European festivals in Florence!
Taranta Nights| Until the 10th of July
As soon as summer starts, here come the Taranta nights 2017! In the Garden of Orticultura in Florence, every Monday the pizzica and other southern Italian traditional dances will be performed, with their liveliness and powerful rhythms. Also, during the Taranta Nights traditional dance courses will be held by the DanzeAssud association. Enjoy!
Firenze Summer Festival | Until the 25th of July, the best pop music!
Having opened on the 14th of June with a concert by the legendary Radiohead, the Florence Summer festival hosts Jamiroquai, Arcade Fire – coming back from a glorious world tour – Jonny Greenwood and the XX, the successful British trio. Don’t miss the events of the Florentine summer inside the evocative Visarno Arena.
Open Air Cinema in the Piazzale degli Uffizi | from the 23d of June to the 19th of July!
Movies come back into the heart of Florence in an amazing location, with an international landscape gathering the work of associations such as Festival dei Popoli, Map of Creation, Quelli dell’Alfieri, Nelson Mandela Forum, France Odeon, Lo schermo dell’Arte and with the presence of actors and directors for the premiere screenings. An intercultural exchange of great value, thanks to its documentaries, reportage and high quality feature films.
Easy Living | On river Arno, music, food and relaxing time until the 30th of September
The beach of river Arno comes back to life as the Florentine summer approaches! International DJ sets, chefs like Matteo Boglione from Le Cirque and Alexandro Sala from Sant’Ambroeus and many other artists that make this event unmissable for those who love live performances ranging from pop, rock music and classical music, to theatre, dance and contemporary art performances.
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino | Another great season of music
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino continues with its 80th edition. With Rossini’s Cenerentola, Verdi’s Traviata and Donizetti’s Elisir d’amore, every opera lover has a good reason to attend one of the events that have always represented the more cultured and sensitive souls of Florence! Besides opera, classical music concerts and extraordinary exhibitions such as the one by Roberto Bolle, on the 7th and the 8th of July.
Discover the program for summer season 2017!
Villa Bardini: a solo exhibit by Pietro Annigoni | from the 7th of July 2017
Many important works of this Florentine artist, belonging to the private collection of his secretary, are now exposed on the halls of the beautiful Villa Bardini in Florence. These drawings and engravings trace the artistic life of Annigoni, defined as the painter of Queens for his impressive technique in portraits and also well-known for his frescos. The presence of the portrait of the noble lady Stefania von Kories, a historical socialite of the past century, famous for her beauty and her jewels, is very remarkable.
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