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La Scala Philharmonic meets the city

La Scala Philharmonic meets the city

REHEARSAL CONCERTS AT LA SCALA
January 26, February 16, March 30, 2014
This is a unique opportunity to attend the rehearsals of the four concerts on the 2014 agenda of the Orchestra at the Teatro alla Scala, and at the same time it is a beautiful occasion as the ticket revenues will support some non-profit association in the area of Milan. 


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Andy Warhol at Palazzo Reale in Milan

Andy Warhol at Palazzo Reale in Milan

ART EXHIBITION
Runs through March 9th 2014.
Andy Warhol works from the Peter Brant collection will be hosted in the Palazzo, and the artist’s major periods will be on display, from his early Death and Disaster series, to his celebrity portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, until the 1986 self-portrait.

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Introducing Sicily

Introducing Sicily

LEARN MORE
Sicily is a world unto itself. While other countries speak to you directly, this island, like its dialect, is complex, polychrome, varied in shapes and tastes. Everything, from the blinding sunlight down to the locals, is more intense than elsewhere, and perhaps not just one visit will be enough for someone to understand it.

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Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

SEASONAL FESTIVITIES
I Mercatini di Natale (Christmas Markets) are a big tradition in Europe and Italy hosts many of those in either big cities and small villages. They may last for a couple of days to a month or even go on after Epiphany on January 6th.

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Luci d’Artista (Artist’s Lights)

Luci d’Artista (Artist’s Lights)

PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION
Luci d’Artista (Artist’s Lights), has become a very well acclaimed contemporary art exhibition both nationally and internationally, and it takes place in Turin and Salerno. This 16th edition – from November 1st 2013 to January 12th 2014 – will surely attract a large number of visitors, as new and upcoming artists form all over the world will present their installation which will light up streets, squares and spaces of these 2 geographically and culturally opposite cities.

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