Your Thursday Predictions: The Best Events in Florence


Your Thursday Predictions: The Best Events in Florence

Jane farrell

November 25, 2021 – 1:21 PM

SOLIDARITY / International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 november

Events in solidarity with those affected

On the occasion of the day dedicated to the condemnation of violence against women, the Teatro delle Donne present ‘The Torn Woman‘at 9 p.m. from November 25 to 28 at the Teatro Studio in Scandicci, telling the story of a young woman killed because of her husband’s jealousy. The University of Florence remembers the victims of gender-based violence by coloring the facade of the building in piazza San Marco 4 red and placing red shoes at the entrance. The Novecento Museum in the piazza Santa Maria Novella hosts “I read that the soul is immortal”, a theatrical reading by 6 actors of I Nuovi: Maddalena Amorini, Maria Lucia Bianchi, Federica Cavallaro, Anastasia Ciullini, Claudia Ludovica Marino and Erica Trinchera. They will read poems by Anna Achmatova, Sylvia Plath, Antonia Pozzi and Anne Sexton from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on November 25 in the spaces of the Jenny Saville exhibition, with free access for the duration of the readings. The Uffizi Gallery attach Lo Sfregio, an exhibition featuring disfigured statues and striking photographs in opposition to violence against women, with works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Ilaria Sagaria. Cooperative organized a fundraiser for the 22 accredited anti-violence centers in Tuscany that offer support to women and children. The free anti-violence telephone number, 1522, will also be featured in stores and on sales receipts to disseminate information on services.

CULTURE / 22nd Japanese Festival

11 a.m. to 8 p.m., November 26-28

Ph / FR photography

The 22nd edition of festival dedicated to the many facets of Japanese culture presents fascinating performances that keep visitors coming back year after year. Dance, music, martial arts, demonstrations and workshops make up the busy program, with items, food, drinks and crafts for sale alongside explorations of origami, the tradition of tea, and shiatsu. and the kimono. Entry 2 euros, free up to 10 years old and for 2021 Lailac Members.

Rogers Center Auditorium, piazzale della Resistenza, Scandicci

EXHIBITION / A misura di bambino: Crescere nell’antica Roma

Until April 24

Childhood in ancient Rome

In the prints and drawings department of the Uffizi Gallery, a child-centered exhibit shows how to grow up in ancient Rome. Organized by Lorenza Camin and Fabrizio Paolucci, the works explore rites of passage, school, games and animals as depicted in statuettes, reliefs, busts, sarcophagi and toys. Young visitors in particular are sure to be charmed by the children of 2000 years ago and what they have in common with those of today. To make it easier for budding art historians to understand, accompanying panels also feature more kid-friendly language to explain the more than 30 works on display.

Uffizi Gallery, Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence

FOOD / San Miniato Truffle Festival

November 27-28

Ph / Marco Badiani

Organized since 1969, the favorite festival of gourmets organizes its last weekend of events to celebrate the white truffle in the fragrant center of San Miniato. The 50th edition will be punctuated by food stands, culinary shows, conferences and tastings.

ANIMALS / Salon International du Félin

10 a.m. to 7 p.m., November 27-28

Feline friends

The cats benefit from an exhibition-competition dedicated to feline friends, as rare and beautiful cats will compete for various titles of the international championship. Stands on the theme of cats will also be visitable with specialists present, as well as stands selling food, accessories and objects. The first 500 visitors will receive “a gift cat”. Tickets 7.50, reduced 5.50. Access with accompanying animals is not allowed.

Sports hall, piazzale del Palazzetto 1. Maliseti, Prato

STORE/ Yoox Secret Room with Moscova District Market: Exclusive sale

November 27 to December 5

Update your wardrobe or get freebies

Just in time for Christmas shopping, Yoox is hosting its first exclusive event in collaboration with Moscova District Market, with a secret fashion room in Fortezza Da Basso selling clothes, bags, shoes and accessories from the best Italian and international brands. for men, women and children, with discounts of up to -90%. Book your free time slot now, from November 27 to December 5.

Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi 1, Florence

See our list of places to celebrate Thanksgiving here.


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