‘Blue Flag’ means the best beaches and the best spots

tuscany beachesEveryone in Italy knows that Tuscany has got a wonderful coast that offers different landscapes, from sand to rocks, pinewoods and wild nature. Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Pietrasanta, Viareggio, Cecina, Follonica, Castiglione della Pescaia and the unique promontory of Argentario.

These are also the places that have gained ‘Bandiera Blu‘ (Blue Flag), a prize that certify the highest quality and stays of beaches, with clean waters and preserved skyline. Blue flags are allocated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (Fee) in Italy that evaluates many important parameters as the quality of water, the coast and also for the presence of services, security measures and initiatives takenin otder to protect the environment.

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Italian songwriters in Livorno with Premio Ciampi

arboreIn the name of singer/songwriter Piero Ciampi the prestigious Premio Ciampi-Town of Livorno prize comes to the fifteenth edition, from 14 to 17 November 2009 at Teatro Goldoni.

During these years Premio Ciampi has hosted new authors and discovered new trends, that are changing the history of Italian songwriting. Piero Ciampi died prematurely in 1980, leaving an indelible mark on popular music. The fifteenth edition develops around the symbolic concept of the wall. Not really to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Berlin Wall Fall, but to focus attention on the different barriers that divide us.

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