Florence Living: Summer events
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Florence is pure poetry 365 days a year, but during the summer, music, dance, opera and theater invade squares, terraces and riversides, making it vibrate to the rhythm of art. From the most beautiful cinema in the world to the breathtaking views, from the Calcio Storico to the sold-out concerts, our city prepares to welcome the many shows and exhibitions for the Florentine Summer and more. Here, we point out some of the countless unmissable events that will invade the Tuscan capital between June and September, from traditional to contemporary.Add a comment
The experience of Emma, a student of the AEF Drawing and Painting Certificate Program
It was always my dream to go beyond the tropical realms that surrounded me since I was born , a paradise we call Mauritius. I yearned for a place where art was appreciated and celebrated. Driven by curiosity and a search for an enriching quest… lead me to Italy, specifically Florence, the city that's known for its outstanding art, music, food and warm smiles and that houses incredible masterpieces of famous artists like Michelangelo. Inspired by a new country, a heart-warming city and my multicultural background, I started learning about myself. AEF became my family during the 3 years that I have been attending the Drawing & Painting Certificate Program. I started discovering the new aspects of life that would completely shape the start of my artistic career..Add a comment
Why choose Study Abroad?
More competent professionals, more resilient and well integrated in a global network: this is who international students are. Deciding to tackle a study abroad course is an unparalleled educational experience, but there is more. Confronting the subjects we study in another language, with another culture and in another country is a once in lifetime opportunity for inner growth.Add a comment
Leonardo's 500th Anniversary - Exposition of the Codex Atlanticus at Palazzo Vecchio
Twelve autographed drawings of Leonardo are arriving to Florence: the celebrations of the five hundredth anniversary of one of the most brilliant minds in the entire history of humanity are not stopping. Starting Friday, March 29, they continue with the exhibition in the Sala dei Gigli of Palazzo Vecchio of the Codex Atlanticus, on loan for the first time from the Ambrosian Library in Milan.Add a comment
Stendhal syndrome and tourism numbers
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Did you ever find yourself breathless in front of a work of art? It's called Stendhal syndrome, from the name of the French writer who first experienced this feeling of oppression before beauty, right in one of the richest cities of art in the world, our Florence.
“I had reached that level of emotion where the celestial sensations of the arts and the passionate feelings meet. Coming out of Santa Croce, I had a heartbeat, life had dried up for me, I was walking fearing to fall.”