The Latest News from Italy at a Glance
What’s new in terms of culture and travel in Italy? Here you will find current information and important updates on major international cultural, sporting, and scientific events as well as important trade fairs.
New Year’s Concert Venice 2022 – Tickets Now Available
The New Year’s Concert at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice is one of the most exclusive New Year’s concerts in the world. The best international musicians come to Venice.
Venice in winter has a very special atmosphere and the La Fenice Theater lights up for the New Year celebrations in a particularly festive robe. The sun rises late and pushes its way through the morning mist. For fans of classical music, our exclusive music trip with the New Year’s Concert is the perfect start to the new year. Your hotel is of course in the pedestrian zone.
Open Air Music Festivals in Italy
Now you can book our music trips to Italy:
Opera Festival in the Verona Arena
Come to Verona and enjoy an opera in the Arena di Verona, an ancient Roman amphitheater.
Andrea Bocelli, music trip to Tuscany
There is hardly a better reason to plan a trip to Tuscany. The world-famous opera singer Andrea Bocelli invites you to an evening in the open-air theater Teatro del Silenzio in Tuscany.
Ravello Music Festival
Visit the Amalfi Coast for a few relaxing days by the sea and enjoy the sunrise concert in Ravello.
The Puccini Festival 2021 in Tuscany
A midsummer dream for fans of classical music and Italian opera. In Lucca, Tuscany, the Puccini Festival takes place in summer.
L’Italia rinasce con un Fiore – The Project of Stefano Boeri
The Italian Architect Stefano Boeri (who has created the Vertical Forest in Milan) has developed an architectural concept for the Italian Anti-Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign. We don’t want to just vaccinate. We want to do it in style. Italy is the Design center of the world.
Under the slogan “L’Italia rinasce con un Fiore” – “With a flower, Italy comes back to life”, the proposal of the designer are temporary pavilions in form of a pink springtime flower.
Stefano Boeri: “With the image of a springtime flower, we wanted to create an architecture that would convey a symbol of serenity and regeneration. Getting vaccinated will be an act of civic responsibility, love for others, and the rediscovery of life. If this virus has locked us up in hospitals and homes, the vaccine will bring us back into contact with life and the nature that surrounds us”.
FIS Alpine World Ski Championship Cortina 2021
The well-known winter sports resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo will host the Alpine Ski World Championships from February 7 to 21, 2021. The competitions take place at the foot of the Tofane massif, the fascinating Queen of the Dolomites.
In the Dolomites, athletes from 70 countries will fight for the world title. The World Cup will be broadcast live on television and digital media, so you can enjoy two weeks of great winter sports at home.
Milan Fashion Week Spring 2021
- The Milan Fashion Week for Women’s fashion will be held online from 23 February to 1 March 2021 with the collection of fall/winter 2021/2022.
- The Milan Fashion Week for Men’s fashion will be held from 15 to 19 January 2021 with the collection of fall/winter 2021/2022.
Both of them will probably take place online.
BIT 2021 – The Milan Tourism Fair
The International Travel Exhibition BIT 2021 will now be held at fieramilanocity from 9 to 11 May 2021.
Find the complete Calendar of Fairs in Milan (Fiera Milano) https://www.fieramilano.it/
Milan Furniture Fair – Salone del Mobile Edition 2021
From 5 to 10 September 2021, the 60th edition of the Furniture Show, Salone del Mobile will take place in Milan with the shows:
- Salone Internazionale del Mobile
- International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition
- Workspace 3.0
- EuroCucina / FTK – Technology For the Kitchen
- International Bath Room Exhibition
Bergamo and Brescia – Italian Capitals of Culture 2023
The cities of Bergamo and Brescia has received the nomination of Italian Capitals of Culture 2023. The extraordinary nomination of Bergamo and Brescia as Italian Capitals of Culture in 2023 is a sign of hope and Renaissance. The two cities Bergamo and Brescia have been particularly affected by the health emergency of the coronavirus in spring 2020. The power of rebirth after suffering caused by the pandemic will be recognized with the title Italian Capitals of Culture 2023.
Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026
From 6 to 22 February 2026 the Italian cities of Milano and Cortina d’Ampezzo, queen of the Dolomites, will host the XXV Olympic Winter Games.
Together with the cities Milan and Cortina, the host cities, the Italian regions Lombardy, Veneto, Trento and Bolzano are convolved to the XXV Olympic Winter Games. Competitions will also take place in the important winter sports areas of Valtellina, Val di Fiemme and Anterselva.
Official Website: https://milanocortina2026.org/