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    Scoppio del Carro 2022

    Date: 17 April 2022

    Scoppio del Carro 2022 (Explosion of the Cart) will take place on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, in Piazza del Duomo, in Florence.   SHORT HISTORY The ceremony dates back to the times of the First Crusade, called to free the city of the Jerusalem in 1099. According to legend, it was the Florentine Pazzino from the Pazzi family who first climbed the walls of the Holy City, where he placed the Christian flag. For this act of valor, Godfrey of Bouillon, one of the leaders of the First Crusade, donated three small pieces from the Holy Sepulcher to him. Returning to Florence, Pazzino was celebrated and welcomed with solemn honors. It seems that, after the liberation of Jerusalem, on Saturday, the crusaders gathered in the Church of the Resurrection and, in devout prayer, gave everyone the blessed fire as a symbol of purification. After the return of Pazzino to Florence, every Saturday, the young Florentine people used to go to the cathedral, lit a small torch and carried the purifying flame through the city. The fire was lit with the sparks made by the fragments of the Holy Sepulcher. In time, the carrying of the holy fire was made Read more [...]

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    LP – Churches Tour 2022

    Date: 18 July 2022

    Time: 9:15 pm to 12:00 am

    The American singer LP will perform on Monday, July 18, 2022, starting with 9.15 pm, in Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, in Florence. To promote her new album, Churches, in Italy, LP will also appear on stage in Milan, on March 11, 2022, in Nichelino, near Torino, on July 17, 2022, in Marostica, on July 19, 2022, and in Rome, on July 22, 2022, at the Roma Summer Fest 2022.   THE ARTIST Laura Pergolizzi, better known as LP, is an American singer and songwriter born in 1981 in Long Island, New York. Between 2001 and 2018, LP released 5 studio albums. Her debut album, Heart-Shaped Scar, was released in 2001 through Koch Records. LP’s second album, Suburban Sprawl & Alcohol, was released in June 2004, but in spite of positive reviews from critics, the album failed to gain widespread recognition. In 2009, LP started writing songs for other artists, including Cher, Rihanna, Backstreet Boys, Leona Lewis, Mylène Farmer and Christina Aguilera. LP’s third album, Forever for Now, was released ten years after her second album, in 2014. Her fourth studio album, Lost on You, was released in 2016. The track Lost On You, her biggest hit to date, went platinum Read more [...]