International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International women’s day is celebrated world wide on the 8th of March. In Italy women will be offered mimosa flowers. This tree is a symbol for Women’s day, it is in full bloom around the beginning of March and has an overwhelming profume. International Women’s day stands for women’s rights, solidarity and equality. On March the 8th feminist movements ask for economical independence and equality […]

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Infiorata 2014

Infiorata 2014

Last Sunday was Corpus Domini, the feast of Corpus Cristi. This is a religious Catholic feast which for obvious reasons doesn’t go by without being noticed in Italy. In Umbria, the town of Spello is famous for its flower exhibitions during Corpus Domini: the “infiorata”. But other villages and towns do also exhibit wonderful flower decorations. Also in my little home town of Tuoro sul […]

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