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In the shadow of the city wall of Lucca, the 1st edition of the contemporary culture festival Lontani cosi Vicini Lucca Fest. A festival under the stars, on the Walls of Lucca, to reflect on contemporary issues and update memory. There will be important Italian guests , beautiful and unknown stories, all-round reflections on current events and music, contemporaneity and memory.
Eight events that cross Italian and International history with the commitment and testimony of people giving dignity to stories every day to tell the history.

In the shadow of the city wall of Lucca, the 1st edition of the contemporary culture festival Lontani cosi Vicini Lucca Fest. A festival under the stars, on the Walls of Lucca, to reflect on contemporary issues and update memory. There will be important Italian guests , beautiful and unknown stories, all-round reflections on current events and music, contemporaneity and memory.
Eight events that cross Italian and International history with the commitment and testimony of people giving dignity to stories every day to tell the history.

In the shadow of the city wall of Lucca, the 1st edition of the contemporary culture festival Lontani cosi Vicini Lucca Fest. A festival under the stars, on the Walls of Lucca, to reflect on contemporary issues and update memory. There will be important Italian guests , beautiful and unknown stories, all-round reflections on current events and music, contemporaneity and memory.
Eight events that cross Italian and International history with the commitment and testimony of people giving dignity to stories every day to tell the history.

A great landscape, refreshment and a good organization are the strong points of one of the most expected events for running and walking fans in open air with routes of 3,5 - 7 - 10 - 16 - 20 and 30 km.
Now in its 44th edition, the Marcia delle Ville Run of the villas has broken all records for non-competitive races in the region.

Safe the date for October 23rd and 24th with free start from the market in Marlia between 8:00 am to 9:00 am.

Lucca's Guardian Angels

A baroque jewel right in the heart of the city is open to the community again. The Oratory of the Guardian Angels, a concentrate of architectural and pictorial treasures built in the mid-seventeenth century and now restored thanks to the important restoration works sponsored by the Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca Foundation.

A small treasure chest that welcomes visitors for free, ready to host music and cultural events of different kinds.

 

Important guest of the most important theaters in the world, Sonya Yoncheva is the protagonist in Lucca of the Puccini Opera Gala on Sunday 26 July at 9:30 pm in the beautiful setting of Piazza San Martino. The recital of the Bulgarian soprano is the starting point of a program reaching its peak in 2024, the centenary of death of Maestro Puccini.

The artist Maicol Borghetti is back at the Lu.C.C.A. - Lucca Center of Contemporary Art with a new installation project entitled "Ritorno al disordine" (Return to disorder) dedicated to the ongoing exhibition “Storie del Novecento in Toscana. Soffici, Viani, Rosai, Maccari, Marcucci, Venturi: dal ritorno all’ordine alla conquista del disordine” (Stories of the twentieth century in Tuscany. Soffici, Viani, Rosai, Maccari, Marcucci, Venturi: from the return to order to the conquest of disorder).

On Tuesdays and Fridays in the months of July, August and September, a lot of music in the Botanical Garden's modern greenhouses which host The singing of trees organised by the FLAM association. A concert festival of various kinds, preceded by a presentation to illustrate the proposed listening path.

In the program on Tuesday 15 September

9:15 pm - Modern greenhouses of the Botanical Garden of Lucca | Musica ed emozioni nel ‘700 (Music and emotions in the 1700s). Evening by Musicalia Association.

On Tuesdays and Fridays in the months of July, August and September, a lot of music in the Botanical Garden's modern greenhouses which host The singing of trees organised by the FLAM association. A concert festival of various kinds, preceded by a presentation to illustrate the proposed listening path.

In the program on Friday 28 August

9:15 pm - Modern greenhouses of the Botanical Garden of Lucca | Duetti Mozartiani (Mozartian duets). Evening by Musicalia Association.

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