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World of Coffee 2014 Rimini

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

If you’re a coffee lover Rimini is a good place to be, at any time, but in particular this June (10th – 12th), when and World of Coffee and the World Barista Championship come to Rimini Fiera. The event, for the first time in Rimini, is organised by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, and […]

2020 Olympic bid for Romagna?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

The talk elsewhere in the last week has been about the awarding of the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro, and the embarassing failure of the Obama backed Chicago campaign. Elsewhere, because here in Romagna Olympics fans are thinking further down the track – four years further, to be exact, and the competition to […]

From High Fashion to Tourism – Matteo Marzotto interviewed by Rimini Fiera

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

There’s an interesting interview, over at the Rimini Fiera magazine, with the new President of the Italian Tourism Authority (ENIT)  Matteo Marzotto, who was in Rimini recently to talk at the World Convention of Italian Chambers of Commerce. Marzotto comes from the world of fashion, from the Marzotto group (A world leader in textiles, founded in […]

When Italy went to war with the esperanto micro-nation Insulo de la Rozoj

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Perhaps it’s not surprising that few people, up until recently, have heard of the small sovereign (though unrecognised internationally) state of the Isola delle Rose (Rose Island) – or to give it its official title, in esperanto, Insulo de la Rozoj. It’s foundation and eventual destruction – at the hands of Italian military engineers – […]

3d trailer for Avatar, the new James Cameron film, to be shown in Rimini

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

The trailer for James Cameron’s new film, the eagerly awaited science fiction epic Avatar will be debuted this Friday, the 21st of August – and Rimini will be one of the very few places where you’ll be able to see the 3d version, at the IMAX cinema in the Befane shopping complex. Cameron, the Canadian director […]

German Lotto Tourists Arrive in Rimini

Monday, August 17th, 2009

A while back we published a post about the Lotto fever sweeping Italy, as its Superennalotto jackpot had not been won since January. Rimini was the city with the most number of tickets bought for the draw at that time. Since then the jackpot has just grown in size, and now stands at €130 million […]

Tony Blair controversial guest of honour at the Meeting Rimini 2009

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Every year in Rimini there’s a huge and interesting conference, run by the Catholic organisation Comunion & Liberation, which attracts international coverage and thousands of visitors. This year’s theme is ‘Knowledge is always an event’, and has attracted a number of high profile speakers including several members of the Italian government (including Minister for foreign […]

Planning for the 2010 Notte Rosa

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

One of the reasons that Rimini, and the Adriatic riviera in general, is so popular with holidaymakers is because so much attention is paid to detail. This is nowhere more in evidence than in the development of one of Europe’s biggest annual parties – the Notte Rosa To give you an idea, the organisers of […]

Morrisey, Patti Smith, Dillinger Escape Plan – A summer of music in Rimini

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

It’s going to be a great summer for music in Rimini, with a whole range of Italian and International artists announcing concerts in the Riviera between June and September. Perhaps the most exciting news is that Morrisey – who is a festival headliner in Italy – will be performing the only Italian shows of his […]

Morrisey announces two dates at Rimini’s Velvet!

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Undoubtedly one of the highlights for the summer season in Rimini- at least for fans of intelligent indie music – will be the two back-to-back concerts by Morrisey in the Adriatic Riviera’s most famous concert venue, Rimini’s Velvet. The concerts have just been announced for the dates 13th and 14th of July, and at the […]