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Rimini beach strike – Saturday 8th of August

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

If things continue as they are, the beaches of Rimini will remain closed due to a lifeguard strike this Saturday, the 8th of August. Regional official for Tourism, Guido Pasi told the press yesterday that the situation was very worrying, as talks between Rimini Lifeguards and Beach Operators had broken down, making this Saturday’s threatened […]

Over 2 million estimated at this year’s Notte Rosa

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Rimini returns to normal, or at least as ‘normal’ as it gets during the summer (where there are festivals and events planned from June through to September), after Saturday night’s Notte Rosa festival – and some of the statistics are coming in about the night. An incredible 2 million people (according to the Resto del […]

Moonlight swim for the Notte Rosa

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Milo Manara’s famous poster for the Rimini Summer has three distinct and sensual elements: the moon, a voluptuous woman, and the sea – an image which captures the romance and excitement of the rimini night. One of the ironies, though, is that for obvious safety reasons, night-time bathing is usually forbidden along the sandy Rimini […]

Gradisca – this friday in Rimini

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The annual launch to the summer season, the Gradisca festival, ran into bad luck last weekend when poor weather conditions hit the whole of Northern Italy. A decision was made to move the festival back a week, so now it will take place this coming Friday night 26th June. The festival is one of those […]

What the hell is Tchoukball? Find out in Rimini

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Are you like me, without a clue as to what tchoukball may be? Well, there’s a good way to find out more, by heading down to the internatioal tchoukball beach festival , being held on the beach in Viserba on the 9th and 19th of May. Tchoukball is a relatively knew sport, developed by a […]

An American perspective on Rimini’s Paganello

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

“Once everyone arrives on Holy Thursday, it’s time for the opening bash. Players and spectators alike gather at the beach for a feast of Lenten staples: pasta, fried fish and red wine. The wine, the area’s very own Sangiovese di Romagna, is served in 2-foot tall barrels each outfitted a skinny plastic tube for properly […]