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Beach strike for 8th and 16th of August called off

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

News just in that the proposed strikes by lifeguards on the 8th and 16th of August have been called off after an intervention by the governmental commission with responsibility for overseeing strike action. A press release from the Commissione di Garanzia dell ’attuazione della legge sullo sciopero announced with little detail that the strike action […]

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 […]

Rimini gets the blue flag – again

Friday, May 15th, 2009

For the eigth year running Rimini has been awarded the blue flag. The blue flag is a mark awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education, to recognise various elements including cleanliness of beaches, quality of bathing water etc. The award was initially a French initiative, born in 1985, to single out beaches and bathing spots […]

Rimini Wellness kicks off

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Now in its fourth edition, today sees the kick off of the annual Rimini Wellness trade fair. It’s the place to be for professionals and exhibitors involved in any area of the sport/health/fitness market.But more than that, thanks to the various exhibitions, displays, and events put on during the four days of the trade fair, […]

Rimini’s new look, by Alessandro Bergonzoni is unveiled

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

It’s where art, tradition, and solid business sense meet – the Rimini manifesto, or advertisement. Each year a different artist is selected to design a poster that goes up in various parts of Italy (and now, of course, also online) to advertise Rimini’s summer season.   Past artists have included Rene Gruau (whose work features […]