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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 Polo Cup

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

On the one hand it seems like the most surreal thing you’d ever see – not surprising given that it takes place on the beach within viewing distance of Federico Fellini’s beloved Grand Hotel – while on the other, once the competition is in full swing, it seems perfectly normal to watch thoroughbred horses galloping […]

More redevelopment plans – Belgian architect Julien De Smedt

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Just as the plans for the redevelopment of the seafront from Piazzale Kennedy to Piazzale Marvelli (ex-Tripoli) outlined by London Architects Foster & Partners, use Federico Fellini as a central theme, so too do the plans outlined by Belgian Architect Julien De Smedt for the stretch from Piazzale Boscovich to Piazzale Kennedy. For example, the […]