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[16 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Alice in wonderland? Nop we are only among the “Cave di Rubbio”

Lying in the peaceful mountains of the Asiago plateau, in the small village of Conco in the district of Rubbio, are the out-of-the-ordinary works of art of Toni Zarpellon, local painter and sculputor from Bassano del Grappa that found in some abandoned quarries his own inspiring atelier.
Locals and school’s groups flock in hundreds every year to see the Cava Dipinta and Cava Abitata; yet it’s an artistic site off the beaten track of the major itineraries of Veneto.

The Cava Dipinta (Painted Cave) go back to the ’89 and it’s an …

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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
The triumph of 3 great Venetian masters of the Renaissance: Giorgione, Cima da Conegliano, Jacopo da Ponte Exhibitions 2010

In case anyone misses it out, the hub of the cultural scene of this spring in Veneto are 3 great exhibitions, each dedicated to three Renaissance masters, happening almost at the same time this spring.
The first to open the door of this artistic season was the Giorgione in Castelfranco Veneto in occasion of his 500th anniversary and, if you haven’t seen it yet, hurry up as it will run till April.

But now, you can also enjoy 38 great masterpieces of Cima da Conegliano and 15 exclusive paintings and one drawing …

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[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Dip into a chocolicious weekend in the Dolomites

Veneti chocolate’s addicts are delight in hearing that the 4th edition of “Cioccolando” is back in the Dolomites. The event, which celebrate all things cocoa-coated, will take place this weekend 5-6-7 March in Auronzo di Cadore.

During these 3days there will be heaps of chocolate tastings, competitions, watching sculptors carving their artworks with tons of chocolate and, if you are close enough, getting to eat the chippings!
Talking about sweet success, Mirco Della Vecchia will attempt to break another of his Guinness world’s record this time with a 8-mt replica of …