Viareggio Carnival 2021 Sept-Oct Dates, Features

Never before, in its 148 years’ history, has Viareggio Carnival been celebrated in late summer and early fall as it will this year in 2021. The five 2021 dates of the parades of gigantic allegorical float in papier-mâché on Viareggio seafront promenade are Saturday 18 September, Sunday 26 September, Saturday 2 October, Sunday 3 October […]

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Countries with No Lockdown vs Countries on Lockdown

By Enza Ferreri “The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of dusk” wrote philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Minerva, whose sacred bird was the owl, was the Roman goddess of wisdom, and Hegel meant that historical events are understood only at their end. Well, the Covid-19 pandemic is a historic event. […]

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