150th anniversary of Florence as the Capital


In 2015, 150th anniversary of Florence as the Capital City of Italy will be celebrated.

The events will start from September, 15 th 2014, when 150 years are going to be compute from the signing of the Paris convention between Italy and France, which formally defined the aim to move the capital from Turin to Florence. For this occasion a meeting with mayors of three capitals is supposed to be held in Florence.

Another important date is the 3 rd of February 2015, the day on which Vittorio Emanuele with all his ministers entered in Florence. An exhibition on the Risorgimento period is planned to take place in Palazzo Vecchio.

The main celebrations then will be held in the month of November 2015 and they will involve as much as possible citizens, institutions, economical forces and schools.

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