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Art history and practical art courses are more and more requested; this summer and autumn one of the most popular course was the “Rinascimento” course, where together with the Italian language the students are introduced to various techniques of drawing and painting.

Scuola Toscana cooperates with a very fine atelier 5 minutes walk from the school, and one of the instructors there was so kind to send us this pictures of two Scuola Toscana students with their work.

High season at ScuolaToscana

This is high season at Scuola Toscana, therefore there was not time to update this blog.

Sorry, we will back as soon as possible !

Meanwhile, as promised, here are the questions of the recent quiz we hold in Japan… try to answer if you like, next time the answers !

1.Millions of tourists come every year to Florence to see the statue of a naked guy. What’ s the statue’s name and who made it ?

2.Close to Scuola Toscana there is a narrow street named “via Torta”. “Torta” means crooked, and, as a matter of fact, this street makes a very strange curve. Why ?

3.Florence is well known in the world as a capital of Renaissance art, thank to huge investments of the family Medici.
Among these names, which one does not belong to any Medici ?
Alessandro
Marco
Cosimo
Giulia
Lorenzo
Anna Maria Luisa
Giovanni
Salvestro

4. One of the most importants dishes of the Florentine cuisine is the so-called “Ribollita”. Which is the main ingredient of the Ribollita ?

5.Which is the most Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence ?

6.Which is the name of the area close to Florence which gives the name to the most famous Florentine wine ?

7.Fiorentina is the name of the soccer team of Florence. When did this team win the Italian Serie A League ?
1968
1988
2008
never

8.Florence is also one of the capital of fashion. Which one of these fashion houses was not born in Florence ?
Cavalli
Gucci
Valentino

Have a try !