Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci is Open in the Louvre

After months of negotiations, the largest exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, commemorating the 500th anniversary of his death, was opened in the Louvre.

The exhibition will feature drawings, sketches, paintings and other 160 works by the Italian Renaissance artist. Currently, over 220,000 tickets have been sold.

Il Sorpasso | Athens | August 23

The 1962 Italian cult-comedy film "Il Sorpasso" captures two days in the lives of Bruno Cortona (Vittorio Gassman) and Roberto Mariani (Jean-Louis Trintignant) as they travel across Lazio and Tuscany. Directed by Dino Risi, the film is a popular example of commedia all'italiana.

Iohannis lays wreath in Florence at plaque dedicated to Ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza

Florence, May 3 - AGERPRES special correspondent Daniel Florea reports: President Klaus Iohannis, currently in Florence, on Saturday morning laid a wreath at the commemorative plaque dedicated to Alexandru Ioan Cuza, located next to the residence where the ruler spent the last years of his life.

Floods Took Six Lives in Tuscany

Six people have died and three are missing in the Italian town of Livorno, Tuscany, due to floods, Reuters reported on Sunday.

According to the France press agency quoting firefighters, the victims of heavy rainfall are over five, four of whom are a family found in their flooded house in Livorno, where four hours of heavy rain poured over the city, turning streets into rivers.

Heavy rain, floods hit Italy, 5 killed in Tuscany

Torrential rain in Italy triggered flooding that killed at least five people on Sept. 10 in the Tuscan port town of Livorno, including four family members trapped by rising water in their basement.

The Italian news agency ANSA said the bodies of a 4-year-old boy, his parents and grandfather were found in the flooded basement of their two-family home.