On the day of Dantedì, the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri (25 March, a date that scholars recognize as the beginning of the journey into the afterlife of the Divine Comedy), the celebrations for the 700th anniversary of Dante's death officially open, with the presentation of the restoration of the cenotaph dedicated to the Poet, work by the sculptor Stefano Ricci, inside the Basilica of Santa Croce. There are many initiatives on this day that is even more special for Florence ... today the Florentine New Year is also celebrated - until 1750 the Florentines celebrated the New Year on March 25, the day of the Annunciation - and Firenzecard celebrates its "birthday ". In particular:

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The celebrations for the 700th anniversary of the death of the Supreme Poet will continue throughout 2021. To know and follow all the events visit the website www.700dantefirenze.it