The Cradle of the Renaissance to the Christmas and New Year offers an irresistible mix of history, culture and tradition that emphasizes a well-established cultural image of Florence, adding the timeless charm of Christmas and an atmosphere of great warmth, light to the traditional festivities with which to greet the New Year's Day and Epiphany of beauty and fun. For those who don't want to give up the culture at the Palazzo Strozzi is staged the exhibition "L'Avanguardia russa, la Siberia e l'Oriente. Kandinsky, Malevič, Filonov, Gončarova" until 2014 January 19th. An exhibition that presents an extensive exhibition of works from the most important collections dedicated to the Russian avant-garde art. The exhibition is made up of countless references to spirituality, anthropology, philosophy and shamanism in an intricate series of references and connections in a path whose stages are marked by the works on display, takes the visitor on a journey to the land of the medium in which the Russian art meets the East. Also at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence culture lovers will be able to continue their journey through the sign of the city's history through the exhibition "Una Grande Casa". Permanent exhibition on the history of the Palace and the Strozzi family. A permanent exhibition on the history of Palazzo Strozzi, which tells the story of the family, from its origins to contemporary times, thanks to a family tree that allows you to view the plots with which the Strozzi are related to the most important families. For New Year's Eve will be Max Pezzali with his concert in Piazza Stazione in Florence, along with other concerts scattered in various places in the city. Monday, January 6, 2014 staged the 17th reenactment of the Magi, an ancient and glorious tradition of Florentine of the fifteenth century. In the big parade will head the Magi on horseback, adorned with sumptuous silk dresses inspired by those of the fresco by Benozzo Gozzoli. Consisting of more than 700 participants, after departing from Piazza Pitti, at 14.00, the parade will travel the streets of downtown Florence until you reach Piazza Duomo, where it is expected the outbreak of colubrina, and where the Wise Men will lay their gifts at the foot of the living Nativity.