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Painting the town pink

What: Pink Night
Where: Comacchio to Cattolica, Italy
When: 1 July 2011

Rimini beach, complete with pink sunset! Photo Credit: Vanz

That’s right, come 1 July the 110km stretch of Italy’s coastline from Comacchio to Cattolica hosts its annual Pink Night. An excuse for a summer party to rival those of New Year’s Eve and a chance to decorate anything and everything along the coastline in the colour (yes, you guessed it) pink. From balloons to streetlights to fireworks, not much manages to evade the colour change.

Rimini puts on a great show including plenty of theatre, art and concerts to keep you entertained, so pull on your best pink clothes and get ready to party.

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