Abruzzo Forte e Gentile Discover the old traditions, the beauties and hidden treasures of the Abruzzo region

Oct 31, 2015 801

November 4, 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 24 Depot Square - Tuckahoe, New York In Italy's long and narrow peninsula, dense with cities and great monuments, Abruzzo and Molise stand out for their unspoiled natural beauty and wilderness. Home to four national and regional parks, Abruzzo has one-third of its land reserved for nature.

With an economy that has been traditionally pastoral and agricultural, ancient crafts such as pottery, ceramics, gold, wood, and iron-working, weaving and lace-making have developed. Come discover the history and traditions of the region that has been home to sophisticated and passionate poets, such as Ovid and Gabriele D'Annunzio, as well as the great modern philosopher Benedetto Croce. Presented by Professor Giuseppe Spedaliere.

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