Migration is an expansive concept with many applications and gradations of meaning. For some, the word is closely tied with parents or grandparents immigrating to the United States from Italy or another country. Others attuned to the natural world think of migration as it reflects the seasonal movements of animals or birds. It carries an entirely d...

Perugia is the country seat of the Green Heart of Italy, Umbria, a unique and fascinating city. Perugia is strongly influenced by the passage of the Etruscan and the Romans and it offers to the visitors the opportunity to spend not only a cultural but also a gastronomic (it is recognized as the chocolate town because of the presence of the Perugina...

In the early 1990s, a group of residents began lobbying Seattle city government to add another sister city to its roster – this time, one from Italy. It would be a first, since at the time Washington State did not have a sister city from the Bel Paese.   After some discussion, the group settled on the city of Perugia, the capital of Umbria. Perugia...

Here we go again on our trip around the Italian dialects. This time we are in the core of Italy, region of central and southern Italy that is not by the sea but has beautiful rolling hills. We are in Umbria, more specifically Perugia, a city famous for its Eurochocolate Festival, its art, and amazing Etruscan architecture. As all the other regions,...

Each year, during the month of July, the lovely Perugia (the capital city of Umbria Region) usually houses the most important Italian Musical Jazz Festival. Well known in Italy but also abroad, the Umbria Jazz is proud of its considerable achievements and its exceptional fame gained during the time. This year, due to the impossibility of respecting...

The ties between Seattle and Perugia, capital city of Umbria, go back more than 25 years when a pact of friendship was signed by both mayors. As with many new friendships, there was an immediate interest to get to know one another by sharing information, swapping events, even visiting in person. Through the Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association,...

The Procopio Castle is only a few kilometers from Perugia, ideally located between Umbria and Tuscany, on a hill overlooking the Tiber Valley. It was restored in 2005, when Russian entrepreneur Eugeny Lebedev decided to take it back to its ancient splendor by entrusting Studio Domenico Minchilli with the project – which entailed retrieving and stud...

Museum of the "Pietro Vannucci" Academy of Fine Arts. It is located in Piazza San Francesco al Prato. The museum preserves a significant selection of the heritage of the Foundation Academy of Fine Arts. The collection, which began in the second half of the sixteenth century, includes the gipsoteca, with about 600 plaster casts, among which the gian...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

Con uno studio finanziato dallo European Research Council (Erc) e pubblicato nella rivista Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (Pnas), le farmacologhe Claudia Volpi e Ursula Grohmann del dipartimento di Medicina sperimentale dell’Università di Perugia, diretto dal professor Paolo Puccetti, hanno portato alla luce una molecola naturale pr...