The renowned summer music and opera festival in Spoleto has returned for yet another impressive season. Held in the center of the Umbrian town, the Spoleto Festival has brought together American and Italian culture for 56 years.   Founded by Gian Carlo Menotti, the festival is host to a wide range of cultural events, from grand opera to scie...

Si è conclusa con un altro grande successo la terza edizione di "Un'impresa ad arte. Gran Galà dell'imprenditoria italiana" che si è svolta sabato scorso, 27 luglio, a Gualdo Tadino nell'incantevole atmosfera della Rocca Flea.   Fiducia nel domani, voglia di fare, saper cogliere le opportunità, coraggio e passione: questi i termini che più f...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   In the 12th century, tapestries and tablecloths were woven in the Umbria area using the French "bird's eye" motif technique. These embroideries were created primarily on fabrics, often for use in a liturgical setting, and featured geometric shapes or stylised animals...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

Pensacola City FC have announced the unveiling of an international identification event that will see at least two young soccer players earn themselves a trial at a professional club in Italy. In a partnership with Evolution Soccer/MRSoccer, they have entered into a 3 year deal that will see Italian side Empoli FC send a scout/coach to assess the...

  WTI Magazine #39    2014 July, 16Author : italia.it      Translation by:   With its Etruscan walls, a gorgeous Medieval center, Perugia is not only a city for the gluttonous (re: chocolate), but for artists and art lovers alike. This splendid capital of the Region of Umbria is also a culture capital par excellence, and the seat of two importan...

by Nina barleigh   The scene in Perugia played out like a colorized version of that harrowing mob scene in Frankenstein—outraged villagers storming the castle to slay the monster who has been terrorizing them. But this bogeyman was a pretty American exchange student sometimes known as Foxy Knoxy, and the villagers were modern-day Italians wh...

There is no better way to experience a culture than to be immersed in it -- just ask DePauw University junior Clare Polega, who's studying human development as it relates to interactions across cultures in Italy this semester. Polega is taking the "Human Development in Culture" class at the Umbra Institute, a study abroad program in Perugia, Italy....

Sono appena rientrata dalla mia visita all'Università per Stranieri di Perugia dove sono stata visiting professor nel corso di laurea sulla Promozione dell'Italia all'estero. Un corso di laurea unico tra le università italiane.   Questo programma, fondato dalla Rosanna Masiola, ricercatrice di studi anglo-americani e nel campo degli studi de...

The Università per Stranieri di Perugia is pleased to announce that a two-week-long AP Italian Language and Culture Institute will be held from July 14 to July 26, 2014, in Perugia, Italy.   The AP Italian Language and Culture Summer Institute will focus on la vita quotidiana, across the six guiding themes (Global Challenges; Science and Tec...