Terni: Italian home of St Valentine seeks US partner city

Feb 14, 2020 323

The Italian birthplace of Saint Valentine is looking for a "romantic" new sister city in the US. Officials in Terni, in the Umbrian hills, told the BBC that they already have twin cities elsewhere in Europe. "But we have never had a sister city in the US, so we thought, why not see if we can build a relationship," Omero Mariani, Terni's head of tourism, said.

US cities will be able to apply from 14 February, and the winner will be announced on Valentine's Day next year. The city is working with language learning app company, Babbel, on the project and has invited its US-based CEO to be on the judging panel, alongside the Mayor of Terni, Leonardo Latini.

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SOURCE: https://www.bbc.com

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