This summer, UNM Instructor Teresa Cutler-Broyles and eight students from the University of New Mexico spent an exciting five weeks at The Umbra Institute, located in Perugia, Italy. This is the first time that students from UNM have taken a course at Umbra.   Cutler-Broyles' class, Writing and History in Italian Gardens, explored the histor...

Sarà presentato lunedì 23 dicembre alle ore 16,30 presso il Teatro Comunale Fossato di Vico, l'opera dal titolo "Dall'Appennino alle miniere. Gli emigranti di Fossato di Vico in Europa e in America dal 1900 al 1914" di Thierry Rinaldetti, per i tipi dell'Editoriale Umbra. L'edizione nasce in seno alla collana "I Quaderni del Museo dell'Emigrazione"...

When we think of jazz music, we usually think of New Orleans or, more generally, of the southern United States where it originated in the late 19th and early 20th century. When we think of jazz in Italy, we also think of the Umbria Jazz Festival.   This musical genre, particularly based on the artists' talent for improvisation, combines trad...

SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES Present A Seminar with FOOD TASTING "REGIONE UMBRIA: Italy's CUORE VERDE" - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 09, 2014 | 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM  Location: S. DILLON RIPLEY CENTER, 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW | Washington, DC 20036   Nicknamed the "Green Heart of Italy" because of its lush landscape, warm people...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   At the beginning of the holiday season, each year on the evening of December 7, the day before the Immaculate Conception, the Umbrian town of Gubbio proceed with the lighting of the biggest Christmas tree in the world. Laid down on the slopes of Mount Ingino, overl...

The death of Giovanna Piccozzi's daughter changed her life in an instant. Her memoir, "Umbrian Twilight" (published by AuthorHouse), tells of her retreat to rural Italy. The gentle madness of everyday life and the brio her friends and neighbors share with her help her to heal. She shares just enough to make readers understand the value of the joy a...

Una sorpresa inattesa e molto gradita. Questa mattina è arrivata direttamente dagli Stati Uniti d'America la docente della Wayne State University di Detroit Emanuela Marionni (originaria di San Marco – Gubbio, vive a Earborn Michigan) che ha fatto visita al sindaco Massimiliano Presciutti.   La professoressa ha portato con sé alcuni libri de...

This is an announcement that the City of Seattle is recognizing our Sister City Perugia, Italy, in a reception at City Hall on May 9, from 6-8:30 PM:

Venere.com, the Online Accommodation Specialist, reports that both local and American tourists are increasingly choosing to spend their summer in the smaller, cheaper and less traditionally touristy towns of the Bel Paese. According to Venere.com, Expedia's Rome-based OTA, while reservation growth for Rome and Venice are slowing down as compared t...

by Julia Della Croce   Every Italian region has its harvest rituals that make quick and tasty use of the foods of the season. Umbria, lush land of endless vineyards and porky delights, makes salsicce all'uva, pan-roasted sausages and grapes, a dish that joins two of their gastronomical obsessions. Locals conjecture that it originated during...