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...

La parola borgo è un eufemismo, più appropriata la definizione di gioiello architettonico. Questo in due parole è Postignano. "Piazzato" nel cuore dell'Umbria in posizione strategica (29 km da Norcia, 34 da Cascia, 35 da Spoleto e 36 da Foligno) il centro sta vivendo una seconda vita (di lussso). Una vera e propria rinascita dopo l'abbandono. &nbs...

You won't find Umbertide, Italy, in most guidebooks. This town in northeast Umbria has little to recommend it: no churches with vibrant frescoes, no hilltop vistas, no Michelin-starred restaurants, not even a first-rate pizzeria.   Umbertide is so ordinary, in fact, that "The Companion Guide to Umbria," the 1969 classic armchair reader on th...

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....

Thinking about a writing vacation? Michelangelo Screenwriting invites you to bring your story to life in an idyllic Italian setting. Choose from Rewrite Intensive with Professor Paul Chitlik (UCLA, Loyola Marymount) in a villa near Cortona or Writer's Room Retreat with Ben Blacker ("Supernatural," "Thrilling Adventure Hour") in the hill town of Orv...

As part of our move into the travel guide direction, we will begin with a literary/ memoir style guide to driving in Italy. Pitstops, Pitfalls and Olive Pits is a literary license to enjoy driving escapades throughout scenic Italy. John Tabellione takes you up and down the boot sharing his experiences and providing great tips at the end of each cha...

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...

Umbria Jazz Festival and Italian Cultural Institute of New York present: "TOP ITALIAN JAZZ AT BIRDLAND". Six nights of great Italian music in the wonderful "Jazz Corner of The World", celebrating the Year of Italian Culture in USA. Program: - June 4-5: Paolo Fresu-Uri Caine duo – master Italian trumpet player meets the celebrated American pianist i...