Umbria offers a fascinating stage for music, theatre and cinema events, Festivals, competitions and exhibitions. Of great international prestige are the Spoleto Festival, the Umbria Jazz in Perugia, Terni and Orvieto, the Umbrian Music Festival in Perugia, the Chamber Music Festival of the Nations in Città di Castello, the Todiarte Festival, the Gubbio Festival, the season of Classic performances at the Roman theater in Gubbio, and Segni Barocchi in Foligno.
You can experience spectacular atmospheres of the past in events related to Nature cycles or religious celebrations, such as the celebrations, in various places, in honor of St. Francis and Saint Rita. The Palombella Festival in Orvieto, the Infiorate of Corpus Christi in Spello and The Palio dei Terzieri in Città della Pieve. Pagan rituals mingle with ancient Christian devotions, chivalrous medieval challenges, peasant festivals. You can welcome the arrival of spring in the Calendimaggio at Assisi and celebrate the summer at the Piediluco Water Festival.