(ANSA) - PERUGIA, MARCH 23 - First of all there is Ukraine one year after the invasion of Russia, with the difficult work of those who tell the story of the war front or those in exile, among the central themes of the international festival of journalism 2023 scheduled from 19 to 23 April in Perugia.
A city that thus returns to being "the global capital of information, for an appointment that is more international than ever", as Arianna Ciccone and Christopher Potter, co-founders and directors of IJF, recalled during the presentation of the 17th edition.
Also present were Donatella Tesei, president of the Umbria Region, and Andrea Romizi, mayor of the Umbrian capital.
Historic center of Perugia which will see more than 500 speakers from all over the world, ready to take turns at the microphones of the almost 200 scheduled events, all with free admission as well as live streaming and on demand on the Festival website.
Also in the spotlight are all the countries where journalists have to deal with threats, abuses and risks to their own safety.
"Unique and high-level showcase for a festival that identifies the region and gives an important contribution of visibility" Tesei affirmed.
Romizi spoke of an "incredible opportunity" with Perugia, which becomes the "capital of journalism".