Palermo is the capital of Sicily, the island located south from Italy and known as the heart of the Mediterranean sea.
Palermo is an absolute unique mixture of cultures. Due to its very convenient position in the Mediterranean sea, it was conquered by many populations which melted through history. The city is renowned for its warm and sunny Mediterranean weather, beautiful sea and mountains, culture, art, music and food.
Palermo is now preparing to become one of the major cities of the Euro-Mediterranean area.
Palermo is been nominated Italian Capital of Culture 2018 and chosen as Host-City of the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Manifesta 12.