Competition "My history of emigration from Italy to Peru"

My history of emigration from Italy to Peru

ANDn occasion of the Meeting of Young Italians in Peru 2019, to be held on December 7 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Miraflores, the Committee of Italians in Peru (COMMITTEES Peru) summons young Italians and descendants of Italians, between 18 and 35 years old, residents of Peru, to participate in the contest “My history of emigration from Italy to Peru”.

What is this contest about?

In the case of the young descendants of Italians, writing about the history of emigration of your Italian ancestors to Peru, telling where they came from, when they came, where they settled, how many descendants they had, historical data, anecdotes, Italian family traditions that survived over time, etc.

While in the case of young Italians emigrated to Peru, to write about the reasons why you decided to emigrate to Peru, what were your first reactions when making contact with Peruvian society, which places caught your attention, anecdotes, experiences, tourist adventures, gastronomic discoveries, etc.

In addition to the texts you must send photographic material, at least one photograph describing what you see in images.

How are the stories presented?

The stories can be written in Spanish or Italian and must be presented in a Word file with a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 2000 words. Within this file the photographs must be inserted with a brief description. In addition, the photos must be presented separately in JPG files.

How do I participate?

If you are interested in participating in the contest you must do the following:

  1. You must register as an assistant to the Meeting of Italian Youth in Peru. Your presence on the day of the event is mandatory according to the contest rules. To register you must click on the following link >>> EVENT REGISTRATION (If you have problems to register write an email to
  2. After you have enrolled in the Meeting of Italian Youth in Peru, you must send your story along with the photos to the email: with a copy to the email and in the subject you should write: COMPETITION 2019

When does the call expire?

All material will be received from Monday, November 25, 2019 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019.

What are the prizes?

To the winner in the category Italian descendant resident in Peru You will be awarded a full scholarship to study Italian at the Italian Institute of Culture of Lima. And to the winner of the category Italian resident in Peru You will be awarded gastronomic products from renowned Italian brands.

What will the method of selection of the winning stories be like?

The selection method of the winning stories will be announced and will be carried
held on December 7, 2019, during the Italian Youth Meeting in
Peru at the Crowne Plaza hotel, in the presence of the authorities of the
Italian community, so it is COMPULSORY the presence of

I need more information

For more information you can download the contest rules, just click on the following link >>> BASES OF THE CONTEST

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