Italy is a Republic of southern Europe. Its mainland area Projects as a peninsula into the Mediterra, near Sea, and it includes among others, the Islands of Elba, Sicily and Sardinia. Language, Italian. Currency Lira. Capital; Rome. Population 56830,508(1997) Area 301,323 sq.km./116341 sq.km. official name Italian Republic. Name of group: “Gruppo Folkloristico CITTA’DI BORGOSESIA” Established in 1958 the Gruppo Folkloristico CITTA' DI BORGOSESIA is one of the oldest in folk performing group Italy. After a long historical search old costumes, ancient musics and dances were found out. At present the Group is composed of famous dancers and musicians. It's world wide famous for the magnificente dances like red silk costumes of the XVII century trimed with laces, adorned with solid silver and ancient jewllery. Dances and musics going from fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, are all different from each other and offer a very bright and varied show. Borgosesia Folk grop's made several journey to all over the world and we can remember ARGENTINA, ESTONIA, LETTONIA, NORD AFRICA, TURKEY, POLAND, ENGLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, RUMANIA, SPAIN for it extra ordinary performance.