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Voyage of Discovery participants explore Bevagna

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The 34 students participating in NIAF's Amb. Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery are continuing their exploration of Italy this week with a trip to Bevagna, a medieval town whose businesses shut down once a year for a week of re-enacting medieval crafts.

Each year, Voyage of Discovery sends college students of Italian American heritage to Italy to explore the land of their ancestors. This year's trip to Campania and Umbria will end tomorrow, after nine days.

Click below to view an interview on Italia 2 TV with community leaders and participating students about the trip:

In a new twist on the trip, Voyage of Discovery participants blogged daily about their experiences in Italy. Visit www.niaf.org/voyageofdiscovery/for posts on how these students have experienced the land of their ancestors.