On July 14th 1890 at the Sala della Vaccara, approximately 50 persons found the “Sport Association Braccio Fortebraccio”.
The origins of the Celebration of Calendimaggio of Assisi go back to the pagan traditions, which celebrated the return of Spring, therefore the renew of the life cycle through joyful ceremonies.
The festival moved its first steps in Perugia on October 23rd 1994, on the inauguration day of the first edition.
Trasimeno. This is the name of the lake of Perugia, which comes from its geographical location: over the mount Imeno (or Menio), its pre-roman name, which delimits it at south.