Established on 28 December 2007 at Piazza Armerina (EN - Italy), the
Foundation Prospero Intorcetta Cultura Aperta, has been wanted and created by
its charter members with the multiple aim to emphasize the historic figure of
Prospero Intorcetta (1625-1696), a Jesuit of Piazza Armerina who was missionary
in China (he has been the first to translate Confucio’s works in Latin).
Besides the Foundation aims at the promotion and enhancement of the region, from where he was native, undertaking and performing events, shows and other activities useful to the achievement of an open culture in favour of people, countries and different civilizations.