The Ignazio Buttitta Foundation was established on July 4th, 2005. Inspired by the famous poet of Bagheria, it was founded by the will of his son Antonino Buttitta, under the patronage of the University of Palermo. The Ignazio Buttitta Foundation is non-profit and seeks the protection, study and development of Sicilian culture in all its historical, social, artistic and anthropological aspects. To achieve its aims it promotes conferences, conferences, exhibitions, assigns scholarships, promotes educational activities for students of all levels, supports archive research, fieldwork and photographic and audiovisual surveys on oral and material culture, assuming any editorial initiative deemed to be consistent with its founding reasons.
- Courtesy of Fondazione Ignazio Buttitta