Radio Festival: ready TO sing!
Good morning! This is the first episode of Radio Festival!
Until July 27th, start date of Europa Cantat, we will give you information about the festival, we will inform you on the news and enrich everything with some curiosities about the choral world and the city of Torino.
Now let’s start with an introduction of what the festival will be and how and when it will take place.
The festival Europa Cantat is a European event which takes place every three years in a different city. The XVIII edition will be hosted by the city of Torino and will be organized by: European Choral Association - Europa Cantat), FENIARCO (National Federation of the Regional Choral Associations, with the help of ACP (Piemonte Choirs Association), in collaboration with Piemonte Region, Province of Torino, City of Torino and many other cultural and musical organizations and institutions.
During the festival, which will take place for the first time in Italy, will reunite about 4.000 participants among singers, conductors, composers and experts of the field, who come from almost 50 different countries in the world.
Many will be young people under 30, but there will be space for singers of all ages!
The festival programme will be developed along three lines: “On stage!”, “Festa” (that is “party”) and “Soul Food”, that will be the frame of the various planned activities, which will comprehend different ateliers, performance of innovative choral works and a hundred of concerts that will join together a large audience. Ateliers will be led by professional people of the field and many of them will be interdisciplinary, e.g. they will combine singing, music, cinema, dance and theatre in their most various facets.
Everybody can join in the festival: groups of choirs, single singers and even fledgling singers who would like to enter and take part in this world. Every participant will find a suitable atelier for their needs.
Therefore you are all invited to this wonderful event, in Torino from July 27th to August 5th, that will give you the chance to make new experiences, know people coming from different countries and cultures and take part in an innovative and exciting choral reality.
Are you ready TO sing? We are waiting for you!
E tu, sei pronTO a cantare con noi? Ti aspettiamo!