Palmanova prepares itself to welcome the 7th edition of the International Music Contest “Città di Palmanova” with the PRIZE FOR THE SCHOOLS, the PRIZE UNESCO CITY and the CHORAL PRIZE, organized by the Music Academy “Città di Palmanova”, addressed to young musicians up to 24 years old.
Almost a thousand competitors, from 6th to 12th May, will reach Palmanova and its surroundings with their families. They come from several Italian regions and 20 Countries in Europe.
The numbers are really exceptional: 19 Music schools, 15 orchestras, 7 choirs and many solo artists will compete for the provided scholarships. The castings will take place in the Teatro Modena, every day, with free entry.
On 5th May, at 6:30 p.m., the opening Concert will open the contest with the performance of the young violinist Paloma Barucha and other music and dance performances.
There will be, moreover, 2 awards ceremonies in the Teatro Modena, theatre of the star-shaped town: on Saturday 11th May, at 12:30 p.m. for the choirs and on Sunday 12th May, at 6:30 p.m., for all the winners.
The sinergy promoted among the music realities (Mitteleuropa Orchestra, Dorelab), the associations (Pro-loco, LiberMente, StudioDanza, Palmanova’s Gruppo Storico), the video and communication professionals and the business activities of the territorry will make this event particularly important for the town and for the whole Friuli Venezia Giulia.
MUSIC ACADEMY “CITTA’ DI PALMANOVA”
The Music Academy “Città di Palmanova”, founded on 10th February 2012, is a socio-cultural reality well established in its territory, and it has the aim of spreading the music, theatre and choric culture. It integrated immediately in the town environment by supporting several activities: Listening Guides, Concerts, Cultural, Musical and Theatre Events. It obtained the approval by the audience connecting its activities to the others of the local associations. The Academy presents a staff with 36 teachers and a wide education offer. The Academy’s activities are characterized by an important presence in the nearby elementary schools, attended by 1,200 pupils.