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“Echoes of infinity”: celebrating the Nativity in locations of tradition

The evaluation devoted to Christmas promoted by the Regional Division of Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Id will happen from 23 December to six January with a program that blends Gospel and literature, exhibitions and insights, the custom of puppet theater and meals and wine of the territory…

A wealthy program of initiatives with free admission in Palermo, Catania, Messina, Partanna, Castiglione di Sicilia and Milazzo, between music, phrases and artwork, within the identify of enhancing our most treasured heritage: the Sicilian id.

“Via the evaluation we need to improve Sicily as a crossroads of cultures – declares the regional councilor for cultural heritage and Sicilian id, Elvira Beloved – which is the bodily place the place human experiences and cultural contributions of various civilizations have met and stratified. The celebration of the Nativity, a characterizing factor of our tradition, in Sicily is expressed by way of artwork types of the best worth which might be saved in our church buildings and museums, but in addition by way of an intangible heritage made up of rites, customs, songs and confectionery custom, and meals and wine, expression of the totally different territories».

On this imaginative and prescient, “Echoes of infinity” proposes eight appointmentsthree of which geared toward enhancing the heritage of the castles by way of up to date artwork, but in addition – in collaboration with the Worldwide Puppet Museum – the Opera dei Pupi which tells tales of medieval instances, and tastings of native wines curated by Nationwide Federation of Wine Roads.

The manors will host the exhibitions of various artists, merely titled “Nativity”which will probably be inaugurated in accordance with the next calendar:

Friday December twenty third at 17:00 on the Grifeo Fort in Partanna the work of Giuseppe Agnello will probably be introduced;

Tuesday December twenty seventh at 17:00 on the Lauria Fort of Castiglione of Sicily that of Giuseppe Trovato;

Friday December thirtieth at 17:00 within the Fort of the walled metropolis of Milazzothe works of Umberto Leone and Ute Pika will probably be exhibited.

Saturday twenty fourth Decemberat midnight, in Palermo on the oratory of San Lorenzo, the well-known up to date artist Vanessa Beecroft will current his “Nativity” to the general public, created in reminiscence of Caravaggio’s masterpiece stolen in 1969. The work will probably be projected in the dead of night and might solely be seen by guests by way of canvas frames that can seize the picture.

On January 6 at 21:00Epiphany day, Vanessa Beecroft herself, arriving from Los Angeles, will deliver her creation as a present, which will probably be positioned on the altar.

Wednesday twenty eighth December beginning at 20:30, on the Church of Santa Caterina in Palermo, the lectio magistralis of Monsignor Giuseppe Bucaro and the live performance of the Sicilian Baroque Orchestra will probably be held with the participation of the Aeolian Choir of the Faia masters.

Grand finale with the 2 live shows promoted by the Division in collaboration with the Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania and the Interdisciplinary Museum of Messina.

Wednesday twenty eighth Decemberat 20:30, in Catania within the monumental setting of the Massimo Bellini Theaterco-producer of the present, the choir will carry out The Brooklyn Gospel Harmonettesprobably the most accredited on the planet within the Non secular and Conventional repertoire, fashioned by very younger and proficient soloists, protagonists abroad and for the primary time in Italy, led by entrance chief Jamie Jean Pierre.

Friday thirtieth December at 18:30, within the splendid setting of the MuME – Regional Interdisciplinary Museum of Messinawill as a substitute land the Gospel Present of Sherrita Duran, for a tribute to Afro-American sacred music, with out forgetting the classics of the Christmas custom in addition to one of the best recognized and cherished songs. The itinerary will probably be launched by a dreamlike journey into the world of Greek delusion by way of a suggestive theater-dance efficiency with ten performers, directed by Marco Savatteri.

In the identical night we can pay homage to Sicilian literature with the actor’s intervention David Cocowho will probably be entrusted with studying the “Letter to the Mom”, masterpiece of the Sicilian poet Salvatore QuasimodoNobel Prize in 1959.

The Gospel live shows on 28 and 30 December will probably be introduced and carried out by the journalist Elvira Terranovahead of the Adnkronos information company, of which he leads the Sicily editorial employees.

From African-American sonorities we are going to transfer on to a suggestive union between figurative arts and meals and wineby way of a program of guided excursions geared toward enhancing the spectacular assortment of artistic endeavors conserved on the Zancleo Museumwhich will probably be adopted by a tasting that intends to pay homage to Sicily beginning with its wonderful merchandise.

Through the occasion it is going to even be doable to take part in storytelling In nativitate Domini (at 18:00), entrusted to the narration of the creator William Carusoadditionally enriched with conventional sounds and voices by theFracargio Ensemble, by making the obligatory reservation (as much as teams of 20 individuals) by contacting 345 9454 497 or by writing to the e-mail william.caruso03@gmail.

“Echoes of Infinity” is created in collaboration with: Superintendence of Cultural and Environmental Heritage of Messina, Regional Gallery of Palazzo Abatellis, and the associations Taormina E book Competition, Siqillyia and Pals of the Sicilian Museums.

Admission is free whereas seats final.

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