catania – Music, theatre, dance, books, short films, literary cafes, festivals, readings: there are more than 170 artistic proposals that will animate the summer of the city with the Catania Summer Fest 2023 event promoted by the Municipal Administration. A review that Mayor Enrico Trentino presented at Town Hall this morning. From June 23 to October 8, the center and suburbs will “resonate” with culture and tourism, starting with iconic landmarks such as the Villa Bellini, which will host major events from July 1, or the Palazzo della Cultura, Castello Ursino and the Church of San Nicolo El Arena, which will open the artistic season on Friday with three different shows. To the stimulating spaces created in neighborhoods and schools in the name of comprehensive and inclusive theatre, thanks also to two more exhibitions that create and enrich the 2023 Summerfest: “Palcocenico Catania, Beauty without Borders”, which brings theater to the suburbs dedicated to, and “Nuovi Confini” focused on classical music, theater and jazz.
It begins on Friday 23 June with three different prologues: the classic, Lysistrata by Aristophanes at the Palazzo della Cultura, directed by Ugo Chiti, and with Amanda Sandrelli in the lead role; Teatro Verga’s Literary Cafe in Castello Ursino; Puppet show by the Napoli brothers in the Church of San Nicolò el Arena.
The spotlights of Villa Bellini will be on with the concert on 2 July Damien Rice That wave will kick off the summer music. There will also be Maluna, Laza, Jolier, Ernia (July 23), Loredana Berte, Article 31, Salmo, Lacuna Coil, Gabbani (August 9), Tannai (August 11), Mr. Rain (August 12), Rocco Hunt, Tedua. (August 18), Sfera Abesta, Boustel (August 19), Drust/Mara Satti (August 20), Diodato (August 26), Francesco Caffiso, Rosario Bonacorso and Stefano Di Battista.
This is the calendar of Villa Bellini in detail:
Maluma – July 5 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
Pre-sales open for what promises to be one of the most anticipated events of the Sicilian summer. Maluma, a Colombian from Medellin born in 1994, will arrive in Catania (Villa Bellini) on 5 July. With over 18 million copies sold worldwide and record streaming, Maluma has become a reference point for urban Latin American music. Winner of a Latin Grammy Award, he has collaborated with big names in international music such as Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Ricky Martin and most recently The Weeknd.
shame – July 14 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
Lazza will be at the Villa Bellini in Catania on July 14 for a concert that will draw fans from all over the island to the center of Etna. The authentic revelation of Sanremo 2023 with his single “Cenere”.
jolier – July 21 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
The new Giolier Tour will also stop in Catania. The appointment is set for July 21 at the Villa Bellini. It will bring songs from the latest album “Il Coraggio dei Bambini”. “The title – says Giolier – came at the end of everything, when I noticed that in many of the tracks I was talking about children, their strength, their courage. Children have no filter and when they They don’t stop even when they are afraid of it, they always try to get it.”
Article 31 – July 28 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
On 28 July, the Villa Bellini in Catania will host a leg of Articolo 31’s new tour, with DJ set Vladi as the opening act. The duet of rapper Jay-X (Alessandro Aleotti) and producer DJ Zedd (Luca Perini) was one of the most influential people in the hip hop scene in our country. I’ve been on the radio for a week with the new single “Disco Paradise” with Fedez and Annalisa.
Hymn – July 29 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
The lineup, in addition to Salmo’s most important songs, also features tracks from the latest album “Flop” (over 260 million total streams and certified triple platinum), which arrived three years after “Playlist” (seven platinum records). , ranked at #1 on the Top 10 Global Album Debuts, ranking the most listened to records in the world on Spotify on the release weekend (October 1–3), followed by “Kumite” (triple platinum) at #10 on the Top 10 Global Song Debut.
The band composed by Le Cari on stage once again with Salmo, Daniele Mungai aka Frenetic on guitar, Jacopo Volpe on drums, Marco Azzara on guitar, Davide Pavanello aka Dade on bass and Ricardo Puddu aka Verano on bass Will happen. On March 15, “Tray” was released, a hardcore triptych created by the artist collective, which is a pure declaration of love for punk and punk music. Eclectic, non-conformist, provocative, Salmo – with 3 billion total streams, 68 platinum records and 43 gold records – was the first rap-crossover rock artist to perform at the San Siro stadium (on July 6, 2022), in front of 50,000 people Front .
gap coil – August 4 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
Lacuna Coil, the most famous Italian alternative metal band abroad, choose Catania as the only Southern Italy date of their new tour. The heroes of a real Italian musical miracle will be on August 4 at the Villa Bellini. The latest record effort is called “Comalies XX”. It is not specifically a re-recording, but a completely new remastered and remastered originally from scratch version of the third album “Comelies”, released in 2002. Now, more than 20 years later, this classic has come to life again, in a different form.
Abesta region – August 5 and 6 – Catania (Villa Bellini)
Sfera Ebbasta’s summer tour kicks off with two dates in Catania. Trapping remains the most successful Italian artist, record holder in terms of sales and ratings in our country.