Folignano – also archived the tenth edition regarding the singing competition ‘My Free Hooks’, conducted by Nerio Masia and Paolo Nazzari. The kermes, which has now become a real tradition for singing enthusiasts, was staged last week at the Villa Pigna in Folignano. The final took place on Friday evening in front of hundreds of spectators, The event, promoted in coordination with the municipality and the cultural association ‘Ascoli+’, has achieved significant participation. about fifty singers who competedJust below the last note, in the categories ‘Green’ (for those aged 9 to 13) and ‘Over 14’.
To evaluate each solo performance were five ‘technical’ judges, professionals in the field, namely guitarist Maurizio Travaglini, singer Marica Di Francesco (aka Raski), composer and teacher Leonardo De Carolis, singer Luca Orsini and music critic Giancarlo. Mei. Seven finalists in the ‘Green’ category: victory goes to Paolo Cellani of Venarota, who performed ‘Sei nel’anima’ by Gianna Nannini. Second place to Chiara Bacchetti of Ascoli, who sang ‘Se telephoning’ by Mina, bronze to Pagliare’s Angelica Gonzales Paz, who sang ‘If the City Burn’ in Nina Zilli’s version. The mayor of Foligno, Matteo Terrani, intervened to present the award to the winner, along with councilor Laura Addis. However, there are twenty finalists in the ‘over 14’ category. Chieti’s youngster Sofia Bevilacqua wins, who had already won the eighth edition of ‘My Free Kanto’ two years earlier. The singer performed Demi Lovato’s song ‘Stone Cold’. Ilaria Di Matteo came second with Halle Bailey’s ‘Part of Your World’, while Camila Palmisano of Ascoli came third with Luigi Tenko’s ‘You’ll See’.
Obviously a round of applause for all the other contestants as well who gave the audience an emotional week with their top-notch performances. Also honored with a special prize. Pier Paolo Piccioni aka Peto honored with ‘Musiccandia’ award, which includes the possibility of recording a song like ‘Baby’ Aurora Strasia in her studio. Valerio Tommasini awarded Ilaria Di Matteo the ‘PSR Studio’ award, or in this case also a recording of a song. The ‘Social’ award, submitted by social users, goes to Sophia Tatosevitz, while the timbre and color of the vocals were attributed by the jury to Sofia Bevilacqua. Finally, among the ‘Greens’, the ‘Sprout’ award went to Chiara Bachetti.