Ten free exhibits on the seashore of San Vito Lo Capo: Dargen D’Amico, Eugenio Bennato, Paola Turci, Med Free Orkestra, Ermal Meta, Piero Pelù, Lello Analfino, Orchestra Notte della Taranta, Shantel, Agricantus, Brama, Eman and Cordio . Right here is the complete solid of the Cous Cous Fest, the worldwide competition of cultural integration deliberate in San Vito Lo Capo, the vacationer resort within the province of Trapani, from September 16 to 25, 2022, which can have a good time its twenty fifth anniversary this yr within the identify of slogan ” Love by no means stops”, as typical, bringing collectively totally different nations and cultures to advertise peace, trade and multiculturalism.
The Cous Cous Fest is organized by the Suggestions Bureau in collaboration with the Municipality of San Vito lo Capo, with the assist of Bia CousCous, Conad, Electrolux and UniCredit and with the assist of the “Do not contact” challenge promoted by the social cooperative Badia Grande.
In September, San Vito Lo Capo will return to host cooks from all over the world, company and artists for ten days of appointments, cooking challenges, tastings, live shows and cultural gatherings.
This yr’s version, purely musically talking, makes use of the creative course of Massimo Bonelli (massimobonelli.it), former creative director of the Might Day Live performance in Rome, in addition to recording guide, occasion supervisor and producer, and of his iCompany (icompany. it), one of many reference realities of the present nationwide music scene.
The brand new Inventive Director, Massimo Bonelli, has put collectively a present program that goals to carry the occasion nearer to its unique cultural focus, between people, world, electronica and in-depth studying between phrase and music.
«I’ve labored with enthusiasm – explains Bonelli – to construct an inventive program that would carry the Cous Cous Fest nearer to the values on which it was based 25 years in the past, between cultural integration, experiment and leisure. The necessity, shared with the organizers and the town council, was to present the occasion a brand new twist with out fully betraying the outspoken pop vocation of the newest editions. I believe it is a billboard in profile, each from a fantastically spectacular standpoint and when it comes to cultural choices. I’m due to this fact happy with this primary section of approaching the brand new, extra ‘worldly’ musical course that I think about most applicable to explain the competition and which I hope can be totally and definitively embraced within the subsequent editions of the occasion “.
New on this yr’s version are the encounters with the artists, the “discuss and music”, a collection of interviews during which the protagonists Paola Turci, Ermal Meta and Piero Pelù will enter right into a dialogue to find and rediscover them, even and above all past the music.
“Nice stay music returns to the Cous Cous Fest — says San Vito Lo Capo Mayor Giuseppe Peraino — and it is doing nice with a invoice of ten free exhibits that can happen on the seashore and below the celebs, in a fascinating setting. It is going to be a particular version, celebrating the essential anniversary of the competition’s 25-year historical past, a return to the previous, to the cultural and creative origins of the occasion ».
Friday September 16: Dargen d’Amico in live performance
The cantautorap, which brings its hit by way of Italy The place do you dance? launched on the Sanremo competition, it was in a position to invent a very private key to rap, between the Italian songwriting custom and an investigation that crosses the territories of classical music and electronica to rejoin pop.
Saturday 17 September: Eugenio Bennato Tarantapower in live performance
From the Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare to the Energy of Taranta, greater than 50 years of profession devoted to the analysis of standard music from southern Italy.
Sunday September 18: Paola Turci – discuss and music
Ernesto Assante meets Paola Turci. Expertise, braveness, class and dedication. A singular profession, studded with successes achieved throughout totally different creative phases that every time confirmed and elevated her credibility and her place among the many most related Italian artists and musicians of all time.
Monday September 19: Med Free Orchestra in live performance
Born 12 years in the past within the Roman district of Testaccio from an thought of Francesco Fiore, which has all the time been a melting pot of sounds and cultures, all the time near the “final”, it has made music a spot of aggregation and trade.
Tuesday September 20: Ermal Meta – discuss and music
One of many biggest and most acclaimed songwriters at present, creator, producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer, now additionally a author with the discharge of his first novel, Tomorrow and eternally.
Aftershow @ Eman + Cordio. Eman, born Emanuele Aceto, is a songwriter of nice compositional originality, encountering profound lyrics, typically a car for messages of a social nature or of indictment, but in addition ironic and provocative. Pierfrancesco Cordio, also called Cordio, is a younger singer-songwriter from Catania, found by Ermal Meta, who oversaw the creative manufacturing in his early a part of his profession and who took him on tour because the opening act in his live shows for greater than 50 dates in all Italy.
Wednesday September 21: Piero Pelù, discuss Splits the infinite
Songwriter, frontman and co-founder of Litfiba, he has launched 20 studio albums and seven stay albums, which have offered over 7 million copies. Nice artist, he has carried out all around the world and on the Cous Cous Fest 2022 he’ll come to inform his story by way of his Splits the infinite, the novel of a lifetime, which he lately revealed for Giunti editore. After present @ Brama. Brama, stage identify of Pierpaolo Saccomandi, in his lyrics there’s typically a bitter reminiscence of the Italian singer-songwriter contrasting with a musical aesthetic belonging to the European digital scene.
Thursday September 22: Lello Analfino in live performance
Frontman of the Sicilian group Tinturia, has established himself through the years as an actual stage animal. An thrilling and fascinating performer for individuals who watch his stay performances. A contemporary elf who would not thoughts turning right into a jester to say what he thinks in his songs.
Friday September 23: Well-liked Orchestra Notte della Taranta in live performance
A recent imaginative and prescient however all the time linked to the ancestral energy of standard and tribal music of the tambourine rhythm, which is carried all around the world: from Argentina to China, from the Arab Emirates to Chile.
Saturday September 24: Shantel, dj set stay on the seashore
One of the spectacular stay artists of our time. Shantel interacts with the viewers and the viewers loves him for that. Anybody who has ever seen a Shantel live performance is aware of it: everybody will dance ecstatically and euphorically.
Sunday 25 September: Agricantus in live performance
The closing of the twenty fifth version of the Cous Cous Fest has been entrusted to the nice return of Agricantus, one of the crucial iconic bands of Sicilian standard music and one of the crucial welcome company of the very first editions of the occasion, now 1 / 4 of 1 / 4 of a century in the past. The Sicilian band is actually one of the crucial well-known Italian teams on the worldwide scene of world music produced in Italy. They’ve created a particular musical combine with conventional digital devices, fashionable and archaic methods that take the listener on a journey during which the oral traditions, voices and rituals of southern Italy and the Mediterranean describe distant musical areas and of nice evocation.
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