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CONTEMPORARY ART
SyArt Sorrento Festival
@ VILLA FIORENTINO – C.so Italia, SORRENTO
JULY 11th to SEPTEMBER 6th 2020

This year’s fourth edition of the SyArt Sorrento Festival is dedicated to contemporary art presenting forty artists from fourteen different countries. The suggestive historic location of Villa Fiorentino (frequently highlighted by My Country magazine) will host the exhibition and international meetings of contemporary art including over 100 contemporary works including painting, photography, sculpture, video art, body art, site-specific and installations. Apart from a well-represented Italy, the events also include artists from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, England, Korea, Peru, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia and Uruguay.  Villa Fiorentino is the headquarters of the Sorrento Foundation – Fondazione Sorrento.
The itinerary covers an area distributed on three floors and eight halls. Numerous works were created specifically for the Festival during the recent Lockdown period and will be on show to the public for the first time. Entrance to the exhibition is without charge.
Artists: Fabio Imperiale – Maria Rosaria Stigliano – Erhan Us – Catherine Chasanaglou – Hayoung Jung – Franco Paternostro – Heather Simone – Maria Teresa Majello – Sonia Gil – Marco Stefanucci – Giulia Spernazza – Maria Lorek – Giuliano Giuliani – Mark Cattaneo – Emanuel Zoncato – Matteo Ponzi – Andrea De Souza Rocha – Stefano Parisio Perrotti – Alessandro Rillo – Simone Riccardi – Federica La Magra – Milan Markovic – Nico Vigenti – Enrico Giulia – Victoria Dael – Robert Hromec – Tiziana Rinaldi Giacometti – Valentina Sorrentino – Maria Pia Daidone – Valentina Porcelli – Alessandra Carloni – Tina Sgrò – Michael Vandorpe – Elvira Carrasco – Sebastian Ceballos – Tamer Ragab – Massimo Barlettani – Nicolas Lopez – Fabio Sironi – Kristina Pirkovic

OPENING TIMES: Daily from 10 am to 1 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm
ENTRANCE: 53, Corso Italia – Sorrento, Napoli
INFO: +39 081 8782284 (Fondazione Sorrento) – www.syart.it – info@syart.it

FUNDS FOR ANTI-COVID19 RESEARCH
Visitors to this exhibition will have the opportunity to support the research for the vaccine, an activity that places the National Cancer Institute – Irccs Fondazione Pascale in Naples at the forefront. Those who are willing can leave their offer inside a large urn positioned at the entrance of Villa Fiorentino. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be delivered together with the pictorial work “World Art for Covid” created for the occasion by various artists present at the Festival and displayed throughout the departments of the hospital – Istituto Pascale di Napoli.

Un aiuto concreto nella lotta al Covid-19 – I visitatori dell’esposizione avranno modo di sostenere la ricerca del vaccino, attività che vede in prima linea l’Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori – Irccs Fondazione Pascale di Napoli. Chi vuole può lasciare la propria offerta all’interno di una grande urna posizionata all’ingresso di Villa Fiorentino. Il ricavato della raccolta fondi sarà consegnato insieme all’opera pittorica “World Art for Covid” realizzata per l’occasione da alcuni degli artisti presenti al Festival che sarà affissa nei reparti dell’Istituto Pascale di Napoli.

Source © My Country magazine – August 2020 (page 7)

POZZUOLI

PARCO IN MASCHERA

Simbolo, espressione, creatività nell’estate dei Campi Flegrei

Symbol, expression and creativity throughout the Summer Phlegraean Fields

JULY 31st to SEPTEMBER 27th 2020

Parco archeologico dei Campi Flegrei

All events require prior reservations online:  www.pafleg.it

FRIDAY AUGUST 7th – 6 pm

DANCE: Cielo… nea gynaika

@ Parco archeologico di Cuma

Choreographers: Emma Cianchi, Antonio Colandrea, Elena D’Aguanno, Macia del Prete, Nicolas Grimaldi, Claudio Malangone

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August 7th/8th,  SEPTEMBER  25th/26th

MUSIC: Overtures di luci e suoni al Macellum

@ Tempio di Serapide (Macellum di Pozzuoli)

Powered by ATI Macellum (Terra dei Miti, ApoRema, Graficamente, Amartea)

 

TUESDAY AUGUST 11th – 7 pm

LITERATURE: Il Lavoro dello Spirito

@ Museo archeologico dei Campi Flegrei nel Castello di Baia

Book presentation with the author Massimo Cacciari and philosopher Nicola Magliulo.  Free admission.

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TUESDAY AUGUST 25th to 27th – 5 pm

THEATRE: Teatro spiritico: Avernus

@ Lago d’Averno – Tempio di Apollo/Masseria Sardo

Theatrical acts with: Lina Salvatore, Michele Monetta, Antonello Paliotti

Accademia Mediterranea Mimo Dramma, Gianni Garrera

  August 25th   Atto I – L’evocazione delle ombre – Odissea, Libro XI

  August 26th   Atto II – Alba:discesa agli Inferi – Odissea, Libro VI

  August 27th   Atto III – Virgilio Mago, Matilde Serao – Georgiche, Libro IV

PHOTO: Tempio di Apollo – Lago d’Averno.  Refreshments by Masseria Sardo – Powered by ICRA Project

 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5th – 6 pm

DANCE: Ipazia – Atlete Invenzione

@ Anfiteatro Flavio di Pozzuoli – 6 pm

Choreography: Laura Matano

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6th – 6 pm

MUSIC: Il Canto Sublime @ Anfiteatro Flavio di Pozzuoli – 6 pm

Ensemble Barocco Accademia Reale directed by Giovanni Borrelli

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Source: © My Country magazine

August 2020 (page 13)

The magnificent Museum Real Bosco e Museo di Capodimonte opened June 9th with an informative Press Conference presented by the Director Sylvain Bellenger and attended by the My Country team. He welcomed the press outdoors within one of the sites courtyards and everyone wore masks. During the recent months of forced closure, the Museum continued working to produce various conferences online and the Farnese Collection has been reconstructed including a new lighting system. The Director Bellenger, together with Staff and various associations clearly expressed total passion and energy regarding the reopening presenting a promising array of future programmes.

The association Amici di Capodimonte Onlus presented the theatrical programme Il Teatro dei Burattini – of puppet shows (not only for children!) held within the Park Real Bosco – zona Belvedere – scheduled through June and on Saturdays 4th and 11th of July at 11.30 pm and 12.30 pm. Events are without charge but booking is necessary by contacting: info@amicidicapodimonte.org

Leave your full names and telephone numbers together with the desired time and date.

Future schedules involve a selection of street artists, Musicapodimonte musical events and Luglio Musicale Napoletano Neapolitan music tributes followed by outdoor Cinema screenings on show during September.
Capodimonte will also host over 30 fantastic events taking part in the latest thirteenth edition of the International Festival of Theatre – NTFI20 Napoli Teatro Festival Italia. This year’s Festival has scheduled over 130 events running from July 1st to July 31st to be held through Naples, Salerno and Santa Maria Capua Vetere. For details visit the website https://napoliteatrofestival.it/. Events will be held at Capodimonte (Courtyard from Porta Piccola entrance and at the Casino and Fagianeria entrance from Porta Miano) and 35 shows at the Royal Palace Palazzo Reale di Napoli (Courtyards and Garden). Each ticket purchased for events taking place throughout both sites will receive a free entrance ticket to visit the site – valid until August 31st 2020.

Sylvain Bellenger also reaffirmed that entrance to the Park Real Bosco will continue to be free of charge. The Park and Museum fully respects all anti-Covid-19 safety measures to ensure the well-being of all visitors including one-way circuits, regulated entrance with limited numbers and reservation online for tickets using https://coopculture.it/.

Contact numbers: 848 800 288 / +39 06 399 67050 (from mobiles and abroad)
Current ticket fees: Standard admission including exhibitions – € 8; ages 18 to
25 yrs – € 2; Under 18’s and Artecard holders – FREE. Tickets are valid for oneday – giving visitors the possibility to enter and exit the museum until closing time.
The Museum is open from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm except Wednesdays.