THE PIAZZA DEI POPOLI:
IN PONTASSIEVE THREE DAYS
OF CONCERTS AND MEETINGS ON THE ARAB WORLD
Wednesday 10 / Thursday 11 / Friday 12 July. PONTASSIEVE. Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II / Le Muratine - from 6.30pm
In Pontassieve (FI), from 10 to 12 July, Piazza dei Popoli returns, the exhibition organized by the Municipality, dedicated each year to a community resident in the territory. This year, between Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II and Le Muratine, there will be a series of concerts, shows and meetings dedicated to the Arab world.
It starts Wednesday, July 10 with narrations from the desert at the Saharawi Tent (8:00 pm) and then (at 9:45 pm in the square) the Compagna Cicogne presents the theatrical performance "Words on the sand - The Storyteller of Jemaa El Fna" by Claudio Simeone with l Moroccan actor Abderrahim El Hadiri .
Thursday 11 July, at 6.30 pm, at Le Muratine "The Thousand and One Nights - Alf Layla Wa Layla", history of the stories by Ilaria Danti, while at 9.45 pm in the square the concert of the Nadir spoociale design with an excellent quartet formed by Elias Nardi (oud), Ares Tavolazzi (bass and double bass), N azanin Piri-Niri (piano and flute), Emanuele Le Pera (percussion).
Friday, July 12, the meeting with journalist Laura Silvia Battaglia on "Syria, Yemen, Libya: the Middle East and the Mediterranean new scenarios of proxy wars", at the Muratine (6.30 pm) and at 9.45 pm, in piazza Vittorio Emanuele the party final with the extraordinary and involving concert by Al-Raseef , Palestinian, Syrian and Italian band formed by Alaa Alshaer (guitar), Ayham Jalal (clarinet), Mario Martini (trumpet), Tamer Nassar (sax), Yassar S'adat (trombone ); Midhat Husseini (bass tuba); Lorenzo Bergamino (percussion).
Every evening, the first of the central show, Hamdan Al Zeqr will read passages from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
[in collaboration with Materiali Sonori, the Black and White Committee, the Council of Foreigners of the Municipality of Pontassieve, the Islamic Federation of Tuscany, the Islamic Valdisieve Association, the Saharawinsieme Association, EDA services, CoopCulture, COSPE onlus]
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