Giffoni Good Games, new appointment for Esports, creators and video games

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July will inaugurate its first edition in Giffoni Valle Piana in the Multimedia Valley facilities

Giffoni Good Games, conceived and created by Giffoni Innovation Hub, is an event dedicated to the universe of video games and Esports, which also includes new technologies, startups and cinema. Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July will inaugurate its first edition in Giffoni Valle Piana (SA) in the structures of the Giffoni Multimedia Valley, the creative hub of Southern Italy. The event will be sponsored by the Municipality of Giffoni Valle Piana led by the mayor Antonio Giuliano. Good Games, which sees the participation of the company Fandango Club Creators as advisor, was created to offer players and the curious a real place in which to meet, socialize, challenge and exchange ideas.

For video games there will be two zones: Gaming Area and Esports Stage, with free-to-play gaming stations, with numerous Esports tournaments. The festival will host the final of the University Master, the first video game tournament between Italian universities organized by 2WATCH, the event’s media-tech company partner that has been operating in the e-sport and gaming sector for years, which will be the main reference also for all projects related to entertainment and the metaverse. Space also for Indie Dev, an area dedicated to independent Italian development studios.

One of the major attractions will be the Creator District, a format that brings together the greatest creators around and their communities, putting them in direct contact and thus transforming the virtual into reality, with events, shows and meet & greets. Among the most awaited guests, some of the leading influencers of the Italian scene: Dario Moccia, Roberta “Ckibe” Sorge, the master of collectable Davide Masella, the chef and gamer Alessandro “Nanni” Pieri and Mattia “Poliy” Negri with his Poly Quiz Shows. There will also be cosplay competitions. A film festival is also planned with special screenings and marathons of films, anime and related cult TV series. Until 31 March, it is possible to purchase a two-day pass for €10 compared to the €20 price at the fair.