Vibo Valentia, summer with live music, theater and exhibitions

At ViboLive2022 Malika Ayane on 7 August, Mario Biondi on 11 and Ermal Meta on 19. Tosca concert on 1 September

Enthusiasm, ideas, passion. With this spirit a rich and exciting calendar of events is born, an explosion of vitality that will make the summer of Vibo Marina and Vibo Valentia shine. Here is # VIBOLIVE2022: prestigious names of the Italian music scene will give life to 3 unmissable appointments in the month of August in the port of Vibo Marina and 1 in the month of September in Vibo Valentia, all with free admission, starting at 21:00.

It starts on Sunday 7 August with Malika Ayane, the refined singer-songwriter retraces the successes of her artistic career that have brought her to the most important stages in Italy and offers the latest news with a wave of new music and a lot of energy. Thursday 11 August Mario Biondi will present his Romantic, an album dedicated to love in all shades and declinations, from the couple bond to the fraternal one, to the love for parents and children. Together with the new project, in which Biondi proposes unpublished and reinterpretations chosen from the international repertoire, he will present the songs that have made him famous even abroad. Friday 19 August the unmistakable voice and sensitive soul of Ermal Meta who returns to perform live and meets the public again after two years away from the stage. Author, producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer, he will propose his songs with new arrangements, in a summer atmosphere. On Thursday 1 September in Vibo Valentia it will be the turn of Tosca, a strong singer and performer, an eclectic artist with an innate propensity for research and experimentation.

“We are happy to be able to say that August is back in Vibonese – says the Mayor of Vibo Valentia Maria Limardo – Vibo Marina has never had the privilege of hosting such prestigious and famous authors throughout Italy. An extraordinary program for all of Calabria. We have worked hard to be able to include these events on the calendar, which will continue after the month of August. Our town will be the natural setting for an ambitious program and this leads us to underline that ours is a territory rich in resources and beauties that must be protected and enhanced “.

But it doesn’t stop there. The calendar is varied and ranges between the arts. Each fraction, from August to October 1, will be involved with shows of all kinds: from performances by local groups to Caribbean dances to marching bands. After the great success of Vittorio Alfieri’s Agamemnon, the theatrical review “Græcalis, the wind of the ancient word” continues from 11 August to 11 September, an initiative of the cultural association “Teatro di Calabria – Aroldo Tieri”, in collaboration with the Archaeological Museum of the capital and with the patronage of the Municipality. Six theatrical performances are planned in the cloister of the Vibo Valentia Castle, seat of the “Capialbi” Archaeological Museum.

In August at Palazzo Gagliardi the exhibition “Odissea museum. The secrets of Ulysses between Magna Graecia and Trinacria ”an important gallery of works to rediscover the myth of Ulysses. An itinerant exhibition, coming from Palermo, with the artistic direction of Sergio Basile, which fits into the frame of Vibo Valentia Capital of the Book 2021. Statues, paintings, jewels vases, columns, didactic panels, even the Trojan Horse, will occupy the 700 square meters of the palace rooms. The exhibition will last until January.

Another great event scheduled is the Bivona beach festival. Until 7 August many events dedicated to young people including fun, sport and music. On October 1st there will be “The game of the heart” of the national team. At the Luigi Razza stadium the meeting between cinema, theater and TV interpreters appreciated throughout Italy and a selection of administrators and representatives of the civil and professional society of the city. The proceeds will be donated to charity.