Year after year, day after day, the materani have built the future, together. The 2019 it's here, around the corner and just waiting to be lived in full!
Saturday 19 January 2019 there will be the inauguration of Matera European Capital of Culture 2019.
Basilicata counts 313 common, most of which has its own marching band. The opening ceremony Matera European Capital of Culture in 2019 recover this great Southern musical tradition, giving life to the streets of Matera in an extraordinary festival of country of unprecedented dimensions in which the whole city will resound with music and light.
From the morning the bands from across the region and from Europe will liven up the city, arriving on foot with their instruments. Converge through the main guiding roadway from north, South, is e ovest, from Murgia and even going up along the Gravina.
They will be more than two thousand musicians will cross city districts (White Plugs, Serra Friday, La Martella, Serra Rifusa) and will reach the districts welcomed by fittings that citizens with the students of the schools have made ad hoc. Followed by an intense moment of exchange and relationship: a convivial lunch organized for each square and animated by neighborhood families, children, citizens.
When the sun finally converge on the orchestra Sassi, each playing its own repertoire, until every alley of the Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso will not be saturated with notes. The ancient city will resound with fragments of songs and music clips disconnected, with a real jam session. The glisten Sassi candlelight, with light elements prepared by the citizens through the Social Light project.
Thanks to the partnership with RAI, all ore 19:00 will start the live broadcast, presented by the great actor Gigi Proietti, that will follow all the musical concert coordinated by a Master exceptional; all ore 20:00, TG1 broadcast the opening words of the event entrusted to President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella. The concert continues with the performance of known artists at national and international level who will perform in different squares of the city, the ceremony spreading like wildfire on every street, alley, plaza and courtyard.
The opening ceremony will not run out in just the municipal boundaries of Matera and not end on 19 January, but it will resonate in a different scale in the entire region of Basilicata: the day after the inauguration, 20 January, Lucan each band will host in its common foreign band with which to animate along the center of the country, through a street concert.