What is it about?
The Music Competition of Filadelfia City ,Special Prize Paolo Serrao was founded in 2009, dedicated precisely to the famous musician native of Filadelfia , a small hill town in Calabria, it is open to young musicians of any nationality for the sections: SINGING; PIANO; STRINGS ; WOODWINDS; GUITAR; ACCORDION; ARPA; CHAMBER MUSIC .
The event, created by the local Association Melody with the intent to promote the music and offer a place where you can show off to young talents collect immediately the consensus of a very attentive audience, and the participation of high-level musical artists from Worldwide.
The small town is invaded every year by hundreds of young musicians, who not only brighten every corner of the village with the notes of their instruments, but they contribute to an unprecedented cultural exchange, which also stars the inhabitants of Filadelfia, creating an environment of friendship and brotherhood.
New faces admire every corner of the village and stop to taste the local products in the shops scattered along the town's streets.
Several were the itinerant concerts that were made with the same participants and took place in Rome, Florence, Tropea, Pizzo Calabro, Scilla, Santa Severina, Castelmonardo.
When everything ends, remain the memory and the emotions lived in a small village in Calabria, which now will be known in distant lands, thanks to young musicians who are returning to their country, bearing in our hearts the memories and emotions of a community that he appreciated and valued their musical talent.
Many difficulties in recent years but the tenacity of Directors of the 'Association Melody did not allow the negative events to get the better of this initiative because it is too big l' love we have for music and equally great is the respect we have for many young talents who deserve the space to be able to perform and be assessed and confronted with a prestigious jury which annually honor us with their presence and friendship.
Contestants pay a small entry fee, but that is not enough to cover all of 'event management expenses.We decided to share our ideas on the most important Italian crowfounding platform to guarantee the resources that will allow the continuation and success of the event even for 2017. Thanks to Eppela, we ask all those who believe in our initiative to give us support
How funds will be used
The funds raised will be used to:
Who's behind the project?
Tommaso Conidi is Artistic Director of Filadelfia Festival & Competition. Professor of Trumpet at the Conservatory of Music F. Cilea Reggio Calabria.
Antonio Gugliotta to the organizing secretary.
Carmela Conidi President of Association Melody.
Behind the project with us there are many other friends... with a passion for music and love for our land.
Project created by
Filadelfia Festival 2017
Are Tommaso Conidi Artistic Director of Filadelfia Festival 2017, the love for music and for my land prompted us to devise and organize together with all the friends that this event : Culture, Talent, Tourism, economy and of which our earth so badly needs.