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“Identity and Culture: a future for Palermo”: countdown to the conference with Undersecretary of State Lucia Borgonzoni

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Alberto Samonà: “Culture is the great development opportunity for Palermo and Sicily”

Countdown to the scheduled conference-debate Friday April 8, at 4 pm, at the Grand Hotel delle Palme (via Roma 398), in Palermoon the topic “Identity and Culture: a future for Palermo“, Organized by National Culture Department of the Leaguewhich will open with the intervention of the Undersecretary of State for Culture, sen.
Lucia Borgonzoni
and with that of the Regional Councilor for Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity, Alberto Samonà.

Several representatives of Palermitan foundations and cultural associations will participate in the conference, as well as well-known exponents of the world of culture.
The interventions, among others, of the famous tenor are foreseen Pietro Ballo, Of Letizia CasuccioDirector General of CoopCulture, of the Maestro Mimmo Cuticchio, Operative and soul of the Association of Sons of Art Cuticchio, of Francesco Panascifounder of Panastudio Publishing Group, of Gabriella Renier Filippone, founder of the “Week of Cultures”, by Carla GarofaloPresident of the Flavio Beninati Association, of the Maestro Ignazio GarsiaPresident of the “The Brass Group” Foundation, di Giuseppe SciarabbaDirector of the Gal Terre Normanne and of Bernardo Tortorici of RaffadaliPresident of the Friends of Sicilian Museums Association.

“Purpose of the meeting – underlines the councilor of cultural heritage and Sicilian identity, Alberto Samonà – is to think of a new idea of ​​Palermo starting from Culture, often mistreated or used for “hit and run” initiatives that have not left deep marks on the fabric of the city.
It is for this reason that, in the presence of Undersecretary Lucia Borgonzoni, some protagonists of the world of cultural associations, artists and managers of cultural enterprises will be compared, to hear from their hands the needs to be put at the center of a strategy of cultural rebirth , which overcomes the asphyxiated condition of recent years and becomes a pillar for lasting economic and social development “.

The conference-debate, which will be opened by the institutional greeting of the regional secretary of the League, Hon.
Nino Minardowill be moderated by the journalist of the newspaper La Sicilia, Giuseppe Bianca.

Admission is free in compliance with the anticovid regulations.