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“Dream Team” to become the capital of culture. Away from the beaches, Rimini wants to become a city of art

Mayor Sadekovad defined it as the “dream team” in Miftah Cultural. This is the new working group that will be called upon to play the second half of Rimini’s culture. “After creating the cultural containers the first time, it will now be necessary to strengthen them and put new ideas into practice,” says the mayor. With many new features: The Design Biennale will return in 2023, we want to build a cultural quartet and the team will have to build a dossier to nominate Rimini as a capital of culture either in 2025 or 2026. “It is a continuous reflection – mayor Jamil Sadokulfad – explains by merit and congratulations, but this Not helping us for reasons of regional proximity, Pesaro has been designated as the capital for the year 2024.” Rimini strongly believes in developing its cultural network, as an added value compared to coastal tourism. With the aim of making the city lively and attractive all year round. Then there are the anniversaries to be reinforced, to give an identity to the region: in 2023, the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Amarcord, the 150th anniversary of the construction of the Kursaal and the 40th anniversary of the opening of the great Yellow Flag site will fall.

The “Dream Team” cultural team sees entry a few days ago Giovanni Sasso, former Director of the Civic Museums in Ferrara and current Director of the Museums of Rimini. Another novelty is Nadia Pizzucci’s promotion as the Director of the Gambalunga Library. She joined Gambalunga in 1988 and has long been involved in the study, promotion and use of library collections, accompanying the digital transformation of library services. “The goal is to strengthen the energies that exist in our city, the love for our library and a broad awareness of the value of reading – emphasizes Nadia Bizzocchi – the goal is to make Gambalunga live more and more as a stimulating meeting place where ideas can be renewed as a place for the city and its citizens. The line of action can be the charter of reading, a tool that includes Libraries, associations, publishers and schools. Mapping neighborhood libraries. We will then continue to improve historical collections, through digitization. Moreover, there is a will to map and build relationships with neighborhood libraries.”

Art historian and museum man, Giovanni Sasso is the new director since April 4 From the Museums of Rimini. He came from Ferrara, where he was in charge of the ancient art museums and director of the Ferrara Cathedral Museum. “There is no civic museum without the district. – explains Sassou – there is no civic museum without the district. It is not surprising that the works in the museum almost always come from the area in which it is located or from neighboring land. The main task, in my opinion, is precisely In nurturing the link between museums and the fabric in which they are immersed, informing works and stimulating a sense within society of belonging to civic museums. There is a special awareness of the power and potential of museum culture. What we would like to do today, with the Museums of Rimini, is to promote this identity and this knowledge.”

Silvia Moni, Director of the City’s Cultural Systems Sectortraces the goal of the Galle Theater, which will lead it to become “the seventh traditional theater of the region – confirms – a work that has been going on from 2020 and which, thanks to the cooperation started, gives us access to funding for the El Foss and the region. I remember that the Galle Theater was the leading theater in the co-production of opera, Aroldo , a real test bench that was brilliantly beaten.”

Laura Fontana in charge of directing theaters, From 1994 to today, she has always dealt with cultural and theatrical politics, coordinating with the theater staff and the Rimini season of prose and dance. “Even in the Covid period, our theaters have never stopped their production and organization of performances, recordings, rehearsals and art residences, and have continued to serve as places for creativity and production of cultural events. We want to strengthen the participatory dimension. Comments from the just-ended season of prose and dance affirmed the audience’s love, able to appreciate even more demo offers.

Marco Leonetti has worked at the Municipal Film Archive since 1997 and is today responsible for the Fellini Museum.It is a project that summarizes the city’s cultural policies in three aspects. “Rethinking places, such as Malatesta Square, Sismondo Castle, and Palazzo del Folgore; Anniversary in the future: 2023 will be a year full of anniversaries, starting with the fiftieth anniversary of Amarcord, an opportunity to reflect on our past so that it is useful for planning for the future. Finally, interconnectedness. And dialogue: we want to strengthen relations with actors such as Visit Rimini, with tourism operators, to take FM out of its surroundings and to promote promotion.”

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