In the most difficult moment of the energy crisis, Santarcangelo Christmas holidays will make the lights of community and solidarity shine bright. The protagonists of “LòMM. Christmas and New Year in Santarcangelo “- presented this morning (Friday 2 November) at a press conference in the Town Hall – will in fact be the many “renewable energies” of the city, from culture to commerce through social relations.
“Santarcangelo is being relaunched with a rich program, produced through the collective commitment of the entire city, that gives new meaning to the LòMM light, understood this year as energy.” Mayor Alice Parma. “The utmost attention to energy saving and the desire to reduce the environmental impact has led to a reduction in lighting, the replacement of the old generation with low consumption LEDs: it is certainly not new for Santarcangelo, which has already launched EcoNatale in 2009, expect widespread awareness now. But the real energy , alternative and renewable, which have always been vital in the life of the city of Santarkangelo, are those ideas of a new and attractive cultural offer for visitors, of an associative fabric capable of creating a supportive and attractive community, a trade that, in addition to the production of economic energy with the craft sector and small businesses, is a source of vitality and dynamism “.
“Christmas cultural initiatives again propose a mixture of innovation and tradition, with a large exhibition of public art next to the reinvention of the tree in Molari Square, which will open on Thursday 8 December,” the statement explained. Deputy Mayor and Cultural Advisor Pamela Fauci. “In addition to the many initiatives carried out in the center thanks to the collaboration with associations and economic activities, this year LòMM also returns to the small villages with six musical and social events, to involve the entire community of Santarcangelo”.Tourism Consultant, Emmanuelle Zangoli.
Instead, focus on the events at Casa della Poesia Filiberto Pacolini, President of Pro Loco, while highlighting how Santarcangelo “once again manages to activate the ‘circularity’ of initiatives involving a number of themes”. in the center of intervention Alex Bertuzzi, President, Città VivaSanta Claus House initiatives and New Year’s Eve, “the celebration spreads to many clubs in the center, with Piazza Ganganelli animated by Bradipop along with Melodj Mecca and surprises that we will reveal a little at a time.”
“It was a dark and bright night” is the title of Fabrizio Cornelli’s public art exhibitionAnd the A journey inside the historic center creates projected images on the walls of the buildings thanks to the use of lights and strategic shaded areas, which together bring the artist’s work to life. From the Town Hall to Piazza Marconi, from the caves to the Musas Park to the alleys of the historic center, the gallery can be visited freely or accompanied by a guide.
Instead it will be Eron’s tribute to Pino Boschetti il “Pino di Natale” The new arbor located in Piazza Rino Molari that will reuse the structure created by Manolo Benvenuti called “E ‘zoch ad nadèl'”. With Giuseppe Boschetti, naïve painter from Santarcangelo who died on October 29, Share Iron the Golden Archangel of 2016: working on the adaptation of Boschetti’s works, the artist creates a monumental and poetic graphic composition composed of iconic details and figures that populate Boschetti’s paintings and represent the soul of the city and its community.
Even Santarcangelo’s cultural venues will shine in a new light during the Christmas holidays: at the Casa della Poesia Poetry Square proposes “The Trustees of Poetry. 10, 100, 1000 Portraits of Santarcangelo Girls and Boys”a new initiative dedicated to the beauty and expressive power of childhood and adolescence born after the 2022 edition. The former library in Via Cavallotti will also host Art bed created by Fiorenzo Montalti based on drawings by Tinin MantegazzaAnd the Created in collaboration with Pro Loco of Santarcangelo. Painter, illustrator, designer and writer, Mantegazza has built more than two thousand puppets for theater and television: his collection of puppets—characters from the animated theater belonging to the Salici Stignani family—is now on display at the Met. Moreover, the announcement of the municipal administration to promote crib art will come back again this year, which will be published in the next few days.
Instead, the Ethnographic Museum will host the exhibition “The Dolls of Emilia-Romagna: Sandrone and Fagiolino, in honor of Othello Sarzi Madinini on the centenary of his birth”promoted and sponsored by ReTeFì, network of the Emilia-Romagna Theater Museum. On the other hand, in Musas it will be possible to visit “The space of time. Roman calendars between natural and cultural rhythms, a story about the origin of calendars—instruments created in Roman times to measure time—is a particularly important topic for Santarcangelo’s archaeological heritage, given its strong agricultural character and the continuity of traditions such as those associated with seasonal fairs. The cultural program initiatives are organized by FoCuS.
The supporting spirit of Santarcangelo Christmas will be represented again this year by “House of Santa Claus”, located in the gazebo of Piazza Ganganelli and enlivened by several events organized by the CiViVo Ven èulta group in collaboration with Città Viva, from food sets for the new solidarity store “U i è da magné” to toy sets for boys and girls from families in difficulty. The initiatives of the “D (i) ritti a tavola” project and the many events organized by the Voluntary Service Council associations, from bingo to charity evenings, will also be part of the Solidarity Programme.
You play in circles
Even the communities of small villages will take part in this version of LòMM, with the musical and cheerful proposal “Suoni in circolo. Christmas in the small villages”. In the bars of Canonica, Montalbano, San Michele, Stradone, San Vito and Sant’Ermete, in fact, there will be six dates for adults and children, with the intervention of the choir and a final snack for all the boys and girls.
Trade takes center stage
It actually started with a preview last week, and it will continue every weekend through December 23rd The “Santa Natale” markets, created by Market Dièm and Città VivaWhich includes about thirty creative craftsmen and producers of unique and original pieces. The date of “Cioko Christmas” has also been renewed for Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December, the Chocolate Festival in the Center organized by Città Viva.
Instead The nickname “La bba” was chosen for the New Year’s Eve party, which again focuses on dialect and the poem “Nadèl” by Raffaello Baldini, as in the case of LòMM. After the years in which the last party of the year was conceived and organized by the municipal administration, in 2022 “alternative energy” will be provided by Città Viva, based on the positive experience of the numerous events held in recent times. The protagonists of the longest night of the year will be the bars in the center, which will promote entertainment in their outdoor areas, together with Santarcangelo’s New Year’s Eve historic partner like Bradipop, for 2022 paired with a brand that made Rimini nights history: Milog Mecca. The party will begin with a preview in Piazza Ganganelli, which, after toasts, will lead to the fireworks show curated by Fonti Pirotecnica and will continue with musical events.