Medifest to kick off, first edition dedicated to Albania

Four days of meetings, lectures, concerts, tastings

28 July, 12:18

    (ANSAmed) - LECCE, 28 LUG - The first edition of the festival "Medifest: Sounds, Dialogues, Memories and Images from the Mediterranean" will kick off in Puglia on Thursday, 29 July and run through Sunday, 1 August with events taking place in Castro, Diso, Marittima and the Acquaviva inlet.

    This year's festival, which will be entirely dedicated to Albania, is sponsored by the Region of Puglia, Puglia Public Theater, Puglia Promotion, and Piiil Cultura in collaboration with numerous partners.

    The scientific curator is Geri Ballo and the general coordinator is Pasquale De Santis.

    Thirty years after the mass landings of Albanian migrants in Brindisi and Bari, the festival will offer four days of meetings, presentations, concerts, tastings, readings, screenings and a "photographic route" to tell the story of the Balkan country.

    The festival's opening talk, titled "Messapi: The People of Two Seas", will take place at 7:30 pm on 29 July at the archaeological area in Castro. (ANSAmed).

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