On Wednesday 21 June 2023 from 7:30 p.m. onwards, the music festival “Festa della Musica” will be held in the square in front of the Farnesina, on the Olympic Stadium side. The initiative is promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and is part of the “Turismo delle Radici” (“Roots Tourism”) NRRP programme, financed by the European Union.
The event will see the participation of the bands and dance-choral groups – selected following the “Bando delle Bande” Call for Participation in the 2023 Festa della Musica – who will perform 3 songs for a total duration of about 1 hour. The event will be opened by Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, and will be attended by political authorities, the 16 Mayors of the municipalities from which the bands and dance-choral groups come from, the Ambassadors of the countries represented in the General Council of Italians Abroad (Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all’Estero, CGIE), the 63 members of the CGIE, and the Members of Parliament elected abroad.
The initiative will be streamed live on the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation YouTube channel.
Journalists, photographers and cameramen can still follow the event in person by sending the relevant accreditation request to email@example.com (Tel. 06 3691 3432 – 8573 – 3078 or 8210) by Tuesday 20 June, attaching the following:
For representatives of Italian press organisations:
- copy of an identity document
- letter of assignment from the newspaper of affiliation or – in the absence of the latter – copy of professional identity card.
For representatives of foreign press organisations, not accredited at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
- copy of an identity document;
- letter from the newspaper of affiliation;
- Verbal note of the Embassy in Rome of the country of the press organisation represented.
For representatives of foreign press already accredited at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the request must be sent with a copy of an identity document attached.
Accredited journalists, photographers and cameramen may report to Piazzale della Farnesina, at the Sfera Grande by Pomodoro, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
“Submitting the above-mentioned personal data means authorising the use thereof in accordance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 and the GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679) by the Directorate General for Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the data controller, for strictly professional purposes and/or purposes related to the performance of the event in question.”