17.07.2012 - 22.07.2012
Riccione (RN), July 17-22, 2012 – A review inaugurating a month of dance in July
Dancers of International fame on stage at Piazzale Roma will open the festival "Riccione sulle punte" (Riccione En Pointe), a stand-out event celebrating a month of dance on the riviera of the Adriatic.
Famous names of International artistry will take their turns on the stage during six days of international openings and unique performances in Italy – Carla Fracci, Eleonora Abbagnato, Fredy Franzutti and Giuseppe Picone, just to name a few.
Carla Fracci, the prima donna of Italian dance, will open “Centenario del Fauno,” directed by Beppe Mengatti, during the Gran Gala on the first night of the festival.
On July 18, young dancers from the favelas of Brazil (Companhia Urbana de Danca of Urban Dance Company) will take the stage, with choreography by Sonia Desti, the only performance of its kind in Italy. On the evening of the 19, Fredy Franzutti with his group Balletto del Sud will star in Carmen. Giuseppe Picone will dance with the twins Jiri and Otto Bubenicek on Friday, July 20, followed by local dance companies performing in an ensemble created by Erika Rifelli on July 21.
On the final day, Riccione welcomes the return of Eleonora Abbagnato
Where: Piazzale Roma
Region: Emilia Romagna