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24-26 August, The Salon of the Sfinx, Culture Festival 2023

Thursday, August 24

7:00 PM: Inauguration of the event with a cocktail in the Sculpture Loggia, followed by a meeting with a couple of Italy's most influential Forbes 30 under 30 awardees: Alessandro Marinella, entrepreneur of the historic Neapolitan tie brand, and Marianna Palella, CEO of Citrus. Joining them is Federico Poletti, Chief Editor of MANINTOWN magazine, consultant and globetrotter in search of new talents.

8:00 PM: "Simple, Beautiful, Tender: Monica Zetterlund's Legacy" is the title of the performance by singer-songwriter Greta Zuccoli, an up and coming Neapolitan singer with several significant collaborations and a successful participation in Sanremo 2021. Accompanied by pianist Mario Donato Pilla, she will pay tribute to the great Swedish jazz singer.

Friday, August 25

7:00 PM: Nina Corradini, former Italian rhythmic gymnast, tells the true story of psychological abuse behind the scene of the Farfalle, the Italian national team in rhythmic gymnastics. On stage with Nina Corradini also Victoria Oluboyo, a young woman in politics, locally, nationally and internationally, with human and civil rights as one of her priorities.

8:00 PM: Meet Pietro Turano, an actor known for the role of Filippo Sava in "SKAM Italia," and an activist for LGBTQIA+ rights, and Miguel Gobbo Diaz, the first black actor to have gained the role of a protagonist in an Italian police drama series, "Nero a metà,". Together they will discuss cinema, civil rights and social integration.

Saturday, August 26

7:00 PM: From "Mare Fuori" to "Qui rido io," from "Delta" to "Mixed by Erry," and "Shake," the versatile actress Greta Esposito, a protagonist in films and some of the most successful series of recent times, will talk about her rise in the world of cinema and her new projects.

8:00 PM: Demetra Bellina, an actress with a strong passion for music and writing, will soon appear in a new film as protagonist, "I Believe in Nothing," the debut work of Alessandro Marzullo. A generational film about young people facing an important phase of life with all their vulnerabilities, against the backdrop of a melancholic Rome.

The talks will be moderated in Italian by Villa San Michele's director Kristina Kappelin.

Organized by the Stiftelsen San Michele, under the patronage of the Consulate of Sweden, the Campania Region, the City of Capri, the Municipality of Anacapri, Siae, the Embassy of Sweden, and in collaboration with Capri Palace Jumeirah and Staiano Tour Capri.
Villa San Michele especially thanks Catarina och Sven Hagströmers Stiftelse and Birgitta och Conni Jonsson.

The events are free and open to the public, subject to seat availability.
For information and reservations: 0818371401 -
Possibility of return to Naples with the last maritime run.