(ANSA) – TURIN, 23 DEC – On the proposal of the Minister for Culture Dario Franceschini, the MiTo Settembre Musica Festival is recognized by the Parliament as a festival of absolute international prestige. Thanks to this recognition, starting from the 2022 edition, the festival that unites Turin and Milan in the name of classical music will be supported by the state budget with a fixed contribution of one million euros, in addition to the Fus.
“The Festival is strengthened and confirms the extraordinary synergy of the two cities in the cultural and musical field – underlines the Councilor for Culture of Turin, Rosanna Purchia -. Turin and Milan have created a festival of international level, for this the ministry has recognized the great value of this work, and having further support allows us to continue to grow. I thank the councilor for culture of Milan, Tommaso Sacchi, for the synergistic work and I very much appreciate the common vision of intent that unites us “.
“Also thanks to the quality achieved with the artistic direction of Nicola Campogrande, this has become the most important Italian festival of classical music and one of the most important in the world – remarks the commissioner Sacchi -, a review that places Milan and Turin at the center of an international network of cities in which culture plays a fundamental and strategic role. This contribution – he concludes – will allow the Festival to grow further, strengthening its value and expanding its audience in Italy and around the world “. (HANDLE).
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