Vinicio Capossela takes spirit of Irpinia to Expo 2020 Dubai – Lifestyle – Agenzia ANSA

(ANSA) – ROME, MAR 14 – Italian singer-songwriter Vinicio Capossela returned to the Expo 2020 Dubai stage for a magical concert at the weekend, following his previous appearance in November, with a focus on the Earth, crops and land, in line with the World Expo’s Sustainability subtheme.
    Titled ‘EX-ponz’, the concert referred to the 10-year-old ‘Sponz Fest’, an event held annually in Irpinia area of southern Italy.
    Performing at the Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Caposella drew from his folkloric heritage, bringing the country’s rural areas into the spotlight.
    The Italian artist paid tribute to the music of Irpinia, playing hits such as Il Ballo di San Vito and Con Una Rosa, and he also offered a taste of Mexico with Zompa La Rondinella.
    The Greek rebetiko interpretation of one of his most famous songs, Signora Luna, concluded the performance, receiving a standing ovation from the audience. (ANSA).


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