Design Terrae festival, Castello della Rancia becomes a country of “transition”

TOLENTINO – The event is organized by the association of the same name, with the protection of the Municipality. The artistic management is entrusted to Carlo De Mattia. It takes place from June 23 to July 2

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Presentation of the festival

From 23 June to 2 July, the Castello della Rancia in Tolentino will open its premises at the Design Terrae Festival, an event organized by the association of the same name, sponsored by the municipality. With artistic direction by Carlo De Mattiachairman of the association born at the instigation of the entrepreneur and patron Franco Moschinithe festival intends to develop this year the theme “transition”.

“Argument that greatly influences Design Terra’s decision to reject in a real festival what was born last summer as a unique event, The Spark,” reads the association’s note. Five evenings, all with free admission, exploring with different registers and languages, from the conference to the round table, from artistic performance to immersive installation, from live music to virtual reality, the transition from one state of affairs to another, research into a transition to social, cultural and environmental sustainability to meet the needs of the here and now and look to the future with confidence.

IMG_6055-283x400There are three main events. The first of the most important events is certainly the opening of Thursday, June 23 at 21.00 in the rooms of the Castello della Rancia arena with the usual opening spark, the one from “Spark“.

Time is free with reservations. The event show, which combines meetings with different personalities and artistic performances, is presented by the TV host with a strong environmental commitment Tessa Gelisio. Many guests who want to enter the stage: Simona Rovedaentrepreneur co-founder of Fattoria Scaldasole; Giacomo Zanchettidesigner of luxury bags and at the same time the creator of a charming cottage in the heart of Sibillini, the Z-chalet in Bolognola; Claudio RoverePresident and CEO of Holding Industriale, a privately held entrepreneurial company investing in small and medium-sized businesses with expertise in Italian fashion manufacturing; Berardino D’Erricoamong others, founder and CEO of Smartway, a young startup operating in a world of teleworking; the team of “The hidden eye of the Sibillini” , a reality that with videos and photos tells about the life of the inhabitants of the mountains, while preserving the environment and the territory. Next to the meetings and the emotions that the words evoke, there will then be it vertical dance performance by Cafeluléa dance company that will ask spectators to turn their eyes to the sky to enjoy a unique show and the immersive projections created by Stark1200.

Another appointment is that of June 29 at 6 pm and in response at 10 pm with “Alarm signal – My match VR”, virtual reality show directed by Elio Germano And Omar Rashid (free admission with reservation required). Virtual reality transposition of theatrical plays “My struggle”, The performance talks about our age and its contradictions. It will do so by gradually leading the viewer into a parallel reality, confusing the imaginary with the real and thus letting him enter the heart of the narrative.

3e78d85a-6b75-438d-a163-966454e256d7-325x244Then the Design Terrae Festival closes July 2 at 9.30 pm with the concert of Hu to the Century Federica Ferracuti, singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Fermana just back from Sanremo 2022, where she introduced herself with “Take care of you”, a song that with over 50 thousand sold copies won the gold record. To open the evening Naip, acronym of “No particular artist”, alternative electronic songwriting music project by Michelangelo Mercuryfinalist in X-Factor 2020.

The other appointments gravitate around the most important events and enrich the festival’s narrative and proactive path with value and content. Two more appointments are planned. On June 27 at 18:00 the farm of Castello della Rancia will host a round table which will be an opportunity to develop a reflection on the sense of identity in the Upper Macerata area that also allows for dialogue with researchers and designers about the new paths and projects triggered by pnrr in this area. Tuesday the 28th at 21 is the trip to “Edera: un manifesto”, a project of the Zagreus Association. which intends to tell the Upper Macerata area through the words, ideas and works of artists under 30 who live it every day.

5971bde3-8c34-4ecf-8e7b-2addca06b93e-325x244As a result of all the planned events, Castello della Rancia, which has been transformed into a real cultural citadel, will hostfood corner at the station bar, the bookstore area at Mondadori Bookstore and a speed camera to take a Polaroid home or take a picture to post on social media.

FESTIVAL OFF. FRIENDS OF TEDX MCERATA – Same placement and affinity of themes. Design Terrae Festival on July 1 at 21.00 leaves the seats in Castello della Rancia for the fourth edition of the independent event Tedx Macerata as in the now-proven formula typical of the American format, which consists of a series of short conversations, deals with the theme of “Transitions” by questioning “being” in “becoming”, about the transition from one state to another , from one era to another, which also explores the renewed concept of subjectivity.

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