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Video: Christopolis – L’Isola Comacina… storia, fede, leggenda ed arte

The Municipality of Tremezzina, in collaboration with LacMus Festival, has made a video to celebrate the San Giovanni Festival and Isola Comacina in its 100 years since its return from Belgium to Italy. Special guest: Davide Van De Sfroos. The music was performed by Quartetto Adorno.

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A tale by images and by voice of the Island between history, faith, legend and art, without forgetting the so called “Fire of the Island” – the most awaited and scenic event of the Festival – that is the incredible fireworks display recalling the battle of 1169 when the people of Como, thanks to the support of Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, razed the island to the ground to take revenge for the alliance with Milan.

The video, in this particular period, is a tribute to the Comacina Island in the centenary of its return from Belgium to Italy and to the traditional San Giovanni Festival which could not take place this year due to the emergency of the past months, and becomes a tribute to all the victims of Covid-19.


Video realized by: Municipality of Tremezzina
In collaboration with: LacMus Festival
Special guest: Davide Van De Sfroos
Musicians: Quartetto Adorno – Edoardo Zosi (violin), Liù Pellicciari (violin), Benedetta Bucci (viola), Danilo Squitieri (cello)
Music by: Beethoven, Colasanti, Debussy, Puccini
Shooting and editing: Marco Ferrario VideoValentina Oldoni
Artistic and musical direction: Paolo Bressan
Voice: Arianna Pollini
Text: Marco Ferrario, Paolo Bressan, Arch. Marco Leoni (Director of the Lake Como Landscape Museum)
Translations: Alessandra Giarin
Press office: ellecistudio

Thank to:
Avv. Mauro Guerra, Mayor of the Municipality of Tremezzina
Avv. Alessandro Bordoli, Assessor for Tourism, Municipality of Tremezzina
Dott. ssa Guglielmina Botta Assessor for Culture, Municipality of Tremezzina
Alessandro Fassi, Ing. Max Fraquelli and Anna Castagna, Councilors of Municipality of Tremezzina
Don Italo Mazzoni, Parish of Ossuccio and Lenno
Don Sergio Tettamanti, Sanctuary of Beata Vergine del Soccorso
Angelo Pallini, Boat Service Lake Como
Gianpiero Canino, MyNina Spettacoli
Associazione Turistica Tremezzina
Distretto dell’attrattività Turistica del Centro Lario

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