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Livorno Music Awards 2016 - winners announced

In un Sogno è la mia Patria, first album by Siberia, cover by SicioldrIn un Sogno è la mia Patria, first album by Siberia, cover by Sicioldr23rd May 2016 The winners of the 2016 edition of the Livorno Music Awards, a competition organised annually by Dario Serpan and Alessio Santacroce, in collaboration with The Cage Theatre and Il Tirreno to promote musical talent in the local area, were announced on Saturday 21st May during a special evening at The Cage.

The awards were made as follows:

Local band Siberia heading for Italy's most famous song contest

Siberia, off to Sanremo: l to r: Luca Mele, Piero Laganà, Eugenio Sournia, Matteo D'AngeloSiberia, off to Sanremo: l to r: Luca Mele, Piero Laganà, Eugenio Sournia, Matteo D'AngeloThis time next week, on Friday 27th November 2015, the four-piece band from Livorno, Siberia, will be appearing on stage at the famous Teatro Ariston in Sanremo  to take part in the semi-final for the Newcomers' category of Italy's Sanremo Music Festival.

Novorossiysk - Livorno's forgotten twin

Via Novorossiisk, situated in the Coteto district of LivornoVia Novorossiisk, situated in the Coteto district of LivornoThe port city of Novorossiysk in Russia has been twinned with Livorno since 1967, but after the 1980s and the era of Perestroika ties were more or less forgotten. The only trace of the once thriving relations between Livorno and its Russian counterpart on the Black Sea seems to be the small one-way  street – Via Novorossiisk [sic] - tucked away in the Coteto district of Livorno, making a strange contrast with the surrounding streets, all named after the regions of Italy.

Project pARTerre - contemporary art in the park

Support the Il Parterre project by buying a t-shirt (shown - artist Silvia MenicagliSupport the Il Parterre project by buying a t-shirt (shown - artist Silvia MenicagliThe Project

Within the boundaries of Livorno's historic Parterre park in Viale Carducci, a host of new inhabitants are about to be installed: Project Parterre - a collective project involving 34 prominent contemporary artists - will fill the park with animals and beasts of literary and oral tradition, imaginary creatures that have come about at the hand of these artists and which will make the Parterre into a unique urban park of contemporary art, and the first in Italy with a literary-ludic theme.

The White Hole - installation by Sally Buchanan at the Fortezza Vecchia

The White Hole, installation by Sally Buchanan, at the Fortezza Vecchia until 30 September 2015The White Hole, installation by Sally Buchanan, at the Fortezza Vecchia until 30 September 2015British artist Sally Buchanan, who lives and works in London, took part in this year's Premio Combat (2015) the international contemporary art prize which has been held annually in Livorno since 2010.

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