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23 Dec

New Year in Catania: San Silvestro a Mare and concert Goran Bregovic in Duomo Square.

31 morning, the traditional New Year’s Eve at the Sea amateur race at the small fishing port of Catania

New Year’s Eve in Piazza Duomo with the music of Goran Bregovic .

This year’s New Year’s Eve at Sea , now in its 54th edition , will be coordinated by Tony Iuppa collaboration with the Ionian Rowing Club .

But the New Year in Catania will be mainly in the sign of the square and music with a special guest, Goran Bregovic, the Bosnian musician who in his mixes Balkan folk music and electronics, fast-paced and sacred themes . And that has become famous for the soundtracks of the films of Emir Kusturica, the ” Time of the Gypsies ” to ” Underground ” .

A concert of Bosnian musician Goran Bregovic and New Year’s Eve at Sea to accompany the doors to the old year and welcome the new .
They are the two initiatives presented this morning at December 31, the Councillor for Knowledge and Shared Beauty Licandro Orazio Palace of the Elephants .

It then begins the morning of Tuesday, December 31 with the ” New Year’s Eve at Sea ,”the now traditional swimming competition in the port of Ognina , the brainchild of Lallo Pennisi , historic water polo player and coach of Catania, until last year coordinated by late Francesco Scuderi . “For what we consider ” the event of the city “will be – said Fabio Pagliara – a return to student pranks , all ‘ initial idea of ​​Lallo who wanted water in a group of friends bound by a passion for challenge and friendship , which urged to dive , saying, “Carusi à water,” said one of the swimmers still used today.”

Appointment, therefore , in Cathedral Square to greet all together, not only in Catania, but also tourists and occasional visitors , the new year to the rhythm of music by Goran Bregovic , accepting the ‘ invitation made by the Mayor of Enzo Bianco not make commitments for the night New Year’s Eve , a night to spend in the name of music and fun.