Festival of Corsica in Chamonix – From April 22nd to 24th 2016
From April 22nd to 24th, Corsica brings its music, gastronomy and culture to the Mont Blanc foots in Chamonix. This festival borned from meeting beween Laurent Berraud, José Giovanni, a corsican film director, Jean-Noël Profizi and Pascal Morandini, members of the group I Surghjenti, has became an annual appointement dedicated to Corsica in Haute-Savoie (an eastern french region very close to Switzerland and Italy). Corsican music and cinema will be the stars of this 12th edition.
Program of the Festival “La Corse à Cham'”
The festival will host corsican concerts with groups who are well-know abroad like Meridianu, Mémoria, Sekli, Stonde Di Piacè, Alba Nova. But the program will also highlight corsican cinema with 2 new movies : ” Les Exilés “directed by Rinatu Frassati who will be in Chamonix to present his movie with Jean-Philippe Ricci, the honnour president of the 2016 edition and main actor. This amazing film will be followed by the “Simu Leoni” projection : A short-movie directed by the young Baptist Agostini-Croce. Find out our Interview wih this young film director on Andemu.
Let’s have a look to the program of “La Corse à Cham'” 12th edition :
Friday, April 22nd
11am Concert of ALBA NOVA – Maison de convivialité des anciens
8.30pm Official opening of the 12th edition of Festival de Chamonix – Projection of the short-movie “Simu Leoni” with the Director Baptist Agostini-Croce and the movie “Les Exilés” with the presence of Rinattu Frassati with Jean-Philippe Ricci and Jeremy Alberti – Cinéma VOX of Chamonix. Eric Fournier (Chamonix Mayor) and Jean-Philippe Ricci (Actor) will welcome people and the corsican delegation.
10.30pm Corsican Buffet- Casino BarrièreBuffet offert by RPO.
Saturday, April 23rd
11.00am Concert of the group Mémoria – Irish Coffee
12.00pm Concert of the group Sekli- Restaurant ‘Le Bartavel’
12.00pm Concert of the group Alba Nova- Restaurant du Téléphérique de Lognan ‘Les Grands Montets’
2.00pm Concert of the group Stonde Di Piacé- Irish Coffee
4.00pm Concert of the group Mémoria- Irish Coffee
6.00pm Apéro-Concert with Alba Nova- ‘Héliopic’ Hôtel
9.00pm Amazing Concert wih the group Meridianu- Church Saint Michel de Chamonix
10.30pm Concert with Sekli – Bar Les Caves
Sunday, April 24th
10.30am Prayer sung by the group Méridianu- Church Saint-Michel de Chamonix
11.00am Concert with Stonde Di Piace- Irish Coffee
12.00pm Concert with Sekli- Restaurant ‘La bartavel’
2.00pm Concert “Cham’ Junior Rock Band- Irish Coffee
3.30 Concert with Alba Nova- Irish Coffee
4.30pm Draw of the Game : 1 Travel to win with Corsica Ferries- Irish Coffee – Draw of subscripion (tickets sold at the library Landru Rue Vallot à Chamonix, rate : 5€). To win :
a reduce gift for a stay at the Santa Giulia Palace **** in Porto-Vecchio.
Vouchers of 150€
1 week journey in Marina Di Santa Giulia residences – Porto-Vecchio
A lot of other gifts…
6.00pm Festival closing, corsican Apéro corse with corsican groups. Concert of the group Mémoria & concert of the group Stonde Di Piace- Hôtel Héliopic
Given by the Chamonix localization, we can hope that people will come from Italy and Switzerland to attend this event.
All events are free excepted the concert of the group Meridianu in the Saint Michel de Chamonix church
- 5€/Young people (15-21 years old)
- Free for less than 15 years old
Where to find tickets ?
Bookings : FNAC, Carrefour, Géant, Système U, Intermarché, 08 92 68 36 22 (0.34€ / min TTC), www.fnac.com, www.francebillet.com, Librairie Landru Chamonix 04 50 53 14 41, Super U Payot Pertin
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