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From 5 to 12 July 2021

9^ edition
Sea Culture Week // GALLIPOLI
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July 5

18:30 | Inauguration - Galleria dei Due Mari - GALLIPOLI
INAUGURATION of the event, with the screening of the music video with the orchestral version of the Hymn for the sea composed by Maestro Enrico Tricarico and the interventions, among others, by the mayor of Gallipoli and president of the Province of Lecce Stefano Minerva, by the president of the Gal Terra d'Arneo Cosimo Durante, the president of Confcommercio Imprese per l'Italia Lecce Maurizio Maglio and the president of the Puglia & Mare association Alessandra Bray.
THE SEA OF PAPER An exhibition of watercolors by the painter and writer GABRIELE MUSANTE entitled "Of the sea, love and other stories". Inauguration of the exhibition and dialogue of the artist with the writer and journalist NICOLÒ CARNIMEO on the artistic-literary production of Maestro Musante with particular reference to the latest publications, which have as their subject the extraordinary navigators pioneers of offshore sailing, the illustrated history of the America's Cup from 1851 to 2021 and the romantic story of the sailor Bernard Moitessier.

July 6

ore 19:30 | Galleria dei Due Mari - GALLIPOLI
Exhibition of works by the painter Diego Racconi and artists from the world adhering to his MareArte project, presented by MASSIMO GALIOTTA. Maestro Racconi, in addition to elaborating shapes and colors with geometric patterns, loves to narrate the sea also through the sensations and suggestions it can suggest. He also put his sensitivity at the service of the MareArte project linked to a fundraising in favor of bodies for the protection and recovery of protected marine animals. The exhibition has an appendix in the Civic Museum in via Antonietta De Pace which will last beyond 11 July.
presentation of the book “Onde e risacche. Quando il mare era in bianco e nero” by the journalist and writer GIUSEPPE ALBAHARI who will talk with ELIO PINDINELLI, historian and writer and FRANCO ANTONIO MASTROLIA, university professor of Economic Sciences. The councilor of the Historic Center Biagio Palumbo will speak.
The book intends to save the memory of situations, traditions and events in Gallipoli that are in danger of being forgotten, such as: the ancient trap active from 1327 to 1973; the wooden dressing rooms for the bathrooms, which until the 1960s were built on stilts in various city sites; Lido San Giovanni and its "mythical" rotunda overlooking the sea, which in the 1960s itself had great fame. The story is accompanied by period photos.Apri in 
July 7
Historic center | Galleria dei Due Mari - GALLIPOLI
10 am> Historic Center of Gallipoli
THE SEA OF THE TERRACES - Video-guided tour by AMART in the historic center of Gallipoli starting from Piazza Imbriani, between fields and unusual shots suggested by the expert photographer Toti Magno and with the added value of the urban and marine panoramas that can be appreciated from the terraces of some significant buildings in the urban and architectural context of the city.
11 am> Town Hall
Tour stop for the inauguration of the "Vivere di mare" exhibition, a review of photographs and dialectal poems set up by the local Pro Loco on the occasion of the "National Pro Loco Day", which is celebrated on 11 July, with the participation of the deputy mayor Giuseppe Venneri and the president of the Pro Loco Lucia Fiammata.

The exhibition can be visited until 11 July, every day from 10 to 12 and from 18.30 to 20.30.
6 pm> Galleria dei Due Mari
Creative workshop NEW APPRODI by the DIV.eRGO Association: a space for testimony and reflection on diversity and social, cultural and working inclusion of people with disabilities. Representatives of citizen associations involved in welfare will participate in the workshop. The laboratory will be introduced by the intervention of Angelo Mita, councilor for welfare of the Municipality of Gallipoli.
July 8
Gallipoli and Nardò | Lecce
8.30 am> Start from the Ancient Fountain of Gallipoli
Video (and not) - experiential journey between countryside and sea, with tastings, following the
precepts given by the chefs Giorgio Trova (president) and Stefania Erroi (secretary) of the FIPPC - Italian Federation of Professional Personal Chefs. Experiential online and face-to-face show cooking for a small group of participants. The latter will be accompanied by the chefs and the agronomist Giovanni Margarito in the fields of Made in Orto where they will be guided among the plants, in search and knowledge of the ingredients to be used for the subsequent realization of the recipe. Afterwards, the group will be guided, again by the chefs, to the local fish market, to choose the freshest fish required by the recipe. Subsequently, in the prepared room of the Galleria dei due Mari, the show cooking will start with a final tasting, which will also be broadcast online on the social channels of the event.

8.00 pm> Castromediano Museum Lecce
Video / exhibition and diorama of underwater archeology in the Castromediano Museum in Lecce with the exceptional guide of the underwater archaeologist Rita Auriemma and the director of the Luigi De Luca Museum. Event participation by reservation. Max number of seats available, 10.
July 9
19:30 | Galleria dei Due Mari - GALLIPOLI
Seminar entitled: Tourist ports, an inseparable link with the territory to be enhanced. Speakers: Angelo Sticchi Damiani president of the Automobile Club of Italy, Giorgio Palmucci president of the national tourism agency Enit, Stefano De Rubertis professor of the University of Salento, Giovanni Serafino president of Confindustria Turismo Lecce, Roberto Marti vice president of Assonautica Lecce, Cosimo Durante president Gal Terra d'Arneo, Stefano Minerva mayor of Gallipoli. Conclusions: Alessandro Delli Noci regional councilor for productive activities. Moderated by Giosuè Olla Atzeni general manager FlaG / Gal Terra d’Arneo.

July 10
19:00 | Galleria dei Due Mari - GALLIPOLI
Screening of scenes from the film Sea Sisters (OffiCinemaDoc Produzioni) with the participation and interventions of the director Brunella Filì, the councilor for tourism of the Municipality of Gallipoli Assunta Cataldi, the president of the Equal Opportunities Commission of the Municipality of Gallipoli Filomena Micale and the president of the local section FIDAPA BPW Italy Titti Tornesello. The journalist Federica Sabato will coordinate the interventions.
July 12
20:00 | Concluding event: Purità Beach, Historic Center - GALLIPOLI
Music from the seas of the world will be the leitmotif of the concert with Lucia Conte (soprano) and Antonio
Ancora (voice) and the Terra del Sole ensemble directed by Maestro Enrico Tricarico with choreographic performances.
Free participation. Part of the seats reserved for the staff of the DEA - Vito Fazzi of Lecce.

During the evening-event:
Delivery of Prizes Vela Latina.
Delivery of Icaro Prizes for works created using drones in flight: Section "Nunzio Pacella" to a
I photograph; Video section to the author of a documentary on Salento.
Delivery of the Amo Gallipoli Award established by the Pro Loco of Gallipoli to celebrate the National Day of the Pro Loco.
Delivery of the plaque dedicated to PIERANGELO BERTOLI of the Music Room of the school complex Via Milano - Including Polo 2 of Gallipoli, in the context of a musical tribute to the “storyteller” of Sassuolo.

The aforementioned exhibition will be set up in the E. Barba Civic Museum in via Antonietta De Pace, in the historic center
curated by Maestro Diego Racconi which will last beyond 11 July.
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In the Galleria dei due Mari you can visit the exhibition on the historical-archaeological heritage of the coast and seabed of Gallipoli entitled Stories from the sea of ​​Gallipoli produced by Mediamorfosi and curated by professor Rita Auriemma, archaeologist, researcher and professor of underwater archeology at the Faculty of Cultural Heritage of Unisalento. Free admission during the "Week of the culture of the sea". There
exhibition can be visited until 29 August 2021 from 17.00 to 22.00. A visit to the special
setting up of finds arranged in the E. Barba Civic Museum in via Antonietta De Pace (historic center) will allow you to complete the knowledge path on the theme of the exhibition.
In the Galleria dei due Mari itself, the Blue Memories photographic exhibition held as part of the Blu European Festival, a brand of the Fishfest project, co-financed by the COSME program of the European Union and curated by Agriplan and Pazlab, can be visited until 11 July. The images refer to the stories and traditions of six fishing villages in as many EU countries: Pyrgos in Greece, Bermeo in Spain, Viana do Castelo in Portugal, Durres in Albania, Herceg Novi in ​​Montenegro and Gallipoli in Italy. Entrance
In the Cloister of San Domenico located on the Riviera di Ponente (historic center), until 28 July it will be possible to access the playful-creative path of knowledge and awareness of the problem of submarine waste, entitled A sea of ​​waste. Organized by the Emys association, it offers an interactive floor for
“Playing” to clean up the sea, videos on marine themes and the damage caused by plastics and an exhibition of artifacts made by artists with recycled waste. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 6 to 9 pm. Free admission.
The ninth edition of the Sea Culture Week 2021 is funded by the Puglia Region as part of the 2020 Extraordinary Program
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