Written by : Maria Concetta Cefalu’
The meeting entitled: “Happiness is in you” will take place on 7 July 2023 at 4.00 pm at the Ex Real Oretea alla Cala Foundry in Cala – Palermo .
Master Violinist Jane Far
Composer, violin teacher, choir director, music teacher, expert and scholar of local music, international musical multiculturalism, ethnomusicology, Byzantine and oriental music. After the international success of “Meridiem” soundtrack composed for the women of the world presented at Expo2020 Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and which received the applause of the Vice President of the European Commission Věra Jourová, and of “Palermitana” anthem of the city of Palermo known and appreciated in the world also by Italians and Palermitans abroad, he wrote a single entitled: Happiness is in you. The song and its VIDEOCLIP is a great international cultural, musical, archaeological, philosophical, psychological, music-therapeutic, historical, environmental, touristic, social and irenological project.
The event will be greeted institutionally by the deputy of the European Parliament Giuseppe Milazzo of the Commission for Regional Development and the Commission for civil liberties, justice and internal affairs, Francesco Paolo Scarpinato Councilor for Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity – Sicilian Region , Pietro Cannella Councilor for Culture – Municipality of Palermo representing and delegation of the Mayor of the City of Palermo Prof.re Roberto La Galla, Giuseppe Di Maggio Mayor of CampoFelice di Roccella, Liberato Mirenna President of the W.I.O. World International Organization and President of Universal Expo 2023.
The themes of the international project “Happiness is in you”
The event will see the presentation of Jane Far’s video clip and single, the essence of the international project that embraces 4 specific themes: the enhancement of man, the dissemination of Italian culture in the world, the use of music as an educational, rehabilitative or therapeutic; and Happiness: as a means of union between peoples and peace in the world and therefore intercultural cohesion, and exchange of cultures. “the happiness that is in every man becomes an instrument of union between peoples and peace in the world” says the violinist Jane Far, “because whoever is happy with himself loves his neighbour, other individuals, and this creates integration, union, respect for the rights of individuals and peace in the world”.
Speakers will include: Gianluca Lo Coco professor of Clinical Psychology at Unipa, Francesco Lo Cascio President of the Council for peace and human rights of the Municipality of Palermo, Domenica Barbera scholar, Elide Scarlata professor of the A. Scarlatti Conservatory of Palermo – Music therapist, Filippo Lo Iacono Director General of the Costanza Foundation and Artist, Ninni Terminelli Lawyer, Ketty Tamburello poetess.
The “Happiness is in you” project was sponsored and shared by: Department of Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity, Municipality of Palermo, Municipality of CampoFelice di Roccella, Michael Lam’s Vision Art Media of New York, W.I.O. (World Intercultural Organization) and Universal EXPO 2023 Dr. Liberato Mirenna, Mediterranean Parliament Secretary General Prof. Laura Mazza, Federformation National Vice President Prof. Laura Mazza, Women’s States General Association President Dr. Isa Maggi, Inner Wheel Club Palermo Normanna President Dr. Angela Fundaro’, Anti-violence and Legality Pool President Dr. Angela, Fundaro’, Remo Faggi Foundation President Marco Faggi, National Marine Guard Association President Giampaolo Cervone, Ass. Roccamaris of Campofelice di Roccella P. Domenica Barbera, Manager of events, shows and artistic director Ignazio Dolce. The event will be attended by representatives of institutions, scholars, luminaries from the world of universities, music, art and culture, associations, representatives of professional orders, consuls and artists.
Posters by Roberto Sconzo Graphic Designer
The “happiness is you” project by the award-winning international Maestro Jane Far was presented on June 26th. in New York by the director Alessia Bodei on ICN Radio in New York of the Italian-American entrepreneur Anthony Pasquale, in the broadcast “Ciao Tony” . The live stream and Facebook event took place live streaming from New York City. Radio ICN of New York is the only Italian radio which broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the United States, and embraces the three states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and along the East Coast, and for 30 years has been offering to the Italian and Italian-American community, the best programming available on the market.
Sponsors that have participated at the project: “Happiness is in you”
Mangia Himera Resort di Campofelice di Roccella – Direttori Gaetano Scancarello e Vincenzo Viola,
Camping Roccella Mare di Bivona Lidia,
Parruccheria ” Pippo Piraino” – Hairstylist Sponsor Ufficiale Pippo Piraino, Stefania Piraino, Laura Piraino, Jessica e Leonardo Piraino e tutto lo staff Hairstylists , per il trucco e parrucco;
” Tenute Cuffaro” Casa Vitivinicola di Rosario Cuffaro,
Maestri Franco e Girolamo Cuticchio Figli d’arte,
Nadira bijoux di Caltanissetta di Giusi Mule’ e Martina Aleo,
Air Music di Piero Sala – Ficarazzi,
” Palermo che mi piace ” di Mauro Li Vigni,
Salvo Quagliana Photography,
” IL Bello delle donne” della stilista Dalila Garofalo,
Massimo D’Antoni ” Il Massimo dello Street Food”,
Torrefazione Enoteca di Pitarresi Emanuele,
Marlin Beach Club di Michele Spallino,
Architecture Interior Design e Gioielli Martina Ciaccio.
Participating in the project as Media Partners:
Telerent 7 Gold di Raffa Gabriele,
Associazione Siciliando di Vincenzo Perricone,
Radio In di Aldo Naselli,
Radio ICN di New York di Anthony Pasquale,
Giornale ” Brancaccio e Cultura.it”,
Giornale Italian’s News di Massimiliano Ferrara .
Support Partner : Advice Tourism piattaforma del Turismo Internazionale.
A thank to :
to the record production MB Production by Baldo Brandi and Mimmo Armani.
to Director Fabrizio D’Amico
to the drone technician Alessandro Lo Verso.
to the producer of the video: the Brancaccio and Music Cultural Association.
to all the Staff of the Brancaccio and Music Cultural Association,
to the Technical and Administrative Secretariat,
to the Artistic Direction,
to the Marketing and Artistic Production Office.