Fedez and Sam Smith, The Chemical Brothers and J-Ax, Robbie Williams and Verdena, Muse and Litfiba and Linkin Park. These are some of the artists that will perform on the stage of ‘PostePay Rock in Roma’ in the Ippodromo di Capannelle from Jun 14th to September 6th 2015. The Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, will present the event in the Capitoline Hill with the assessor for Big Events, Alessandra Cattoi, and the two founders of the event, Sergio Giuliani and Maxmiliano Bucci. “Looking at the program it is possible to see that Rome is becoming a place of big international events, and this is one of the main aims of our administration”.
“To me – said Marino – it is a huge honor to attend the opening of ‘Rock in Roma 2015’ and I am sure it will bring us greater international cooperation and credibility, besides joy and celebrations”. Cattoi states, “Looking at the program, you see it is a big event at a national AND LOCAL LEVEL. I think there is not another city in Italy hosting all these concerts for three months and we are proud of it. This event closes the events of the Roman Summer”. Giuliani said, “This Festival is like a contemporary setting with changing contents according to our experience” he added, “In our festival differences are important, we need have to create a placer of social resistance. Therefore, we chose the hashtag #DiversiEInsieme (Different Together), in order to value every difference”.
Poste Italiane will support young Italian bands thanks to crowdfunding. PostePay and Visa are launching PostePayCrowd Music, a project for young bands that want to
raise money for their artistic activities through crowdfunding. The project will be online around the May 1st, the first five projects will get a 50% of fund, about €5,000.
During the press conference introducing ‘Postepay Rock in Roma 2015’, Marino announced, “We are secretly working to a surprise. An amazing concert in Circus Maximus, something like The Rolling Stones”. The first citizen of Rome did not want to reveal the artist and when this concert will be”.
Translation provided by Mary Ann D’Costa