Vieni, vieni a Mirabilandia – we can hear these words from the angelic voices as "horror trains" toss "extremists" headlong into the sky, and others enjoying the world from a 25-meter tower momentarily sink to the hard ground...
The year is 1999. The little singers in the amusement park near Ravenna are from the Bulgarian vocal group "Rainbow", and one of the soloists, Dimitar Karnolsky, today returns to this fairy-tale kingdom of fear and pleasure, but now as a producer, to create Magia Italiana.
From July 2 to 7 this year, Art Center Karnolsky is organizing the international arts festival Magia Italiana, which will be held in the world-famous Mirabilandia amusement park with the participation of children and youth from 15 countries. 24 years ago, Bulgarian composer Dimitar Karnolsky started the festival with a series of concerts in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. And today the son who bears his name continues the work of his now late father.
"We are the only external production that has the opportunity to present a show and a competition program at this place”, says the producer of the festival. “We gathered over 400 participants, and this after the pandemic is a good sign, since we did not hold the festival for two years. Now, with new forces and acquaintances, we will restore its luster especially since it is under the patronage of the honorary consul of Bulgaria for Emilia-Romagna, Franco Castellini, who will be present and award the best with diplomas. We have also provided a special grand prize. Half of the jury is made up of Italian professionals, and the other - of musicians, dancers, vocalists and teachers with many years of experience in different countries."
One of the interesting events of the festival will be the joint performance of a song written especially for the event by Gianni Nepi - a vocal teacher with a large school in the Italian city of Piombino.
"The song will be a kind of ending to the gala concert”, explains Dimitar Karnolski. “All participants will learn it together with the composer in a master class and will be invited to the stage. Besides the Pepsi Theater in Mirabilandia, which is a very beautiful hall with over 500 seats, we will also have performances on the promen