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Assisi (PG) - A festival that enriches and brings in "dialogue."
Assisi is preparing the first edition of "ASSISI: PAX MUNDI", an international festival of Sacred Music Franciscan to be held in October, after the feast of St. Francis, at the Assisi Franciscan sites. The event is sponsored and organized by the Franciscan Family in collaboration with the Choir of the Basilica of St. Francis. A non-competitive event in which they can participate in both choral and instrumental groups in any country and nation.

The event will take place October 16 to 19, 2014, with concerts that will take place at different times of the day in places Franciscans of Assisi and the surrounding area. The event will conclude with a solemn Mass in the Upper Basilica of San Francesco and the execution of the Canticle of the square of the same, with the participation of all the choirs and instrumental groups.

"Assisi is a great listening ear. - Father Joseph Magrino He said during the press conference of presentation - it will be an event that will touch all the places the Franciscans." Brother Alexander explains how to Assisi Pax Mundi is "a festival that enriches the musical landscape in Umbria. Francesco is a man of dialogue and harmony, so there is no better music to speak of Him." Father Antonio Tofanelli, however, points out that "music is an important opportunity to carry forward the spirit of Assisi, the spirit of dialogue." "The logo of the event - says father Maurice Green - is a treble clef and a stylized dove with the colors of the five continents."

The purpose of this review is to contribute to the promotion of a culture of sacred music, especially that related to inspiration or composition for the figure of St. Francis and the Franciscan world. Through the meeting of the various choral and instrumental groups, you want to prove that it is possible to enhance and develop a culture of peace and cooperation among peoples and cultures in the spirit of Assisi.

It 'widely recognized to St. Francis, as a result of his experience of life, have aroused in the minds of peoples awareness of the praise of God, you have turned a new flame in the hearts of love for him who calls himself " Most High, Almighty Good Lord, "to which they are due," the praises, the glory, the honor, and all blessing et. " Drawing life in the heart of the Faith and Order, by virtue of the apostolate, the standard evangelical life, sharpen the senses and the soul bends to the love of God, and worship is revived, stands, lights. Thus was born the new bud of love, a God who sings the new song.

In anticipation of the first edition of this important event the Franciscan families are working tirelessly and the Choir of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi is prepared with several concerts in Basilicata June 19 to 22. The events, which will see the likes of authors as protagonists kept in the Franciscan Convent of the Sacred Music, will be the perfect way to present the first edition of Assisi Pax Mundi. These musical events are inserted within the project "VVV Live a Life that Vale" conceived and promoted by the Region of Basilicata.

To participate and subscribe

www.assisiofm.it; www.sanfrancescoassisi.org; www.fraticappucciniassisi.it;

www.provinciasanfrancescotor.it; www.corosanfrancescoassisi.org

Or send an e-mail to: assisipaxmundi@libero.it

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[Source: Umbria OnLine]


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