In memory of the great singer and writer Freak Antoni, the frontmen of the Skiantos dead in 2014, on Friday, December 1st 2017 a day dedicated to the famous Bologna band, 40 years after it formed in 1977.
Skiantos Day starts at 6.30pm Libreria Feltrinelliin Piazza Ravegnana, with the presentation of the book: Skiantos. Una storia come questa non c’era mai stata…e non ci sarà mai più. (Goodfellas). The authors Gianluca Morozzi and Larry Arabia, and the Skiantos producer Oderso Rubini will be present. In the nearby Gallery the very young band ‘Free Guyz’ in a tribute to the band.
To follow, at 8.30pm the Foyer of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, the 1st Premio Freak award ceremony. The prize is a reproduction of the statue dedicated to Freak Antoni that will be placed in Bologna in the forthcoming months. Present to the ceremony: Massimo Mezzetti the councilor for culture of the Region Emilia Romagna, Giordano Sangiorgi of MEI - Faenza, Mattia Fontanella of Coop Alleanza 3.0, Oderso Rubini, and the Skiantos. Many guests will also participate in the event, such as Lovesick Duo featuring the English version of “Gelati”, and L’Osteria del mandolino featuring “Cuori Solitari”, a song written for Raoul Casadei by Freak.