LUCIO DALLA AND SORRENTO: THE SUMMARY OF SUCCESS IN A LETTER OF RAFFAELE LAURO TO MAYOR GIUSEPPE CUOMO. PROJECTIONS FOR 2016

13-11-2015
“Mr. Mayor, dear Peppino, in view of your and you co-workers’ praiseworthy and personal commitment, for which I hold constant feelings of gratitude, in the patronage and organizing of the significant events in tribute to Lucio Dalla on the occasion on both the second (February-March 2014) and the third (February-March 2015) anniversary of the death of the great artist from Bologna, whose memory remains inextricably linked to [..]

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VIOLETTA ELVIN IS 92 TODAY. THE GREAT RUSSIAN DANCER, AND BRILLIANT PROTAGONIST OF THE NEW BIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL BY RAFFAELE LAURO, RECEIVED THIS MORNING WARM WISHES FROM THE SORRENTINE WRITER

03-11-2015
This morning, Raffaele Lauro delivered the most affectionate, heartfelt and warmest wishes to Violetta Elvin on the occasion of her 92nd birthday. Violetta Prokhorova Elvin was born in Moscow in 1923. The prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and, later on, of the Royal Ballet of Covent Garden in London, she was one of the biggest stars of international dance, acclaimed in all major theatres of the world until 1956, when she he [..]

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LUCIO DALLA RETURNS TO MATERA. A TRIBUTE OF THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019 TO THE GREAT ARTIST FROM BOLOGNA, FRIDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2015

01-11-2015
“Friends from Matera, you live in a unique place in the world, a city that I know well through the 30-year-long friendship with Nicola D'Imperio, a man of science, but also of art and culture. Matera is a miracle of time, of a harmonious contact between the past and the real time, the contemporary, it is a place where it is worth living for a while and get hold of all the information that the city transmits. The beauty of Sassi is that it [..]

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MOLFETTA'S TRIBUTE TO LUCIO DALLA: CHARITY EVENT ORGANISED BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF MOLFETTA – FRIDAY, 27TH NOVEMBER. FULL SCHEDULE OF THE DALLIAN TOUR IN DECEMBER 2015

01-11-2015
“The entire area of Puglia, like the coast of Sorrento-Amalfi, lived and continues to live in the heart of Lucio starting from Manfredonia, the place of his happy childhood; the Tremiti islands, the kingdom of the sea and a source of inspiration, just like my Sorrento; from Barletta and Molfetta, where on 16th September 2005 he held a memorable concert in the Amphitheatre of Ponente to the benefit of the Italian League Against Cancer. I [..]

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LUCIO DALLA AND YOUTHS: A HISTORIC RELIC

30-10-2015
A historical relic of Lucio Dalla, guarded by Giovanni Petagna, testifying about his relationship with the young students. On March 17th, 1973 along with his band, Dalla participated, in Angri, in the student’s MP100 of the Technical and Commercial High School "E. Cesaro" of Torre Annunziata (Naples). A good omen for the event "Lucio Dalla and Youths", organized on December 12th, 2015, by the High School "G. [..]

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THE TRIUMPH OF LUCIO DALLA IN SOFIA. A CROWD OF BULGARIAN FIGURES, SPONTANEOUS APPLAUSE AND INTENSE EMOTIONS AT THE TRIBUTE EVENT ORGANISED BY THE ITALIAN INSTITUTE OF CULTURE UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC. LAURO: “THERE IS A CRAVING IN THE WORLD FOR ITALIAN CULTURE!”

23-10-2015
It could not have occurred under better auspices: the overseas tour of the event “Tribute to Lucio Dalla”, organized in Sofia by the Italian Institute of Culture, under the patronage of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, and under the patronage of the Italian Embassy in Bulgaria and the Sofia Municipality, as part of the Week of Italian Culture in the World. In the splendid Hall of the General Staff of the Military [..]

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A DAY OF ITALIAN CULTURE IN THE WORLD. SOFIA PAYS TRIBUTE TO LUCIO DALLA

14-10-2015
The tribute to Lucio Dalla resumes abroad promoted by the Sorrentine writer, Raffaele Lauro, through his latest narrative and filmic works. And precisely in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, on the initiative of the Italian Institute of Culture, directed by Luigina Peddi, within the Fifteenth Week of the Italian Language in the World 2015, “The Italian of music, the music of Italian”. Under the High Patronage of the President of the [..]

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SANT’AGATA SUI DUE GOLFI. A TRIBUTE TO LUCIO DALLA: ALL SPEECHES AT THE HIGHEST INTELECTUAL LEVEL

05-09-2015
The picturesque churchyard of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi held the event organized by the Pro Loco in tribute to Lucio Dalla, which involved the presentation of the biographical novel by Raffaele Lauro “Caruso The Song - Lucio Dalla and Sorrento”. The fascinating evening in a crescendo of applause and emotion, masterfully coordinated by Donato Iaccarino, the enthusiast of the music of Caruso and founder of [..]

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SANT’AGATA SUI DUE GOLFI: A TRIBUTE TO LUCIO DALLA DUING THE 15TH EDITION OF THE “SALVATORE DI GIACOMO” AWARD CEREMONY

01-09-2015
Friday, 4th September 2015 in Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi will conclude the first stage of the tour of public presentations of the biographical novel "Caruso The Song - Lucio Dalla and Sorrento" and of the documentary film "Lucio Dalla and Sorrento - Places of the Soul" by Raffaele Lauro, which started on 28 February 2015 in Sorrento (Town Hall) and continued in Rome (Senate – Palazzo della Minerva), in Cingoli (Town Hall [..]

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SORRENTO AND THE SORRENTINE PENINSULA. LAURO: THE ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER OF FERRAGOSTO 2015! THE UNTOLD ECONOMIC AND TOURIST INDUSTRY DISASTER! THINGS HAVE TO BE DONE!

20-08-2015
Urged by dozens of citizens of Sorrento and the Sorrentine Peninsula, I feel a civil but first of all a moral obligation to intervene publicly on the environmental disaster, which occurred these days in Sorrento and in the Sorrentine Peninsula: polluting the sea, endangering the health of residents (and tourists) and defacing the international image of our beloved land on the national and international media. The environmental disaster of [..]

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