Three “stellar” days in Porto Antico with the Sports Festival

Genoa. From Friday the 20th to Sunday the 22nd of May, three “stellar” days based on sport, movement, well-being and friendship. The countdown is over and the Sports Festival at the Porto Antico in Genoa is about to begin.

For 23 years, Stelle nel Sport has been promoting events, meetings and activities for to spread the culture and values ​​of sport throughout Liguria. A daily commitment with sports federations and associations, schools and institutions, made under the auspices of Coni and Cip Liguria with the sponsorship and support of the Liguria region and the municipality of Genoa.

Not only a showcase for all the sporting realities of Liguria, but also and above all a tool to bring young people closer to sport, promote integration and inclusion and make the “network” that each year supports significantly. the Gigi Ghirotti Association.

The Festa dello Sport is the result of a whole year of work. The result of a great team match with Porto Antico and numerous partners, all united by a passion for sports and a desire to promote their practice and values.

This year we celebrate ours 23rd Gala of the Stars. An evening of sports and entertainment that will raise funds for the Association chaired by prof. Henriquet. He will be with Michele Corti on stage for the first time Lucia Anselmi, sports journalist for La Spezia, with Dazn for two years. Participation in the ceremony is free but reservations must be made by writing to A direct donation can be made to Ghirotti volunteers, also helping to win an MSC cruise for 2 people.

To open the evening Dario Ayala and Alice Righetti, performer of synergy, a circus school and acrobatic disciplines active in Genoa since 2014, which will perform a spectacular acrobatic performance on the flying pole and air belts. The highest institutional and sports authorities will be present at the stops. Will be Sílvia Salis, Deputy Vice President of Coni, three times awarded among the stars of his career. First participation instead for Pierre Brunonational rugby team, i Vanni Oddera, freestyle motocross world champion. The link will be in video Federica Brignone and the “golden sailors” Roger Tita I Caterina Banti. Also on stage the Paralympic champion, Francesco Bocciardogreat witness of Stelle in Sport in schools and with the SportAbility project.

“Participation is our strength!” Miquel Corti, creator of the project. “After the usual, careful and listening work, the stars of 2022 have been chosen by more than 150,000 votes. 6475 documents came out of the schools in the context of School competition “The Beauty of Sport”.. More than 50 institutes involved throughout Liguria: an extraordinary result. He Nicali Photographic Award – Iren collected 364 “shots” of joy and love for sport. “The winners will be awarded at the Festa dello Sport on Saturday 21 (11:00) in the Piazza delle Feste with the participation of two champions of the caliber of Paola Fraschini i Edoardo Stochino.

Again in synergy with Coni Liguria the School Olympics, with more than 500 students taking part in the activities in Piazza delle Feste. Stelle nel Sport has also supported the regional school office for the organization of the student championships, the Porto Antico Lions for the Baby Marathon and the Ficsf Liguria for the Rowing Palio. As is tradition, in the heart of the piazzale mandraccio, there will be the Stars Area to educate in sports with numerous disciplines proposed by qualified instructors. More than 100 performances on the Festival stage.

Numerous events, many witnesses “coming out on the field” with the youngsters: Pierre Bruno meets rugby players on Friday (5pm), Viviana Bottaro “Teach” karate on Saturday afternoon while Francesco Flachi he will talk about himself on stage and then play with the boys. He will also be in the field on Sunday morning Christian Puggioni in the beautiful integrated football tournament.

Beautiful synergy also with Primazona Fiv which offers numerous activities to start the countdown The Ocean Race while Saturday will be a special holiday for Jet Ski Therapy Champions who will be able to experience the emotions aboard the jet ski of the seven-time world champion. Fabio Incorvaia.

Three stellar days also thanks to the Gymnastics Festival and Auxilium Day which will shine on Saturday afternoon in the Piazza delle Feste while on Sunday afternoon there will be a show with figure skating and sport dancing.

A winning mix of activities, events, disciplines to try and emotions to share with an important, even historic charity mission. Funds will be raised in support of the Gigi Ghirotti Association at the Gala delle Stelle and the Festa dello Sport. The big news is the “star lottery“With a magnificent MSC cruise for two people at stake. Tickets will be available at the Stelle nella Sport / Gigi Ghirotti stand for three days.

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