First the kids with their Midnight White, then the sport. Summer arrives in Parabiago and coloring the downtown streets on Saturday, June 11th they thought sports clubs and their athletes thanks to the showcase offered by the White Night of Sportbrought the city of footwear back to life for the 14th time after the stoppage imposed by the pandemic on an evening of celebration based on music, magic, good food, ponies, vintage cars and above all demonstrations and sports performances.
“We know how important sport is and the importance of different sports – Mayor Raffaele Cucchi emphasized during the opening ceremony of the White Night of Sport, thanking the sports associations that took part in the evening of celebration, the athletes, their coaches and the families who give them support, and watching many associations gathered here with so many guys is very nice, because they are the spice of our life. Welcome everyone and thank you for joining this event – an event that we believe is very important because thanks to you there is the possibility of reviving the streets of the city showing your disciplines, your skills and your ability ”.
The event began at 7 pm in Piazza della Vittoria with thehoisting of the flag in front of the town hall. From here the procession to Maggiolini Square for the traditional inaugural show of the White Night of Sport, with the parade open for more than 30 vintage cars in front of more than a thousand athletes from the city’s sports clubs, accompanied by the Musical Body of San Lorenzo conducted by Giovanni Savastio. On the stage of the city’s “living room,” then, it was staged opening show choreographed by Arteritmica, JF Dance Art, Novakovic Dance School and Passione Danza.
Afterwards, performances and shows continued throughout the evening in various parts of the city. Arteritmica performed in Piazza Maggiolini and, along with the many sports clubs present, also entertained the audience. a magician and his soap bubbles, a place for electronic gamesmartial arts and rugby and dance performances with the JF Dance Art and the Avis and Amici del Blu viewpoints.
In Piazza Mercato, on the other hand, the attraction was the historic cars of the association Il Villoresi and the Music from the 70’s and 80’s of Radio Punto di San Vittore Olona, while in the parking lot of via Sant’Antonio the dance school Novakovic performed and along San Crispino proposed the company Shark Fighter high-level martial arts accompanied by music. The White Night of Sport has also “invaded” via Brisa, where the Rancilio Museum has exhibited historic coffee machineswhile in the library the students of the Passione Danza school performed in a show that also served as the end-of-year writing and next to it there was space for group dances of the Gallacounrty company, which taught the public the first steps in the country, and the poni of New Reading Club that allowed the little ones to climb the “pony Pippo”.
The ASD Kankudojo station was also in the library area, while the theater company “Dove dare le Aquile” together with the Via IV Novembre school staged their repertoire. Crivelli Park, on the other hand, was dressed in white and transformed into a large holistic park with 12 viewpoints, and in via Santa Maria as well as in the GS San Lorenzo Calcio refreshment station a relay race of various athletics clubs. Finally, Villa Corvini has been recreated a museum of the underwear of the “besavia”. and a representative assembly of the event “AD 1339: Medieval Village A Parabiago” in April with the miniatures of the primary school of via Brescia and the works of the school of via IV november.