Everything is ready for the Chieti Calcio Centennial Festival scheduled for Saturday, June 18. An event that will unite the whole city: part of the Angelini Stadium, culminating in Malta Square with a musical show dedicated to Danny Manzo, the drummer who grew up in Chieti, who died prematurely yesterday due to an illness.
This morning the presentation in the Municipality with the organizers of the Committee of the Centenary of Chieti Calcio, the Deputy Mayor Paolo De Cesare, the Councilor for Sports Manuel Pantalone, the former footballer Stefano Sgherri, Emanuele La Plebe Cellini, of the events.
“We have found great support from the administration for this event organized by the committee and the Volpi curve – therefore the chairman of the committee Stefano Marchionno – an obligation to start with the old glories of theatrical football and beyond, in Angelini Stadium from 4 pm, we will move to Piazza Valignani: at 19:22 (year of birth of Chieti Calcio) will begin the procession of the Volpi Curve, preceded by children and young people from football schools Chieti Calcio Femení and Ssd Città di Chieti, which, in Corso Marrucino and via Arniense, will take the people of Neroverde to Piazza Malta. ultra gangs that, for the last forty years, have never lacked support for the colors green and black, the old glories that have participated in the Old Black Green Heart Party, remember the Neroverdi Angels, a special mention for Alessandro Luciani, who died recently ent and the extracts of prizes made available to the organizers for the fans present in the square. From 9.30 pm onwards, the Chieti Artists will alternate on the Chieti stage, that is, between 10 musical groups and individual singers who have accepted the invitation of the Volpi Committee and Curve and, under the artistic direction and direction of ‘Emanuele La Plebe, they played. until late at night. “
“It will be a party for the city and full of colors that have made our hearts beat for a hundred years – so the Deputy Mayor Paolo De Cesare -, a long party that from Chieti Scalo will arrive in Malta Square, with a procession involving the Committee, athletes, fans and citizens. Thanks to the Committee that is doing an important job for our colors, driving the centennial events. The City Council is working to ensure the maximum success of the Festival, at a specific time such as the one we are experiencing, due to the corporate change that will ensure that Chieti maintains a position in the league and continues to grow, with the aim of bigger, as we all expect. “
“The party will be the symbol of a great team game, beautiful and important in the year of the centenary – so the Councilor for Sports Manuel Pantalone – as an Administration we have tried to do everything in our power to be part of the acts. Chieti is the heritage of our city and also from the latest corporate developments, beyond the direct responsibilities, we have felt a great responsibility in order to facilitate a path that leads to sports continuity. We are confident and optimistic, meanwhile the invitation is to enjoy this party together with the city. “
“I am honored to be playing again with my former teammates at the Angelini field – that’s why former footballer Stefano Sgherri – a competition between old glories who took part in the professional championships between 2000 and 2001. The players who, until now, have confirmed their presence are: Gabriele Consorti, Gabriele Morganti, Mauro Picconi, Vincenzo Feola, Mimmo Presicci, Giovanni Pagliari, Emidio Sabatelli, Oscar Di Matteo, Emiliano Di Meo, Fabio Corneli, Antonio Lancioni, Arturo De Pedri, Roberto Santarelli, Alessandro Battisti , Fabio Grosso, Max Barni, Peppe Aquino, Maurizio Tacchi, Fabio Rutolo, Luca Alidori, Francesco Marchetti, Michele Padolecchia, Nicola Bellandrini, but also the sisters Giada and Giulia Di Camillo, pillars of Chieti Calcio for women. Alessandro Lucarelli has also confirmed his presence on the bench, with the boys and girls from the city of Chieti and the women’s football school coming down at 4pm. In the match, we hope that with the presence of Fabio Grosso as well, the cup will be dedicated to the winner and then together we will open the procession to the party ”.
“The musical evening that will accompany the party in Malta Square will be dedicated to Danny Manzo – that’s why Emanuele La Plebe, who will be in charge of the animation – there are 35 artists, all from Teatina, there must also have been the Second Opera historical. battery group that died prematurely yesterday. It will be an evening with the heart in the center: we celebrate the colors that matter to us, but we will also remember a citizen, a person who grew up in the neighborhood of Santa Maria, also dedicating this party to Denny. We will open with the video he recorded before he fell ill, “You are there”, which will be followed by many musicians who wanted to be there to pay tribute to the cause of the centenary: Luca Luciani, Diego Regina, Tin Foil, Neb, Augusto. Ottaviano & Loriana Salamida, Giulia D’Orazio, Stefano Giannini & Cristiano Marrone, Les Sauvages, el Pentàgon, Giada Serraiocco, Alfonso Salvati. There will also be Marcella Di Pasquale, live from The Voice, who will be with me on stage and we will also have our DJ Giulio Bene. An evening dedicated to Chieti, to the musicians and people of Chieti, remembering him too ”.
“Artists of Chieti for Chieti and for the city, it will be a beautiful party – concludes councilor Valerio Giannini – an event that brings together all the active forces of the city, we will see a great synergy, even with the fans who are the engine, with the Centennial Events Commission, which with enthusiasm, passion, energy and the support of the administration, will give full meaning to this event. “