Calabriasona: The Behike MORO won the National Prize "FOLK & WORLD-New Generations" at LI UCCI FESTIVAL in SALENTO
The Youth Calabrian Behike Moro of the Scuderia Calabria Sona, already winners in 2017 of Grand Prix Manente, win in Puglia the prize National "Folk & World-New Generations", conceived by Antonio Melegari, Giordano Sangiorgi and Marco Bartolini. The award is organized by Li Ucci Festival, folk Music School in Forlimpopoli, the music in Aie di Castel Raniero, with the patronage of Mei – Meeting labels Independent and it-Folk with the collaboration of Blogfoolk, dedicated to Italian experiences under 35 in folk and world music.
has just Past the eighth edition of "LI UCCI FESTIVAL ", in Cutrofiano Municipality of almost 9 thousand inhabitants that is located in Salento Greece at about Thirty kilometers from Lecce, the festival, organized by the Association South Ethnic culture and the commune of Cutrofiano, with the artistic direction and Organization of Antonio Melegari and the patronage, among others, of Mibac, Regione Puglia, Province of Lecce, Istituto Diego Carpitella and the support of Various public and private partners, recalls not only the singers of "Li Ucci", Historical group Salentino (guided by Uccio Aloisi, Uccio Bandello and Narduccio Vergaro) Guardian of the "Stornelli", of the Songs of love and work but also A whole generation of singers capable of handing down the popular heritage Salentino.
Saturday, September 15th the festival also ended with the concert-event of the band Behike Moro who won the prize National. The group, coming from Montebello Ionian, in the province of Reggio Calabria, born at the beginning of 2017 guided by the idea of composing music Drawing rhythms and melodies from the Calabrian tradition mixed with sonority Typically flamenco and a pop-rock sound. The band symbol is a slice Circular bergamot, a typical fruit that grows only in Calabria. The Behike Moro are part of the circuit Calabria Sona
The selection, for The National Folk Prize & World, has involved groups and experiences From all over Italy, was carried out on the basis of the actual A proposal of folk and world music, to musical quality, to the originality of And their functionality in a live performance, the ability to Interpretation of the number of elements and the immediacy of the Message. The Folk and World Award "new Generations "has been assigned to this young Calabrian group. Giuseppe Marasco general manager of Calabria Sona is satisfied and tells us: "I Our artists receive national consensus and thanks to our reality We are able to arouse interest and always generate news to expand the Music of our land creating contamination and collaborations with large National and international Realities ". Moreover, the Behike Moro were invited to Music in the AIE in Faenza in May 2019.