While World Cup Championship was getting started without the Italian football team, Viva! Festival named is second edition ITALIA’18 in order to give the Itria Valley and its audience five charming nights.
Con una lineup che offre un approccio transglobale ai nuovi suoni arrivano artisti tra i più apprezzati e influenti del A transglobal lineup gives voice to brand-new sounds with influential artists of the likes of Sampha (for the first time in Italy) Jamie XX, Arca, Call Super, Carla Dal Forno, Goldie, Helena Hauff, Iceage, John Maus, The Black Madonna and the italian Star Liberato.
In this second edition the closing event was relocated on the coast, with a concert at sunrise which is meant to become a kind of ritual: guest star at Viva! 2018 is Francesco Tristano.
4 July, Ostuni
“why local community needs Festivals” with Alfonso Lanza Garcia (Primavera Sound Festival), Sergio Ricciardone (Club to Club), Cesare Veronico (Puglia Sounds)- Host Carlo Pastore
5 July, Martina Franca
“Why music STILL needs a different KIND OF radio” with Lele Sacchi (dj Radio 2), Francesco Quarna (Radio Deejay), Giorgio Valletta (Radio Raheem), Fabio De Luca (The Tuesday Tapes)- Host Carlo Pastore
6 July, Cisternino
“Reserve music as a protected area to share information” with Luca Sofri (Il Post), Christian Rocca (La Stampa), Giovanni Ansaldo (Internazionale), Damir Ivic (Soundwall), Chiara Longo (Rockit) – Host Nur Al Habash
7 July, Alberobello
Viva! talks: artists meet fans – Nu Guinea talks with Fabio De Luca