Internazionale a Ferrara 2015- Sams ‘K Lejah on Burkina Faso, postcolonialism and music | ANGELO BOCCATO
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to submit to you attention a new interview from the festival Internazionale a Ferrara 2015, with the Burkina Faso musician and activist Sams ‘K Lejah.
Internazionale a Ferrara- a retrospective | ANGELO BOCCATO
Good morning! I was in Ferrara, in Northern Italy last week end and I had the chance to meet many journalists, artists, activists from all over the planet during the festival Internazionale a Ferrara.
Internazionale is an Italian weekly magazine that brings the best contents of the international press translated for the Italian public and a lot of original content as well.
Since 2007, the magazine organises an impressive Festival in the wonderful city of Ferrara, putting together writers, journalists, poets and so on from the four corners of the world.
The interviews that I have made will be published soon, but in the meantime you may have a look at a selection of interviews that I have realised with the cultural association NADiRinforma during the previous editions of the Festival.
Expo 2015 in Milan has closed its gates on October 31. While the event has been portrayed as a ‘business card’ for Milan, the whole of Italy and PM Matteo Renzi’s government, protests against the event have taken place in the city for years, led by the No Expo Movement.
The activism in the city was also portrayed by the Italian multimedia photojournalist Matteo Congregalli in a piece with a clear title, Milan Burning.
Following the events of 1st May 2015, the No Expo Movement has been discredited by the mainstream media and the political debate. This media-political operation managed to silence the debate on corruption and on the event’s impact on the city.