Established in 2018, Artópia is a non-profit organization that aims to promote international artistic exchanges with a distinct italian cultural identity. The association expresses its vision through outreach and organization of artistic events that engage multiple cultures and cross-fertilization of disciplines; It is driven to create, innovate and inspire with trailblazing programs that experiment with and stimulate synesthesia of ideas.
Sicily International Piano Festival & Competition
Hosted by Artópia in partnership with the Cultural Councilor for the Municipality of Catania, the Sicily International Piano Festival & Competition will take place from January 18 to 26, 2019 in the city of Catania, the East Coast Capital of Sicily. The festival aims to foster artistic education and performance with a cross-pollination of italian history, architecture and gastronomy, while the competition is devoted to encouraging young talents and discovery of emerging pianists.