Source: AVANT Festival.
AVANT Festival is a new boutique music festival showcasing the best of the natural and architectural beauty of Apulia, Southern Italy. It is designed to offer a slow, intimate experience in Italy’s heel of the booth Baroque city Lecce at best time of year with mild temperatures, sunny days and outside of peak tourist season.
Our mission is to create a familiar festival that every year unites music and travel lovers for a few days of relax, among our stunning architectural beauties and outer landscapes.
The first edition of the festival will be running on 6-7 November 2020 within the picturesque city centre and few key sea-view spots of the Adriatic and Ionian seacoasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The concerts are to be held at Castello Volante di Corigliano d’Otranto, a magic castle a few kilometers away from Lecce.
AVANT aims to bring together diverse, quality avant-garde musicians to the Baroque city of Southern Italy. They are theremin mastermind Dorit Chrysler, Raster’s sonic electronic musician Grischa Lichtenberger, Editions Mego’s experimental guitarist Julia Reidy, Italian experimental composer Donato Epiro and pop singer Lucia Manca.