Stone jumping is a traditional most famous attraction from Nias. Piles of stones about two-meters high is where a young man dressed in customary will jump over
HIGHLIGHT ON ENTERTAINMENT: A guitarist that deserves attention. His musicality, already strong at the beginning and made precious by its own sensibility, is evident even in the choice of the repertoire of his concerts.
Giordano Passini, was born in Bologna in 1986 and started to study music at 12. He started with piano and after a year passed to classical guitar.
He started studying piano and, after a year, passed on to the classical guitar with the guitarist and composer Cristian Gentilini. Then he continues the guitar studies with M° Giovanni Maselli, while continuing the theoretical study and analysis of music with M° Gentilini. In 2011 he graduated at Licinio Refice conservatory, Frosinone, Italy.
At the end of 2011 he attended, for two years, the specialization master at “ Tarrega Guitar Academy” in Pordenone with M° Paolo Pegoraro and M° Adriano Del Sal. At the same time he continues his studies with M° Giovanni Maselli.
He played concerts in important institutions and music festivals including: “Intorno alla Chitarra” Alba (CN), “Incontri chitarristici Acerrani” Acerra (NA), “Festival Paganini” Parma, “Amici della Pieve” Vergato (BO), “Concerti sotto la Luna” Costigliole d’Asti (Asti), Sala Trastevere in Rome, “Invito all’ascolto” Rastignano (BO), Solarino Guitar Festival di Siracusa, “A Passo di Musica” Sasso Marconi (BO), Tienda Ramirez (Madrid, Spain), Auditorium San Francisco (Avila, Spain), International Music Festival (Craiova, Romania), Youth Square and Music City (Hong Kong).
His debut as soloist with the orchestra performing “Fantasia para un gentilhombre” by J. Rodrigo.
During the celebrations for the Italian Republic Feast in 2014, he performed in a concert at the Italian Embassy in Albania at the presence of the highest offices of State and local Italian Ambassador in Tirana.