On the occasion of Carnival and Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14 February 2021 the Italian Theater and Dance Company was hired by the New Association of via del Babuino in Rome to animate the Roman center with a dancing parade starting from the renowned Piazza di Spagna, crossed the historic via del Babuino to arrive in Piazza del Popolo.
The participation of 30 little dancers of the Company who, together with the professionals invited for the event, danced to the notes of the most famous classical composers: Tchaikovsky at the forefront with his Concerto op23, extracts from The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, Delibes , Verdi, Shostakovich, Prokofiev …. And given the circumstance the famous Paganini’s ‘Carnival of Venice’ could not be missed.
Surrounding, of great scenographic effect, 10 couples of historical dancers in nineteenth-century dress, 1860 style, who between Waltzes, Marches and Contraddances catapulted the audience into a dreamy, fairy-tale atmosphere.
‘Kisses’ is the title of the event. For the occasion, the street, via del Babuino, was decorated with photos of the most famous ‘Kisses’ in the history of cinema.