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Sconfinare Festival

Cultural Festival
15-17 October 2020

Piazza del Sole, Bellinzona

What is a border? What does the ambivalence of this category, which we use every day to define ourselves and the world we live in, consist of and depend on? The wall that circumscribes, protects and guards is a guarantee of stability and security. But what has it meant, in the course of the geopolitical history of mankind, to be on the other side or this side of a wall? And what happens when the ambivalent value of this 'wall' even projects itself inside our home, transforming it from an ideal symbol of warmth and intimacy to a synonym of imprisonment and confinement? 

These and many others are the questions at the heart of Sconfinare, a new, fresh and contemporary festival through which the City of Bellinzona wants to invite you to reflect and, at the same time, to cross over into the world of the arts, music, cinema and improvisation. An action, that of trespassing, of which perhaps today, in the aftermath of a global pandemic that has made palpable borders whose existence we did not even suspect, we need more than ever.


Thursday 15th October

Kudurru: the task of art is to trespass

Talk with the artist Mustafa Sabbagh
18:00, Piazza del Sole
Free entrance, places available 80

West of the Jordan River by Amos Gitai

Film projection
20:45, Piazza del Sole
Tickets: full price CHF 10 / students, AHV, IV CHF 8
/ free CCB members

Friday 16th October

Shine Bright Like a Diamond. Hip-Hop Show by Diamonds Crew

19:00, Piazza del Sole
Free entrance, places available 80

Urban Live Painting by SoFreeSo

edited by Urbanova Associazione
from 18:00, Piazza dal Sole
Free entrance

Dj set: Lazy Marf
DJ Lazy Marf's music will be the background music to
the whole Friday evening

Saturday 17th October

Beyond the wall:
eight hours, eight glances, one square

from 10:00, Piazza del Sole

Simultaneously with Beyond the wall

Limits and boundaries. Architectural walk

Hours 10:00-12:00 / 13:00-15:00
Compulsory registration at
[email protected] or on 058 203 17 00
By Friday 16th October
Number of places available 30

The sixth degree walls. Fiorenza De Donatis in

8:45 pm, Piazza del Sole
Tickets: full price CHF 20 / students, AHV, IV CHF 18
Advance sale at the OTR Bellinzonese counter and
Upper Ticino located in the Town Hall Court,
or at the cash desk on the evening of the event