April 29, 2020 Italian Language Meetiing
April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
When: April 29, 2020
Speaker: Gianfranco Foddai
About the Speaker:
Gianfranco comes from Tissi, with a population of 2000, located in the north-west area of Sardegna (Sardinia). He moved to Seattle on November 2017, after having married his wife Jen. He has been working as a professional musician since he was on his 20s. Nowadays, he teaches music for Fingerprint School of Music in Seattle, performs with a bunch of local artists, and enjoys spending a lot of time with his one year old daughter Lucille.
About the Presentation:
The talk will start with a very brief introduction about Sardinia’s most characteristic aspects. After that Gianfranco will talk about Sardinia geography and how it has helped to preserve its unique culture, history and art, at least before mass media. The talk will finish with a short music performance of a couple Sardinian popular songs.