After a triumphant concert at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts - China's Olympic Committee invites Canadian Giorgia Fumanti to sing in Beijing

    MONTREAL, Aug. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Following her triumph last April during a
unique concert at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts with
China's greatest tenor, Yu Qiang Dai, Italian-born Canadian soprano Giorgia
Fumanti has been invited to return to the 2008 Olympic Games host country for
the "Youth and Passion" concert that will be held at the Xiang Yun Theatre in
the Olympic Village. This spectacular concert will take place on August 12th
for the athletes and dignitaries from around the world. China's national
network, CCTV, will be broadcasting the event live for millions of television
viewers at 7pm. On the next evening, August 13th, Giorgia Fumanti will perform
at yet another major event, "Palace Of Honor" where the Gold Medal winners
will be honored. CCTV, China's main TV channel network will be broadcasting
the event live.
    Giorgia Fumanti will take advantage of her upcoming trip to China to
perform at a variety of events around the country, including promotion of her
recent CD - DVD Special Edition release "From My Heart".
    Following her trip to China, Giorgia Fumanti will travel to Italy to
perform at the Abbazia di Pomposa on August 17th, an Abbey dating from the
year 1001! Followed by yet another beautiful concert at the V. Obidos Opera
Festival in Portugal on August 23, before returning back to America for
concerts in Canada and the USA.
    Without question one of our greatest ambassadors, Ms Fumanti has already
been performing on the world's greatest stages for several years and is now
being regularly invited to take part in some of the most prestigious musical
events this planet has to offer. For instance, she toured with José Carreras
in Asia and London and performed with Lang Lang at Lake Las Vegas and recently
appeared at the Basilica Superiore di San Francesco di Assisi in Italy on July
11 for the "Nel Nome Del Cuore" (In the Name of the Heart) concert hosted by
the renowned Italian host Carlo Conti. This major event was broadcasted live
on RAIUNO and RAI International (Italy's biggest television network). On July
12, Giorgia Fumanti took part in the annual "Premio Lucchetta" award show
called "I Nostri Angeli" (Our Angels) that was also aired on RAIUNO, in
addition to many appearances in major media across Italy.

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