Charleston, South Carolina – As we already reported yesterday, the Spoleto Festival started on Friday and is set to last until June 12. The event was cancelled in 2020 and was reduced to only 25% last year, but this year is the 46th season of the festival and will run with full capacity.
As every year, the award-winning festival is a great opportunity for everyone to spend some quality time with friends and family, but also great opportunity for the local economy. As usual, the festival will offer opera, theater, dance and a variety of music performances in the upcoming period and it pose a great chance for everyone to feel the real spirit of Spoleto, Italy.
The organizers expect nearly 50,000 people to visit the festival until mid-June. In addition, the whole area is expected to benefit from the event adding a total of $43 million to the area’s economy. This includes money spent for accommodation, restaurants and different kinds of other activities.
Organizers said there’s plenty to see at this year’s festival.
“We have three operas this year, and they’re wildly beautiful,” Spoleto Festival USA spokesperson Jenny Ouellette said. “For people who love opera or people who are curious about opera. We have many dance performances. We have theater performances, Bluegrass in the Sistern Yard, Jazz in the Sistern Yard.”
The organizers informed the attendees that face masks will be required for all indoor events.
Those interested in attending the festival, are encouraged to visit the festival’s website to check out the schedule and buy tickets.