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Triumph Group organizes Cortina 2021 opening

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Corty, mascot of Cortina 2021; photo credit: Fondazione Cortina 2021

Triumph Group International together with Fondazione Cortina 2021 is organizing the Opening Ceremony of the Alpine World Ski Championships, due to be held in Cortina d’Ampezzo Sunday 7 February 2021 and transmitted on Rai2 in Eurovision at 18,00, with millions of viewers from around the world tuned in to see the live transmission. The show will feature Italian rock stars Gianna Nannini and Francesco Gabbani.

An imaginative story will retrace the history of world championship skiing in 75 minutes and illuminate the uniqueness of Italy, of Veneto and of the Dolomites, with an explosion of engaging impressions and emotions, according to global event organiser Triumph Group International.

The show that will kick off the two weeks of World Championships from 8 to 21 February, organised by Fondazione Cortina 2021 in collaboration with Triumph Group International.

"With the Alpine Ski World Championships we will honour our country", comments Alessandro Benetton, President of Fondazione Cortina 2021: "On 7 February the best version of Italy will go on stage, with the whole world watching: The Italy that knows how to work as a team, that looks to the future with confidence, that is not afraid in the face of adversity, but that rises to the challenge and achieves its goals. Our hope is that from the unparalleled scenery of Queen of the Dolomites, a message of hope and rebirth can reach the world, based on the healthy and constructive values of sport and the mountain."

"The inaugural appointment of Cortina 2021 represents a fundamental moment for the entire creative industry, which is demonstrating its resilience and confirming its strategic importance for the economy of our country. This great sports event will be an important showcase for Made in Italy", comments Maria Criscuolo, Chairwoman of Triumph Group International.

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