There is a festive atmosphere in Tolentino, a Marche village, a treasure trove of art and history. It is here, in the province of Macerata, that Miss Italy on Wednesday 16 June will set off again to offer her contribution to the return to normalcy after months of suffering and hardship. It starts from beauty. As in 1946, the year of the birth of the Republic and the vote for women, when Dino Villani called his contest with the name of Miss Italy, which resumed its activity after three years of interruption: this was also a sign of the return to freedom. The girls who have signed up for the new edition so far are 9722. And all the regions are preparing to schedule casting and selections.
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The Marches appointment, in which the anti Covid rules still in force will be respected, is in Piazza della Libertà where Martina Sambucini, Miss Italy 2020, will be the godmother of the event. The tricolor dress worn by the Roman miss will be an auspicious message for the restart. Twenty girls participating in the election of Miss Tolentino and the two places of honor on the podium. The evening will be conducted by Marco Zingaretti, who has been linked for years to the organization of Miss Italia in this region where the pain for the death of Mimmo Del Moro has not yet subsided. It is the first time, after 40 years, that his guide is missing, however, entrusted to competent and passionate people. Anita Bartolomei, eight years old, winner of the latest edition of the Zecchino D’oro with “Custodi del mondo”, a piece written by Simone Cristicchi and Gabriele Ortenzi, will perform on the stage in Tolentino. Another moment of the show is entrusted to Marco Feliciani, singer-songwriter, aka Mani, from Ancona, in the ranking on the most followed digital platforms. The other selections in the Marche: July 9 in Petritoli (FM), July 18 in Roccafluvione (AP), 24 in Genga (AN) and the next day in Pedaso (FM). The regional finals already on the calendar: July 31st in Montegiorgio (FM), August 16th Numana (AN), 18th in Cingoli (MC).