Being in its 35th year, kicking off the Memorial Day weekend of Charleston, Spoleto Festival has come with different path: diversify and expand and fills the small and large venues of the city from day to night with high-class music, theater, dance, opera and performance art. Consequently, listed as the top most festival of Southeast region because of its flawless scope, esteem and magnitude. Piccolo Spoleto Festival is unquestionably one of the largest and most ambitious event till date in South California.
It is also a great enhancement to the the international scope of its parent festival in 17 days including 700 events, and hence changes Charleston into a euphoric expression of literary, visual and performing arts. Further, the main aim of Piccolo Spoleto Rising Stars is to uncover the adroit South Carolinian youths between the ages of 9 and 18 with a top performance venue where their unimaginable artistic talent is recognized. Besides, all six Rising Stars programs will introduce around five to seven freshers or / and ensembles in a performance and conversation format.
The Piccolo Spoleto Festival is the official extended help of Spoleto Festival USA that fascinatingly showcases the arts to the participants in much captivating and exaggerated ways. Its customary program offerings contain classical music, visual arts exhibits, theater, jazz, dance, as well as, poetry readings, choral music, children activities, crafts and film and ethnic cultural presentations.
However, the entire credit of its production should go to the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs that makes no compromises in maintaining untouchable standards of artistic finery. Plus, it is also going unstoppable in giving the community with cheap and usually non-chargeable presentations and concerts, highlighting several community outreach programs.