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Kjara - Rimini - Italy
Kjara (Chiara Raggi) is an Italian singer-songwriter, author, guitarist and composer.
Finalist of the National Prize Bianca D’Aponte 2018 dedicated to the author song, she won the “Suoni dallʻItalia” given to her by Mariella Nava who proposed her to become part of her music label “Suoni dallʻItalia”.
He graduated, in his twenties, in Classical Guitar at the "Giovanni Lettimi" Institute of Music Studies of Rimini, he attended the Second Level Experimental Biennium (TESPI), in music direction and scenic art, at the Conservatory of Turin "Giuseppe Verdi” and graduated as “Author of Texts ” at the CET (European Center of Toscolano), founded and directed by Mogol in 2009.
She has to her credit, three albums in Italian: Molo 22 (2009), Disordine (2015), Lacrimometro (2017).
She is the interpreter and author, together with Fabiola Fenili, of the web series The Disadventures of a Singer-Songwriter [Female] who has landed in all the Cinema Multi-Rooms Giometti distributed throughout the national territory to open the animated film Disney-Pixar "Coco" and also on television on ICARO TV, digital terrestrial channel 91.
From 2 May 2018 she is author and presenter of the weekly column Singer-Songwriter [Female]: singing and saying things live every Wednesday morning at 10.00 on Icaro TV.
In March 2018, together with the guitarist Paola Selva and Fabiana Ferrandino, she gives life to the GUITAR LADIES female guitar column, a monthly insert of the magazine CHITARRA ACUSTICA in which she writes, talks and tells about guitars and guitarists.
From January 2017 Chiara joins the "musical family" of Aramini Strumenti Musicali (Bo) as an endorser for the Effedot Guitars and Leho Ukuleles brands.
In 2019 Kjara publishes his first album in Esperanto, Blua horizonto, in collaboration with FEI-Italian Esperanto Federation and Vinilkosm. She was fascinated by the musicality of the language and what it represents for her: an idea of equality and a strong and unique expressive freedom.
Kjara (Chiara Raggi) founded this year the new independent recording label Musica di Seta (Italian for Silk Music), which is dedicated to the publishing, marketing, and promotion of albums written and sung by female singers.
Its goal is to create a place where female singers find access to work that respects music and human beings. In addition to the publishing house, there is an online magazine and event organization specifically designed to form a live and active community entirely dedicated to music by female singers.
Mozaiko is Kjara’s new song translated / adapted into Esperanto by Federico Gobbo, which officially appears as a single on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, two years after her first Esperanto album on the day commemorating the death of Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof, the founder of Esperanto.
Close to the Universal Esperanto Congress, which will take place this year in Turin (Italy), in which KJARA will participate with a musical concert on August 3, 2023, his new EP in Esperanto will be released on July 25.
After the success of last year, when she won the first edition of the "Eurovision of Minority Languages" with the song Mozaiko, Kjara returns to sing in Esperanto and does so with new elements.
For the first time, the singer-songwriter from Rimini leaves her guitar in its case and creates an intimate and intense four-title EP, just piano and voice, whose title is Nuda (Naked).
With her, the pianist - compatriot - Simone Migani.
The translations are again by Federico Gobbo.
To learn more about Kjara:
Kjara's Fan Club: https://www.facebook.com/kjarafangrupo
Click on his albums to listen to or download them.
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