Trapani, the only Sicilian city among the finalists for the title of Italian Book Capital 2024, is ready in view of the hearings which will take place via videoconference with the Ministry of Culture on January 31st starting at 9.30. The city of Trapani will be connected from the suggestive reading room of the Fardelliana Library. The hearing will be chaired by the mayor of Trapani Giacomo Tranchida, supported by the councilor for Culture, Rosalia d’Alì, and the designer of the candidacy dossier, Federico Costanza. The entire hearing will be accessible live on the Facebook page of the ministry, of the city of Trapani, of Trapani, capital of Euro-Mediterranean cultures and of the Fardelliana library. Representatives of the associations, as well as institutions and cultural operators, will attend the hearing. «This initiative reflects the commitment of the Trapani community to demonstrating its value as a cultural centre. The participation in the dossier of various cultural realities of society demonstrates the broad support and enthusiasm for the candidacy. The city is preparing to exhibit its literary and cultural qualities in the hope of obtaining recognition as the 2024 Italian Book Capital, with the final decision expected during the month of February”, reads a note from the Municipality.