Who is Andrea Lorini, the tightrope walker who walks 140 meters between Unicredit Tower and Bosco Verticale

He defines himself as “the only Italian infantryman specialized in crossing at great heights.” Andrea Loriniborn in Turin in 1975, passed Friday May 26 from Unicredit Tower to Bosco Verticale, walking on a stretched cable 140 metres (here is the interview) 205 meters distance Among the skyscrapers of Porta Nuova, accompanied by the music of the composer and pianist Caesar Beck.


Graduated in Theoretical Philosophy, in 1997 he started working in street theater. Since 2006, he has dedicated himself to cable-walking at great heights, and then he approaches the practice of deepening Zen meditation in Japan. in the course of his search, Combines tightrope walking zen. Lorini has already walked hanging in the air in several cities, including Turin, Bologna, Rome, Venice, Florence, Genoa, Brescia and Trieste, as well as abroad (Switzerland, Serbia, Israel, Thailand and Japan). He is a trainer and speaker for universities, banks, multinational corporations and corporations. He works to give life in Italy to Tightrope Walking Research Center In collaboration with the University of Milano Bicocca.


In 2011, Lorini did the most extreme downhill, 26 degrees from 0 to 30 meters in Lodi. In the same year, he founded italian wire walking log, It stretches between the hills of Pena and Pili, in the sky of Benabili (Emilia-Romagna): 250 meters long, 90 meters high from the ground. The crossing over the Tiber River in Rome, next to the Castel Sant’Angelo Bridge, from 2017.

the festival

The International Festival of Street Theater and Circus Arts in this edition is dedicated to 80 years of «little princeby Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. There are offers like that for Yoann Bourgeois Art CompanyHe is the same one who signed the bids for the exhibition Marco Mengoni in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Argentine-Spanish air theater company also arrived in Milan for the first time Pooja group!With the evening exhibition “The Prince Among the Planets – Asteroid B612”, which tells the story of the Little Prince at an altitude of 40 meters above the Earth’s surface. Also debuting was “Bauci” commissioned by Bam and entrusted to Compagnia Quattrox4 which pays homage to “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino.

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