The famous artist Juga di Prima is going to perform live at the opening ceremony of the Candidates Tournament 2022 in Madrid. FIDE commented, “We’re happy to announce that Juga di Prima will perform live at the Opening Ceremony of the FIDE Candidates Tournament and premiere her new song, “Open Files”” The opening ceremony of the FIDE Candidates will be invitational only, so just a handful of chess fans will be able to see the performance live. Later the same day, Juga di Prima will give a concert at Sala Clamores on June 25, 18:00, open to all chess fans in Madrid. More on the Candidates: Candidates Chess 2022 / Candidates 2022 pairings / Live games Candidates 2022 Candidates Chess Round 1, June 17: Duda – Rapport, Ding Liren – Nepomniachtchi, Caruana – Nakamura, Radjabov – Firouzja
The first song of Juga di Prima, “Oh, Capablanca”, received a warm welcome in the chess community and was performed at the closing of the Chess Olympiad in Batumi in 2018. This time, it will be the first item in the Candidates Tournament Opening Ceremony program in Madrid.