The ceremony for the naming of the Production Center to Raffaella Carrà was held on Tuesday afternoon at the RAI studios in via Teulada. Present for Rai were the CEO Carlo Fuortes, the president Marinella Soldi, the councilor Simona Agnes and the director of Prime Time Stefano Coletta. Representing the Carrà family were Laura Fattore, Raffaella’s historic press office for almost 20 years, and Diego Righini, coordinator of events related to the artist. «A year has passed since Raffaella Carrà left us. Much of her extraordinary career has been in Rai and it is difficult to imagine a place of this company that is not linked to her. We decided to dedicate the production center in via Teulada to her memory because Raffaella Carrà made her debut here in 1961, and again from these studies in the 1980s she conducted «Pronto Raffaella» on a daily basis.
A program that directly involved the public by introducing significant news in the way of doing TV in a time slot, that of the early afternoon, then to be explored. Anyone who has collaborated with Raffaella Carrà remembers her passion for every aspect of the work, her professional rigor, her availability towards people who were beyond the television screen. The figure of Raffaella Carrà is a heritage of Rai and the country. She is a unique personality in the Italian show business, singer, actress, dancer, presenter, showgirl, capable of speaking to spectators of all ages and for this reason we are pleased to assign her name to this historical headquarters of the company “. Thus the Rai president, Marinella Soldi, and the CEO Carlo Fuortes, who today named the production center in via Teulada after Raffaella Carrà, one year after her death. Meanwhile, Sergio Japino and the showgirl’s family also «wish to thank Rai for having dedicated their studies in Via Teulada to the memory of Raffaella. A particularly appreciated gesture because in those studies Carrà took the first successes with programs that have remained in the hearts of entire generations and which still appear incredibly current today. She is a forerunner of the times, a model for millions of women and young people to whom she has donated her courage, her free spirit, her incredible vitality. An inimitable icon yet candidly normal in her extraordinary simplicity ». «We miss him deeply – they affirm -. One year after her death, the feeling of emptiness that she has left inside each of us still makes immensely Noise … ».
July 5, 2022 – Updated July 5, 2022, 8:01 pm