Wow!   What a WONDERFUL WONDERFUL  ‘XMAES’ Concert !

The singers and musicians were excellent and really got us in the mood for Christmas.  Fantastico!


A HUGE THANK YOU !   to you  GiOel ( Eleonora Giovannardi) and Fabio Crociati  and everyone involved with Talia e la Valigia delle Idee  and your friends and supporters for all your enthusiasm and hard work to make sure that the concert happened and was such a success.

Band members Sam, Costa & Nick  and singers Caitlin, Nicola & Shakira were excellent  and the friendly, warm atmosphere created was appreciated and enjoyed by everyone.

The venue RichMix was really good – ideal for this concert.

MAES Therapy would also like to sincerely thank all the Companies whose sponsorship made the concert possible.




A special live music act, including Christmas Carols and international songs, a stand-up comedy act and much more!

Christmas is Always a magic moment of the year!   There are certain things that Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without. Mince pies, Santa hats, Christmas jumpers and of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without coming together with friends and family to sing favourite Carols and Christmas songs!



A wonderful charity night of Christmas Carols with singer Gioel and special guests, to raise money for MAES Therapy and Cittadinanza Onlus.

All proceeds support MAES Therapy

and the daily centre of Cittadinanza in Vellore



Gioel and her band are raising money for  MAES Therapy,  that supports children with Cerebral Palsy and neurodevelopmental movement disorders to achieve their maximum potential by providing them the highest quality specialist physical therapy.

Proceeds will also go to Cittadinanza Onlus, an Italian charity supporting a day care centre in Vellore, India,  offering rehabilitation and assistance to children and young people with severe neurological disabilities



Gioel is the acronym of the Italian songwriter/singer GIOvannardi ELeonora.

In Italy Eleonora Giovannardi had the pleasure to share the stage with the most famous Italian artists. She is a strong supporter of children charities.

Main Voice:  Gioel

Backing Vocals:  Caitlin Swanton, Nicola Avino and Shakira Rattrai

Guitar:  Fabio Crociati

Piano:  Sam Rossini

Bass Guitar:  Costa Tancredi

Drums:  Nick Marangoni


“Our music is EMOTION and if it can be used to give a smile to people less fortunate than us,  the emotion we feel is JOY!     Gioel



Rich Mix is East London’s independent arts centre, offering a full programme of cinema, live music, theatre, dance, spoken word, comedy, family activities and exhibitions,

RichMix,  35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London  E1 6LA