Valentina Casalena
She was born in Ascoli Piceno (Italy), she’s an Electronic Engineer who has been working in Telecommunication field.

She has been married with Andrea Parodi, a great Sardinian singer who prematurely passed on 2006. He’s considered one of the greatest Voices in Italy and in the world.

Since there Valentina dedicates her work and energies in the Foundation titled to her husband, in order to continue the message that Andrea Parodi has been spreading during his life: to enhance and spread the minority idioms and cultures through music and art., since Andrea has been singing in Sardinian idiom for almost his life.

Each year Andrea Parodi Foundation organizes the unique Italian World Music Award: „Premio Andrea Parodi“, which guests artists from allover the world, who sing in their own idiom and bring their own culture.