AGIMUS is a cultural association that operates in the field of music and art at national level through numerous sections located in the main Italian cities. The headquarters are in Rome. Founded in 1949 by the Ministry of Education's Artistic Education Inspectorate, the Association carries out its activities under the High Patronage of the Ministry of Education, the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. The Padua section of the .GI.MUS. has been present in the territory since October 1994, the inauguration date of the First Concert Season, at the Salon of Palazzo Zacco Armeni, headquarters of the Circolo Ufficiali di Presidio (now the Unified Circle of the Italian Army) in Prato della Valle. It has been direct since its opening by M ° Elia Modenese and by Professor Elisabetta Gesuato. During these 25 years of activity, AGIMUS has offered citizenship to prestigious concert halls (Palazzo Zacco-Armeni, Palazzo Zabarella, Palazzo Liviano - Giants Room, Studio Theologico del Santo, Auditorium Pollini) Italian and foreign musicians talented, winners of International Musical Competitions, graduated from the best Academies of High Performing Music in Italy and abroad. Russian cellist Cyril Rodin, first prize at the Ciaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, Russian violinist Natalia Lomeiko, first prize at the Paganini International Competition in Genoa and Ciaikovsky in Moscow, German pianist Martin Helmchen, First Prize at the International Clara Competition Haskil "(Switzerland). For several years AGIMUS has hosted in its Season the performance of some prodigal children. We remember the twelve-year-old violinist from Taiwan, Liao PeiWen, from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, the 13-year-old Austrian Marie Isabel Kropfitsch from the Vienna Music University, hosted by Piero Angela's RAI program on musical talent. The A.GI.MUS. organizes each year the important "Concorso Internazionale di esecuzione Musicale", "Premio Città di Padova", at the fifteenth edition, dedicated to the instrumental sections of bows, winds, pianos and chamber ensembles. The prestigious section for soloists and symphonic orchestra is always a great success. The final test, open to the public, is held at the Auditorium Pollini in Padua. In recent years, talented musicians have been awarded for their inclusion in the national and international concert scene. The latest 2017 edition of the International Competition, the fifteenth, was attended by over 200 contestants from 32 countries around the world: the Czech Republic, South Korea, Romania, the United States, China, Austria, Spain, Vietnam, Canada, Germany Croatia, France, Norway, Poland, Japan, Taiwan, Ukraine, Serbia, Russia, Hungary, Albania, Venezuela, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Latvia, New Zealand, Finland, Bulgaria, Lithuania Italian regions. A success that has made the city of Padua the protagonist of the cultural and musical pole of the northeast. The A.GI.MUS. in recent years he has organized events and events of great artistic and cultural interest in Padua and the province in collaboration with the City of Padua and the Department of Cultural and Entertainment Policies, with prestigious symphony orchestras and international dance companies hosted at the Green Theater of Padua (Night Dance and New Year's Eve at Theater) and Auditorium Pollini with great public and critical success. The following symphonic orchestras and international dances were invited: Moscow Symphonic Orchestra, Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra (Romania), Ladies Sofia Orchestra, Verona Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, Russian State Ballet "I Cosacchi del Don ", Bulgarian National Ballet, National Ballet of Georgia, Bulgarian Dreams Dancers, Government Caucasus" Kabardinka "State Accademic Dance Company, Imperial Russian Dance Company, Ballet of the Opera House of Bucharest, Ballet of Sofia Opera House, Russian State Ballet of Moscow, Russian Ballet of Volga, Royal Mongolian Ballet, Ballet Nueva Cuba, Ballet Flamenco Espanol, Tango Rouge Company, Hungarian State Folk Ensemble.