The press starts to feel attracted to this event and to the GFF's special atmosphere, despite its initial diffidence. The "Il Mattino" the most popular and important newspaper of the South of Italy, gives a lot f spaceand credit to the event thanks to the reports from the Festival.
RAI discovers the Festival too and dedicates its first coverage to it. There are no hotelsin Giffoni therefore the monastey of father capucchins is turned into a guest house to better host all the guests. The actors ANTONELLA LUALDI and STELVIO CIPRIANI are the main guests of the night shows at Piazza Mercato, the first GFF Arena.