Il Business della Cultura


President Marco Balich and the other founders of Worldwide Shows Corporation, Simone Merico and Gianmaria Serra, recount plans to consolidate the entertainment business.

Pros and Cons of ‘Open’ Olympic Ceremonies


The opening ceremonies of upcoming Olympic Games being turned into "open" parties outside an Olympic stadium would be "a new creative challenge".  Award-winning Italian artistic director Marco Balich, who has been responsible for several Olympic ceremonies, gave his thoughts to Around the Rings on the recent statements by IOC President...

Diversity Stage


Indonesia has the momentum to become a nation that respects differences and opens access to equality through organizing the 2018 Asian Para Games.

Balich Worldwide Shows in Lima 2019


Balich Worldwide Shows has been chosen to create and produce the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games and Para Games. The Pan and Parapan American Games are the biggest and most inspiring events of the Olympic Movement across the Americas with 41 member nations. Lima 2019...

Balich to produce Para Games ceremonies


The opening and closing ceremonies for next month’s Asian Para Games will be produced by Balich Worldwide Shows, in cooperation with Indonesian company Royalindo Convention International. The multisport event for disabled athletes will run from Oct. 6 to 13 in Jakarta. The opening ceremony will take place at Gelora Bung Karno...

Simone Merico, The entertainment engineer


How to turn a show into business and business in a show. He's from Rome, he has twenty years of experience in show business among the major international events. His engineering approach has allowed a group of Italians to became the top expert in the world: the Olympic Ceremonies. Thanks to...

F1 Milan Festival to take over the heart of the city


The creative and executive production of the Formula1 Milan Festival is by Balich Worldwide Shows, specialists in large scale live events such as Olympic Ceremonies. This year, for the first time ever, F1 will also be in the heart of Milan, the Italian capital of fashion and business...



How do you build a show that brings together all the languages ​​of entertainment, from music to theater, from acrobatic performance to technology? The man who is going to tell us about this, after many opening and closing Olympic ceremonies, has conceived the show Giudizio Universale.



In the world of global events and entertainment, there is one name that is particularly influential. Marco Balich shows with everything he touches that to be genuinely popular you have to be good at what you do, free from any prejudice and open to the contribution of the finest...