On Saturday 7 December 2019 the Courmayeur Mont Blanc winter was lit with the big Welcome Winter event which officially kicked off the 2020 winter season. Cristina Chiabotto and Edoardo Stoppa led the evening on the stage of the Garden accompanying the audience towards the long-awaited moment of push the botton when the starred chef Paolo Griffa, pressed the button, held together all the lights and the wonderful Courmayeur Christmas tree. The event musical queen was Giusy Ferreri who warmed the audience with her great successes and made the whole of Courmayeur sing. At the end of the event, a fireworks display illuminated the sky, welcoming winter. Cannizzo Produzioni took care of every detail of the event, from the preparation to the management of the artistic cast to the director who connected the three main squares with maxi screens that allowed all Courmayeur guests to experience a single, exciting emotion simultaneously.