Traditions between tales, myths and legends

Tarantism

Many folklore events, which today are an opportunity to gather and have fun, have their origin in legends and folk traditions, guardians of local culture and identity.A widely known cultural phenomenon, which has fascinated and continues to fascinate people around the world, is undoubtedly...

La Pizzica

Pizzica arouses great interest. It is performed with tambourines, accordions, violins and guitars at numerous local festivals and feasts, and with its pressing rhythm it engages the audience in an overwhelming dancing and singing.There are three types of dance. The first is the Pizzica tarantata,...

Tales

With affection and nostalgia, our grandparents tell us about the past, the great joys that come from small and simple gestures, the days spent working in the fields and beliefs that have accompanied their childhood. In winter they all gathered around the "allu cantune" (ancient fireplace), telling...

Traditions

Traditions that survive and traditions that disappear. A tradition still widespread, especially in small communities, is the neighbourhood gathering during the warm summer evenings in front of a neighbour's house. People would gather (each one brought its own chair from home) to watch television...