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Sorrento & Folklore

Sorrento & Folklore - A popular, yet genuine way of displaying a picturesque Sorrento The legends and typcial traditions of Sorrento, and popular cultural events of the Land of Syrens have become the expression of a Folklore that evokes a lot of intense emotion for those who are fortunate to see one of them. Think, for example, the warmth and joy that you can experience when able to watch the performance of a “Tarantella”, harmoniously accompanied by the music of the same name opera from Rossini, aside from other adapted musical pieces from famous composers such as Listz, Chopin, Tchaikowsky among others. A humble but very cheerful and colorful event where everyone involved can follow the frenetic tambourines, where synergy is the main goal of all dancers and musicians participating. Another quite traditional folkloric manifestation, with a very ancient background, is Easter and its processions, filling the atmosphere of the Sorrentine Peninsula with misticism. Remembering the Christianity passages, and especially the ones of Easter and Christ Ressurection with processions of hundreds of hooded men carrying and following the statue of Jesus and the Madonna and bringing to light the churches that remain open during the whole procession. Spectators from all over come to reaffirm their devotion to the religion or to celebrate Easter. Aside from this, always and at anytime of the year, many are the tales that are spreaded throughout the town that carry fascination as the stories of the Syrens, Queen Giovanna's erotic adventures or even tales regarding the daily life of the fisherman's village of Marina Grande. This is the way to appreciate the Sorrentine Folklore: a unique, authentic place where reality and dream merge and become unforgettable.

Libro Trattoria da Emilia

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The old tradition of Palms of sugar-coated almonds.

A profane legend exalts the sweetness of a gesture considered sacred. Continue

The Sorrentine Tarantella

The most famous popular dance in the world under the Sorrentine interpretat... Continue

Salve D’Espostito – Sorrento composer

Short biography of composer Salve D' Esposito, glory of the Sorrento Coast ... Continue

The legend of Dead Christ’s statue

According to charming popular tales, the statue carried in procession in So... Continue

International Folclore Festival

The Sorrento Town Council, in collaboration with Sorrento Folk, organizes t... Continue

L 'Epifania tutte le feste porta via

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Cantanapoli 2018

This unforgettable concert will leave a wonderful memory of your journey in... Continue

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Collezione Enrico Salierno

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