Sorrento & Folklore - A popular, yet genuine way of displaying a picturesque Sorrento...
A profane legend exalts the sweetness of a gesture considered sacred.
The most famous popular dance in the world under the Sorrentine interpretation
Short biography of composer Salve D' Esposito, glory of the Sorrento Coast Many consider the song titled “Torna a Surriento” like a sort of “national anthem” of the Land of the Syrens but Salve D’Esposito has the title of standard bearer of the Sorrento song in the world.
According to charming popular tales, the statue carried in procession in Sorrento, in the evening of Holy Friday, would have been made by a noble knight who would have achieved a right of asylum in the Church of San Catello.
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