ITALIA: Tarantella Calabrese
Festa di corte a Villa Guglielmi Fiumicino (RM) 18 aprile 2010, balla Il cerchio dell’Amicizia.
Tarantella is a group of various folk dances characterized by a fast upbeat tempo, accompanied by tambourines. It is among the most recognized forms of traditional southern Italian music. The specific dance-name varies with every region, for instance tammurriata in Campania, pizzica in the Salento region, Sonu a ballu in Calabria. Tarantella is popular in Southern Italy and Argentina.