International Folklore Festival of Bergamo

The International Folklore Festival of Bergamo The International Folklore Festival will take place in Bergamo in the last week of August, at the same time of Sant’Alessandro celebration, Patron Saint day. Festival – organized by the historic association of Bergamo called Ducato di Piazza Pontida – will last of about one week and it make […]

International Folklore Festival of Bergamo

The International Folklore Festival of Bergamo The International Folklore Festival will take place in Bergamo in the last week of August, at the same time of Sant’Alessandro celebration, Patron Saint day. Festival – organized by the historic association of Bergamo called Ducato di Piazza Pontida – will last of about one week and it make […]

International Folklore Festival of Bergamo

The International Folklore Festival of Bergamo The International Folklore Festival will take place in Bergamo in the last week of August, at the same time of Sant’Alessandro celebration, Patron Saint day. Festival – organized by the historic association of Bergamo called Ducato di Piazza Pontida – will last of about one week and it make […]

Luigi Sara

Since when I was I child I’ve been intrigued by the Sperada/Raggiera history, a very elaborated ornament, worn by women in Brianza and considered also as “Head Silver”, its uses and multiple stories. My research began in the early 90, when I retired, and when I try to seek the origins from storiers told from […]

Raduno Folkloristico Internazionale

Recorded music allowed: No Traditional Folk Art: No Traditional Folk Music: No Traditional Folk Singing: No Present-day Dancing: No Workshops dance/music: No Traditional food preparing: No

Gruppo Folkloristico Miromagnum

Il “Gruppo Folkloristico Miromagnum” nasce e si costituisce in un paesino di montagna, alle porte della regione Calabria, nel sud Italia, negli anni 1980/1981, precisamente a Mormanno (CS),nel cuore del Parco Nazionale del Pollino, animato da forti intenzioni di preservare l’immenso bagaglio di tradizioni, che caratterizzano l’amato luogo d’origine. Viene portato a battesimo con il […]

Rosario Altadonna

Rosario Altadonna was born in Messina in 1979 from an early age he joined the Mata and Grifone Folk Group (FITP) in 1985 directed by Maestro Orazio Grasso. Thanks to the group, he began touring Italy and the world very early on to spread his traditions. Growing up, he undertakes research on Popular Traditions, specializing […]

Luigi Stabile

Luigi Stabile is a famous Calabrian Musician and Maker of Popular Instruments. For years engaged in the research, study and repetition of traditional instruments and repertoires, especially for the “Ciaramella”, the tambourine, the “Calabrian lira” and the “zampogna”. Virtuous multifaceted instrumentalist and “Poet of Ancient Sounds”, Luigi over the years, in close contact with the […]

Gruppo folkolrico Mata e Grifone

The cultural association, “Gruppo folklorico MATA E GRIFONE”, was born in 1982 and it has the purpose to divulge the old dances, songs and music of the Sicilian popular traditions, through searches based on experiences, testimonies and texts written by the most famous Sicilian historians. In 1985, after gaining some recognitions, the association entered the […]