Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)
CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO
Critically acclaimed, with 18 albums and live performances worldwide, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino are considered Italy’s most important and longest-running traditional music ensemble. The group reinterprets the traditions surrounding the famous Pizzica Tarantata ritual, which had the power to cure the bite of the dreaded tarantula through music, trance and dance, in a modern version. The performances of the Canzoniere Grecanico are full of energy, passion, rhythm and magic that enchant the audience and take them on a journey from the past to the present of the culture of Salento. With Mauro Durante (violin, vocals, percussion), Alessia Tondo (vocals), Silvia Perrone (dance), Giulio Bianco (bagpipes, harmonica, flutes and folk winds, bass), Massimiliano Morabito (accordion), Emanuele Licci (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Giancarlo Paglialunga (vocals, tambourines).
Admission free, donations welcome
July 28 – Annahof – 9:30 pm
Once again, numerous associations and initiatives will participate with food and information booths at the festival in the Annahof: Familie des Hauses e. V., FC Öz Akdeniz e. V., Ethiopian Association, Afro Passion, Open Afro Aux and others.