In the Naples and the Amalfi Coast episode of the first season of Dream of Italy on PBS, Kathy visits the town Somma Vesuviana, in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, home to two incredible musical groups carrying on local folk music traditions.
The community of Somma Vesuviana, in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, is home to two incredible musical groups carrying on local folk music traditions, Paranza d’Ognundo and Gruppo Folk Patrizio dell’Accademia. The bonfire celebration, Il Sabato dei Fuochi, takes place in honor of returning the station of the Madonna di Castello to the sanctuary, takes place on the first Saturday after Easter (www.festatammorra.altervista.org). There are similar performances and celebrations throughout the year. For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/festadellatammorrasomma
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