Category Archive: Culture and Traditions

Father Christmas travels on a Vespa! Really?!?

This is one event not to miss! Babbo Natale or Father Christmas as he’s known to me, travelling in style, on a Vespa, through the streets of San Vito Dei Normanni, Puglia. How… Continue reading

Pizzica

A long standing traditional folk dance in the Puglian region is the Pizzica. Its origins are believed to be derived from the Tarantella dance which was performed by people who had been bitten… Continue reading

Let’s Dance!

Dancing seems to be very popular here, everyone from knee high to a grass hopper to the oldest man/woman in the town loves to dance. I think the Italian people have such a… Continue reading

American Art comes to Brindisi – Andy Warhol

A great opportunity to see a small selection of art from the famous American artist, Andy Warhol at the Palazzo Granafei Nervegna, Brindisi.  The exhibition opens Friday 5th December and for 2 days only … Continue reading