As you may know, I enjoy dancing, so today’s post will be about a dance that I love a lot: the tammurriata. It’s a folk dance from Campania (the region of Naples), and belongs to the family of the tarantella, the folk dance of southern Italy (I’ll make a post about it too). There are some variations on this kind of dance.
I’ve decided to start a series of posts on Italian proverbs. Proverbs are an important part of a language and a culture; they are passed down from one generation to the next, and reveal much about a people’s way of thinking. In each post I will mention a proverb for (almost) every letter of the alphabet. Ready? Let’s start!