Notte della Taranta
Notte della Taranta aka ”The night of the Taranta” is the biggest festival in Italy and one of the most important folk culture events in Europe. It is held in Salento and is specifically aimed at preserving and valuing Salento traditional folk music and its contaminations with other music genres, from world music to rock, jazz and synphony music. The Festival’s grand finale is attended by more than one hundred thousand fans from all over Italy and across the globe, for a night dedicated to music and dance. The pre-concert is dedicated to the meeting of different cultures and traditions and to new musical innovations. The spectacular big concert and the folk orchestra ”The night of the Taranta” will be conducted by the Concertmaster, and will see the participation of national and international guests.