By: The GoAbroad Team
Posted on: Italy, People and Culture
Popular dances include tarantella, a dialect form used to describe a common kind of spider, which is part of a folk ritual intended to cure the poison caused by the tarantula bites.
Tuscan dances display weapon dances which signify the moves of combat and is somewhat similar to the "garland dances" in Europe. Duru-duru dance is known in Sardinia which is about love and courting and is danced by couples, either single or more.
Another dance is performed by the sound of tambourine known as tammuriata.
This is dance is usually performed in southern Italy with a lyric song called strambotto.