This is a popular Italian folk dance, originally from the Salento peninsula (in Apulia region). People dance this tarantella as a couple or in a group. The workshop introduce to the rhythm and to the simple steps and choreography of Pizzica Pizzica.
(Das ist ein beliebter italienischer Volkstanz, der ursprünglich von der Halbinsel Salento – in der Region Apulien – stammt. Die Leute tanzen diese Tarantella als Paar oder in einer Gruppe. Der Workshop führt in den Rhythmus und in die einfachen Schritte und Choreografien von Pizzica Pizzica ein).
Some Comments after Pizzica Workshop at the VHS Dresden:
“I could feel your Home Country”; “It was really nice and smooth the way we got in touch with the Dance”; “Would love to dance in the street and make a street Fest”; ” It’s nice to follow the rhythm and not be worried the steps are not exact. It was really easy going!”; “The Body awareness exercises led us to the dance in a simple way”; “Nice to know that no matters how the steps look like, you can still enjoy the music!”; “In italy mistakes are allowed whereas in germany are not”; “Warming down calmed all us and brought us into the inner peace”.
Dresden, 6 December 2014