Many Contamination enclosing unique melodies.


Pizzica Salentina

The main music that always welcomes evenings Salentine is the "Pizzica" characterized by its vivicità and rhythm always urgent.

Here are some key figures:

Pino Zimba

the largest frame drums of Salento, also present in several movies such as blood Vivo.

Uccio Aloisi

Among the first to spread the tradition of pinches with his "gruppu" who plays popular songs and ditties Salento.

Bruno Petrachi

Lecce folk singer who raised the young 80s.


Major Groups of Pizzica Salentina:

- Mascarimirì
- Aria Frisca
- Alla Bua
- Menamenamò
- Gruppo Ghetonìa
- Lu Rusciu Nosciu
- ScazzacaTarante
- Arakne Mediterranea
- i Figli di Rocco
- Officina Zoè
- i Tamburellisti di Torrepaduli
- i Calanti
- Nidi d'arac




I Negramaro

The Negramaro are six musicians, born and raised in Salento. Thanks to numerous live performances quickly became a rising phenomenon in the alternative.
They publish their first album, Negramaro, self-produced by Sugar in 2003, but with 000577 (2004) beginning to assert itself in the mainstream circuit. The album sees the production of Corrado Rustici on some tracks: it is the beginning of an artistic collaboration that will be repeated for Everything Flows (2005) and The Window (2007).

As a confirmation of the strong commitment to the live performances of the rock band from Salento, Negramaro part, over the years, all the major Italian festivals, such as the May Day concert, the Heineken Jammin 'Festival, the Independent Label Meeting Faenza, the Arezzo Wave and MTV Day.

Fonte: Wikipedia


Emma Marrone

Emma Marrone

After some experience in the music, with several bands, rose to prominence as the lead singer between 2009 and 2010, winning the ninth edition of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi and signing a contract with the record company Universal Music.
He then won the Sanremo Festival in 2012 with the song is not hell, and always at the Sanremo Festival in 2011, paired with Fashion, came second with the song will come.
After the completion of first solo EP, 3 studio albums and 16 singles, the FIMI certifies its total sales to more than 810,000 copies. In addition to winning the Sanremo Music Festival 2012, in the course of his career he has received several other awards, including a Venice Music Award, a TRL Award, an MTV Award, a Disco Norba, three Rockol Awards and various Wind Music Awards for Sales of his records and individuals, awarded as gold records, platinum records and multiplatinum, nominated for an MTV Europe Music Awards, two to the Kids' Choice Award and several nominations at the World Music Awards in 2013.

Fonte: Wikipedia


Alessandra Amoroso

Alessandra Amoroso

Since his youth participated in numerous competitions locally.
In June 2007 he won the second edition of the Apulian Peach Blossom.
At 17 he participated in the auditions for Friends of Maria De Filippi, but is discarded, though it has passed several auditions. Unable to enter the school in the eighth edition of Friends. The first single from the singer's Building, the song reached the top position in FIMI and is certified platinum.
In January 2009, access to the stage nightly, and March 25, 2009 was proclaimed the winner of "Friends", thus winning the first prize of € 200,000. On the same evening received the Critics Award, a scholarship worth 50,000 euro.

Fonte: Wikipedia


All the Folks from Salento.

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  • Musics

    The rapid pace of the tambourine and not only that, the Salento creative and poetic.

  • Traditions & Folks

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