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Zampogna International Festival – Scapoli

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Zampogna International Festival - Scapoli Italy Molise
26 Jul 2020 Molise -Scapoli  Fair | Festival | Folklore | Music/Theatre

Festival Internazionale della Zampogna - Scapoli - MoliseSUNDAY JULY 26th 2020 STREAMING EDITION AT 6.00 pm
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The Zampogna International Festival takes place every year on the last weekend of July) in Scapoli, Molise.
The first Festival occurred in 1975.

This music instrument, used by the shepherds, was already known by the Ancient Romans, who used to call it “Utriculus” (small wineskin), for its characteristic sack that is used as an air supply, allowing a fluent sound and interrupted sound.
Scapoli (near Isernia) is famous for having preserved the knowledge of the old construction techniques of Zampogna which consists in using different wood essences, especially the olive, cherry and plum trees.

The event concerns the comparison between different cultures and traditions. For the festival in Scampoli so many Zampogna players arrive from all over the world that the town is considered the International Capital of Zampogna.

Scapoli is part of the Orange Flags in the province of Isernia in Molise region.
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(photos: event’s official website)

Go to the website Zampogna International Festival – Scapoli