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Festival In Naples
Description: Neapolitans celebrate the Festa di Piedigrotta, a historic festival in September dedicated to the Nativity of the Madonna, which features adults and children dressed in spectacular period costumes, Tarantella dances and a parade at night with elaborate floats.
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Clip #: TFA-297A-1
Length: 3:47
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Europe
Country: Italy
City: Naples
Subject: Festivals
Original: 16mm
1950s, Italy, Naples, aerial cityscape, Festa di Piedigrotta, festival of the Madonna of Piedigrotta, children and adults dressed in fancy period costumes, headdresses and hats, crying girl wearing fancy dress and bonnet, young women dressed in grass skirts hula dancing, children watching hula dancers, Sorrento coast, Grand Hotel Excelsior, adult and child tarantella dancers dressed in fancy costumes performing on hotel terrace during Festa di Piedigrotta, Castellammare di Stabia, Bay of Naples, barefoot dancers, spectators playing castanets and clapping hands to music accompanying tarantella dancers, parade at night in Naples with elaborate floats depicting historical events in Neapolitan history and Italian folklore, crowds of spectators

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