Folkendammer is a 3-day festival of traditional Italian music & dance, held in the Netherlands, 3 times per year, under the artistic direction of Isabella Ruggiero.
First edition on the 25, 26, 27 January 2013, in Amsterdam, hosted folk music and dance from region Apulia, by Trio Labate Gasparro Volpe featuring dancer Mariangela Recchia.
Second edition on the 3, 4, 5 May 2013, in Amsterdam and Utrecht, hosted Traballo featuring dance Chiara Ciacchella and their repertoire of traditional dance ( Il Saltarello ) and music from region Le Marche.
Third edition in September 2013 hosted folk music & dance from Sicily, with Duo Taberna ( Vincenzo Castellana, frame drums & flutes and Luciano Maio guitar, mandoline & voice )
The amazing energy of trio Labate/Volpe/Gasparro featuring Mariangela Recchia
The joy and the fun of Traballo featuring Chiara Ciacchella
The elegance and the experience of Duo Taberna