Friday, 1 April 2011

Istituto Comprensivo Socrate - Italy

Hello Europe, it's great to be with you again!

Istituto Comprensivo Socrate is a school for pupils aged between 3 and 14. It is situated in Marano of Naples, a little town just 8 km far from the centre of Naples, in the south of Italy. This year, the class 2H is going to present a Neapolitan dance called


In the Neapolitan tradition "Scugnizzi" were street urchins, dressed in rags, shoeless, who lived in the streets and didn't go to school. Even so, they were happy and funny and enjoyed themselves. Together with "pizza" and "mandolin" , the "scugnizz" belongs to the Neapolitan stereotypes.