A festival with bite: Night of the Taranta in Salento, Italy – video

In the tiny region of Grecìa Salentina in southern Puglia, a folk dance first created by women working in tobacco fields as a response to the bite of the tarantula is now celebrated in the form of La Notte della Taranta, a music festival culminating in a concert in front of an 80,000-strong crowd

A festival with bite: Night of the Taranta in Salento, Italy – video http://gu.com/p/3b8hd/tw via @guardian

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