Sicilians Embrace U.S. Navy Band at 74th International Folklore Festival

Mar 27, 2019 293

Whether it was “When the saints go marching in,” My girl” or “Stand by me,” the high-energy performances of the U.S. Navy “Topside Brass Band” at the “Almond Blossom Festival” were a memorable success!

As part of the annual ten-day Festival celebrating cultural diversity, our Consulate arranged for an ensemble of seven Navy Band musicians to perform during the International Folklore Festival in Agrigento, Sicily March 7-10. The festival featured 20 groups of artists, musicians and dancers, representing 17 different countries of Europe, Africa, Asia and South-America.

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