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Italians in lockdown belt out ballads from balconies as police patrol the streets in Rome - The Telegraph

22 March /2020
news-details Italians in lockdown belt out ballads from balconies as police patrol the streets in Rome - The Telegraph

Published on Mar 14, 2020

With Italy under lockdown and millions of people stuck at home, some have come up with a novel way of maintaining community spirit - by belting out songs and ballads together from their balconies.

Communal singalongs have taken place across the country, from Rome and Turin to Naples, Siena in Tuscany and Cagliari in Sardinia.

Most of the songs were Italian but in Turin, people danced on their balconies to the Macarena.

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