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Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi

Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi

Join Emmy Award-winning travel host and producer Mickela Mallozzi on her adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time! From re-discovering her family's roots in Southern Italy to exploring the diverse regions of Central Asia in the hills of Turkey, Mickela's travels explore the traditional side of every culture while connecting with the local community through celebration and artistic expression.

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Former war-torn Croatia is one of today's top destinations. Mickela explores the dance and music traditions along the Adriatic coast in Dubrovnik's 1,000-year-old city.

The annual Dancer of the Year Competition on The Cook Islands helps preserve and pass down the Polynesian culture on this island paradise. Mickela goes behind-the-scenes at this highly competitive, local tradition.

Mickela returns to where it all started, the small, sleepy, Southern Italian beach town of Minturno, where her parents immigrated from over 40 years ago. She reconnects with her roots during the town's biggest celebration, the annual Sagra delle Regne (Wheat Harvest Festival). From rehearsing with the local troupe, I Giullari, to sightseeing along the coast, to then performing with the renowned group in the festival's closing ceremonies, Mickela has an incredible journey of self-discovery.

Mickela heads to Edinburgh, Scotland to celebrate Hogmanay, the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration. While there, she explores Scotland's traditional dances of ceilidh, Highland dance, and step dance.

Mickela gets up close and personal with the locals as she heads to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to learn the seductive dance of tango. From attending the world's largest tango festival to dancing on the city's main stage, Mickela sees it all.

The Jeju Fire Festival in South Korea celebrates new life - with it comes all aspects of Korean tradition, beauty, and modern advancement. Mickela spans the South Korean culture from traditional mask dances to the ever-popular KPOP.

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