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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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Tue Jul 21st, 10:00am
Tue Jul 21st, 5:00pm
Tue Jul 21st, 10:00pm

Mickela dances with some of the cast of Riverdance in Dublin, Ireland and heads to the 160-year-old Matchmaking Festival in Lisdoonvarna, Country Clare.

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.

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Tue Jun 30th, 10:00am
Tue Jun 30th, 5:00pm
Tue Jun 30th, 10:00pm

The Greek & Turkish influence in Mickela's DNA map lands her in Cyprus, known as the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, an island full of ancient mythology and festive dancing.

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.

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Tue Jun 23rd, 10:00am
Tue Jun 23rd, 5:00pm
Tue Jun 23rd, 10:00pm

In celebration of the St. John Festival, Mickela jumps right in with the locals for dancing, music, and the building of the Castells, or Human Towers, in Girona, Catalonia (Spain).

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