Ocean County Library to host Sicilian dance troop

The Italian folk group “Sicilia Bedda” (Beautiful Sicily) will perform at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St, Friday October 8 at 1 p.m.

The group composed of 30 members includes a live ensemble that uses guitar, accordion and other modern instruments along with traditional Sicilian musical instruments. Through their music and dance the group seeks to illustrate traditions of ancient Sicily.

Sicilia Bedda has performed at international folkloric festivals around the world

The performance is sponsored by the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee as part of annual Columbus Day celebration.

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