From North to South, from Lombardy to Sicily, we got together yesterday at 6 pm and now today at 12; a national flash mob distributed across our balconies and at our windows up and down the peninsula. Here, we sang songs to combat fear and applauded the brave medical professionals of Italy. Church bells also rang, families beat pots and pans together, while others waved flags.
It’s going to be all right, is the attitude. We will make it.
Listen to a Milanese musician play O Mia Bela Madunina on his trumpet yesterday–an ode to Milan’s golden Madonnina statue atop our cathedral.
The BBC reports on our Flash Mob and includes a clip of an opera singer in Turin treating her neighbors to an aria.