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Giro d’Italia della Tuna (2014): Bologna, Venezia, Padua, La Spezia, Perugia & Roma



We started our trip in Bolonia. That Sunday evening we sang some girls celebrating a birthday and then went to a square where we met some Spanish people.


The next day one polish girl recorded us to appear in this video of San Lócca Day (00:59)

We took a taxi to go to the airport to rent a car. The taxi driver asked us for a favour, to sing a song to a friend. We did it and we didn’t have to pay him 🙂


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Italy (2013): Rome

We were in Rome 25-29th september 2013, visiting Flamenquín, who has a house there as an Erasmus man for the summer 🙂



From Left to right: Avecrem, Yola, Nulo (me), Flamenquín, Ken, Bécquer and Papaptuna.



First time I visited Rome was on 1994, I threw a coin and I returned 19 years later 🙂 On this visit we went several times to the Trevi Fountain, and threw a coin. I will come back on September 2014!



Selfie in the underground.


Singing ‘Hoy estoy aquí’ in the underground




We met some Goliardies, a tradition in some way similar to Tuna. It comes from the University and they meet with their costumes to talk.


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Denmark and Sweden (2013): Copenhagen, Malmö

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The Tunoperation ‘Red Dinamate’ was successful. We sang the song ‘The Mermaid’ to the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen and some people thought we were paid by the city council for doing that 😀

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We played in the Nyhavn (the harbour) and there we met the Cultural Counselor & Consul, Raúl Muñoz. He invited us to perform in the Embassy of Spain in Copenhagen, and so we did. They took us in the official car 🙂

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In Christiania is forbidden to take pictures, but people took a few of them when we sang inside this peculiar city.

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Greece (2011): Thessaloniki, Parga, Pyrsos, Naousa Paros


Our Tunodyssey took us to participate in the International Folk Festival Pyrsos-Naoussa.


This Tunodyssey ended with a delayed in the plane… singing!!!

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Poland (2009): Warsaw, Zamosc


We were playing in the streets of Warsaw.

Later we travelled to performance in the EUROFOLK , Zamość (International Folklore Festival).


Profundo was nominated as Mr. Festival of Eurofolk 2009


Marrone learned a polish song, ‘Czerwone Korale’ (Brathanki), and the organization told him to sing it on the stage!!!

Zamosconline published some posts about the Eurofolk and the Spanish Troubadours:

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China (2002, 2003): Beijing, Wuhan, Shanghai



We were invited by the Chinese Government (years 2002 and 2003) to perform at Beijing, Wuhan and Shanghai’s International Folklore Festivals. We received further this letter of gratitude from the festival manager.





USA (2001): New York

We travelled to New York some days after the 11-S (the travel was planned long before).


We were on the set of the Late Show with David Letterman as you can see in the picture, but finally we didn’t appear on this famous TV program

We met a spanish journalist from the newspaper La Razón, and she made a report of us performing at the Firemen’s Station.


The most surprising thing happened to us on the third day. We were having breakfast and a man wanted to hear us playing. We sang a couple of songs and he invited us for free to the hotel he was director of: The Milford Plaza (4 stars).


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