Canti e suoni del natale ferlese: a nuvena

The article analyses the christmas tradition of Ferla, a village located in the prov. of Syracuse in South Eastern Sicily. It explores them on the basis of an ethnographic research conducted between 2015 and 2016. In particular, it investigates the tradition and the alterations developed in the course of history. At first the study describes the different verses of oration pick up by local interviews. Secondly, the research observes the way in which the tradition dialogues whit the globalization practices that has put in crisis the nuvena’s heritage sistem.