People of Siena, Italy are spreading encouragement in the midst of Coronavirus choas.
A user from Siena posted this chill-inducing video on twitter which shows people of Siena singing a traditional folk song “E mentre Siena dorme” (“And while Siena sleeps”) from their home windows.
People of my hometown #Siena sing a popular song from their houses along an empty street to warm their hearts during the Italian #Covid_19 #lockdown.#coronavirusitalia #COVID19 #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/7EKKMIdXov
— valemercurii (@valemercurii) March 12, 2020
The song, “E mentre Siena dorme” usually sing in a show of local pride. It is also called by the titles “Canto della Verbena,” or “Song of the Verbena”. People sing this song to celebrate the flowering herb, which is used in traditional medicine or perfumes.
This incredible show of solidarity is inspiring the nation and the people around the world.