Ms. Silvana Palmese, claims specialist at Region Legal Service Office EURAFSWA, appeared on Ballando con le Stelle, the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars, on April 22, 2017. Palmese's son, Antonio Palmese, is an actor and a contestant on the show.
For the semi-final round, the show surprised the participants by inviting a special guest to come dance with them on the air. Beforehand, the show brought in a celebrity coach to teach Palmese how to dance. After a few hours of preparation, she was ready for the big moment. After being revealed as Antonio's special guest, Palmese danced a Salsa with her son.
She says that she could tell how much his dancing has improved over the course of the show! It was a once in a lifetime experience for Palmese, and the episode aired on a national TV channel, so in addition to being a local celebrity, she is now a national one too! Bravo Zulu to Palmese for this wonderful experience!
Her dance can viewed online at http://www.raiplay.it/video/2017/04/Sorpresa-di-ballo-per-Antonio-Palmese-bedea391-0144-4342-a6fe-3c2839097d5d.html.