In this episode we'll visit Alia, a strange village with woodden doors, many brooms, a mysterious cave and the delicious Pitirri
In this episode of the Cannolo Report:
- News in Sicily
- Next weeks in Sicily
- Out and about in Sicily
- Sicilian Almanac of the past
News in Sicily
Following the news of this episode
Selinunte in 3d
Let’s fancy how was the Siceliota town of Selinunte, 2500 years ago
Selinunte by Gustave Fougères
The flag of Sicily
Two colors, red and yellow, and the Trinacria, a medusa with 3 legs. But why?
Summer is coming …
… and Sicilian sea, sun and food are waiting for you.
Knocking doors of local
Sicilians are hospitable and friendly. Let’ discover what happen when our troupe wander around a village.
Out and about in Sicily
- Sulphur mines
- Communal washrooms
Almanac of the past
14 April 1633 Born of Sivlio Boccone, botanic
15 April 1597 Born of Giovan Battista Odierna, astronomer
Istituto Luce video Train route inauguration, 1929
Sicilian saying U pisci fiti ra testa (The fish stinks from the head, which means that, in a community, big or small, the bad behavior of everyone originates from the person in charge of the community. For example: if the store owner is rude the employees will be as well)
Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily
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