Selinunte, locals, our flag, lullabies and much more


Testo in italiano


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
  • Morgantina


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)



Sicilian lullabies


Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily

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