Adelasia, Castrenzio, Goethe, Bab el Fotik, Seb Tusa 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

The letter of Adelasia

In the State Archives of Palermo, the oldest paper document in Europe is carefully kept. An extraordinary union of Arab and Norman Sicily.

The ancestor’s journey

As usual every week Sicilians wrote to us from all over the world asking us to go in search of their roots, their ancestors. And above all they ask us to go looking for their relatives here in Sicily. And as usual, our cultural department mobilizes to make their dream come true and organize their journey in search of the roots.

Body Worlds Vital

Palermo is hosting the extraordinary Body Worlds Vital exhibition, the most visited traveling exhibition in the world.


The Giudecche in Sicily

Sicily is full of Giudecche, or the neighborhoods where the Jews lived and where they carried out their activities, often as confined ones.

Next weeks in Sicily

  • Weather
  • Feast of Saint Basilio Vitale
  • Feast of San Giuseppe
  • Festival of squid
  • Festival of vinils
  • Nicola Pucci exhibition
  • Nabucco at Palermo’s theatre
  • Machine de Cirque at Messina’s theatre

Out and about in Sicily

  • Acitrezza
  • Oratorio dei Bianchi museum: Bab el Fotik arab city door
  • Roman aqueduct in Termini Imerese


Almanac of the past

10 March 2019 Death of Sebastiano Tusa

Istituto Luce video Giro di Sicilia car race, 1931

Sicilian saying Dammi tempu ca ti perciu

Traveller of the past Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, who travelled Sicily in 1787



The wild doctor


Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily

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