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
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
- 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
- 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
For more info do not hesitate to contact us, our Cultural Department is at disposal of everyone.