Hadrian the emperor, Donna Fernanda, three small towns 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

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Hadrian the emperor

After visiting Etna in 125 d.C. he said the famous phrase: “Was one of the sublimes moments of my life”

Hadrian at the British Museum


Donna Fernanda Paternò Castello

Three gorgeous paintings of our member of the Cultural Department, the noble woman Fernanda.



Out and about in Sicily

  • Walking Cassaro, Eastern Sicily, 700 inhabitants
  • Walking Bisacquino, Western Sicily, 4000 inhabitants
  • Walking Cerami, inland Sicily, 2000 inhabitants


Almanac of the past

17 June 827The Arabs landed in Capo Granitola thus beginning the great conquest of the island.

Istituto Luce video The messenger of the Duce arriving in Sicily, 1932

Sicilian saying “Nuddu si pigghia si’ ‘un si rassumigghia” which means that each of us surrounds ourselves with people who are alike, for better or for worse.

Photos of the past Two women who carry bread in the typical Sicilian way


Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily

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