12
Jan
2020

Three Saints, miraculous breads, Christmas trees, 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 Salinas museum in Palermo

The Salinas museum in Palermo has been awarded as one of the most beautiful archeological  museums in the world

Etna full of snow

Plenty of snow in Etna area for the joy of the children

Two gorgeous Christmas trees

Casteltermini Christmas tree crocheted by the local housewiwe; and the moving Christmas three realized by the Sicilian-African artist Ramzi

Jingle bus and the Bagpipe player (zampognaio)

A curious bus running in Catania drived by Santa, and the inevitable bagpipe player on the streets of the Sicilian towns and villages.

 

Next weeks in Sicily

  • Weather
  • Feast of Saint Mauro
  • Feast of Sant’Antonio Abate
  • Feast of San Sebastiano

Out and about in Sicily

  • Etna seen from Italian mainland (Calabria)
  • Sicilian abbeveratoio
  • Sicily from the space

Photo by Travel Blog Calabria (twitter)

Almanac of the past

14 January 1968 Earthquake in Belice valley

Istituto Luce video Canterini from Etna, 1938

Sicilian saying U fuiri è vergogna ma e savvamentu i vita (running away it’s shame but it’s life saving)

Traveller of the past Patrick Brydon, who travelled Sicily in 1770

 

Reportage

Panuzzi (little breads) for a soar throat

 

Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily

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