We are in Roccafiorita where everything is the smallest thing in Sicily: the market, the museum, the town etc etc!
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
Introducing the Phoenician settlement of the VIII century b.C.
Out and about in Sicily
- Walking Roccafiorita, Eastern Sicily, 180 inhabitants
- Walking Giuliana, Western Sicily, 1900 inhabitants
- Walking Agira, inland Sicily, 8000 inhabitants
Almanac of the past
10 July 1831 preceded by very loud roars, a volcanic island suddenly appears in the southern part of the African sea: Ferdinandea (Graham Island in English)
28 June 1867 Luigi Pirandello was born, a Sicilian writer one of the most authentic who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934
09 July 1943 the Americans landed in Sicily during second World War.
Istituto Luce video The preparations of the Littorio Theater in Noto, 1932
Sicilian saying “Si veru ca u munnu gira, di cca avi passari” that is to say “If it is true that the world turns, it must pass from here”, which means that sooner or later things will work out. If we have been wronged, the moment will surely come when the event will repeat itself in reverse or settle down.
Photos of the past Children dressed as angels placed on a stage on the occasion of the Easter Holy Friday in Francavilla di Sicilia in 1931
Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily
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