Here it is the Cannolo Report, fortnightly current affairs programme by the Cultural Department of Splendid Sicily. Art, culture, sun and food!
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
Punta del Faro
It’s one of the three capes of Sicily, the closest one to Italy (less than 3 kms). Monstruos fishes and a crazy climber.
Our Silvana Restivo has met zio Cola, 86, who still make the so called giumma.
Etna is on eruption
The volcano is working, rumbling and smoking. But don’t worry: everything is under control!
Palermo: la Favorita
A drone flies above the gorgeous park among Palermo, Pellegrino mountain and Mondello beach
Next weeks in Sicily
- Feast of Saint Corrado
- Carnival in Sicily
- Teatro Massimo in Palermo: Serva Padrona and Falstaff
Out and about in Sicily
– Santuario SS Crocifisso, Belici
– Cappella Palatina, Palermo
– Castello Acicastello
Almanac of the past
17 February 1743 Francesco Landolina was born in Catania. He discovered the Venere Landolina, a Roman statue of II a.C.
Istituto Luce video Etna eruption in Mascali, 1928-1936
Sicilian saying Cu spatti avi a megghiu patti (“Who divides has the best part”)
The book Antonino Cangemi introduce to us three Sicilians of the past
The wonderful story of Madre Teresa Cortimiglia
Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily
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