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
Message from the Chief of the Sicilian Government Tourist Office
Come to Sicily, one of the safest places in the world for that concern the Covid-19. We’ll wait for you.
The Sicilian defense
The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the moves showed on the picture. It is one of the most popular chess openings.
The Laudatori or Lamentatori
In Sicily were very famous the songs of the Laudatori, peasants who gather in a tavern, stood in circle all embraced to one another and began to sing the Laudate, religious chants whom words where written by them themselves during the work at the fields.
Sicilian churches are one of the greatest heritage of humanity. They follow the articulated history of the island and are daughters of different dominations.
Summertime is coming …
… and Sicily is waiting for you. Welcome to the land of bright sun, warm sea, and good food. And friendly people of course!
Out and about in Sicily
- Coste of Santa Febronia
- The ruins of Poggioreale
Almanac of the past
18 May 1980 Zingaro nature reserve remostrance
20 May 1770 Patrick Brydone arrives in Sicily
27 May 1956 Giuseppe Tornatore was born
Istituto Luce video Conca d’oro orange citrus, 1931
Sicilian saying Cu mangia fa muddichi (Chi mangia fa molliche) which means that anyone who does something, for better or for worse, is always judged.
On March 1, 1790 Sir Richard Hoare, an English nobleman, arrives in Palermo.
Travellers of the past Sir Richard Hoare arrives in 1790
Two cart drivers of the past
Host: Giovanni Vallone from Ireland
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