23
May
2021

Towers, women, u curnutu, Indiana Jones and much more

 

 

Testo in italiano

 

In this episode of the Cannolo Report:

 

Isola delle Femmine

Agata Sandrone, of the Cultural Department of Splendid Sicily, introduces us to the little municipality in Palermo province and the isle in front of it: Isola delle Femmine (literally: Isle of women)

 

The fishermen and Pittsburg

In early XX century manu fishrmen from Isola delle Femmine emigrated to U.S.A.. And in Pittsburg …

 

The color of (Sicilian) spring

Eolo Bottaro of the Cultural Department of Splendid Sicily, has realized this wonderful photographic collage

 

Indiana Jones

Next Indiana Jones movie will be shooted in Sicily. Benvenuto Harrison Ford

 

Out and about in Sicily

  • San Vito Lo Capo and cous cous fest
  • Taormina
  • Marina di Ragusa

 

Almanac of the past

On May 27, 1956, Giuseppe Tornatore was born, the director of many successful films including the unforgettable Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

On June 2, 1743, Count Cagliostro was born in Palermo. an Italian adventurer, esotericist and alchemist. In his life he did all sort of mad things between scams, falsifications and inventions of powders, according to him, miraculous. Often in these scams he was assisted by his beautiful wife Lorenza. After a wandering life in the various European courts, he was sentenced by the Catholic Church to life in prison for heresy and locked up in the fortress of San Leo.

Ancient folk medicine Ugghialoru, or sty – Apply a gold ring to the swelling. But, if you are poor and can’t afford a gold ring, ear wax is fine as well.

The farmer’s advice: in May it is time to harvest broad beans, peas and flax. The vineyard and the olive trees are hoed and the hay is reaped. Pumpkins and cucumbers are planted and artichokes are cut. The first cherries and apricots arrive.

Almost a hundred years ago, several Sicilians emigrated to Australia. And life definitely changed. Here is a postcard sent from the country of the kangaroos to the relatives who remained in Sicily.

 

 

Next weeks in Sicily

Weather forecasts

The fruit seller

Slurp slurp … let’s see what the greengrocer propose this time

The fish seller

Slurp slurp … let’s see what the fishmonger propose this time

Feasts and events

THE CULTURAL DEPARTMENT “SEBASTIANO TUSA” OF SPLENDID SICILY HAS PRESENTED THE CANNOLO REPORT

This episode was broadcasted from Isola delle Femmine (Sicilia)

 

AGATA SANDRONE (MAIN HOST)

 

CARMELA D’AMORE (NEWS)

 

 

 

EOLO BOTTARO (NEWS)

 

JOHN CRISAFULLI (NEWS)

 

SARA FAVARO’ (SICILIOLOGY)

 

GIOVANNA BATTAGLIA (SPEAKER)

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