Un’idea che vale 75 milioni di euro quella di "Greenrail", azienda del palermitano Giovanni De Lisi, che ha progettato un nuovo concept di traversa ferroviaria ecosostenibile secondo i moderni principi della circular economy. De Lisi, palermitano di nascita, è il giovane imprenditore che ha infatti dato vita, corpo e sostanza Greenrail, azienda ogg...

A miniature Pompeii may be hiding beneath the temples in the Selinunte Archaeological Park in Sicily, according to archaeologists, geologists and geomorphologists working at the site. Geologists from the University of Camerino, using a thermal imaging camera mounted on a drone, found thermal anomalies traceable to important structures that were bur...

Since the first days of language, humans have been passing on stories. From the sea shanties of Cornwall to the shadow puppetry of China, from the creation tales of Hula dancing to the drama of Caribbean calypso. Sicily is no different: its puppetry, dating back to Medieval times, is famous the world over for telling tales of knights in battle. But...

La prima scuola internazionale di cucina per chef provenienti da tutto il mondo a Palermo. E’ questo l’ambizioso progetto di Tony May, uno dei più importanti manager internazionali nel campo della ristorazione. Tony May, italoamericano originario di Torre Del Greco con una lunghissima esperienza che lo ha portato a gestire due ristoranti nel World...

Alessandro Buono has always loved the delicate sweets of his native Sicily but was never quite an adept baker. Nevertheless, the now heavily tattooed and pierced 22-year-old and his family late last year opened Sciuri Pasticceria e Rosticceria Siciliana just off South Beach's Fifth Street. It's a compact stark-white space filled with Italian chitch...

Palermo is Italy's Capital of Culture for 2018, and there are plenty of reasons to visit the Sicilian city. When the city was awarded the 2018 Capital of Culture title, its mayor said "we have all won". He added that the most important aspect of the city's culture was its "culture of welcome", referring to Palermo's efforts in assisting the thousan...

Tradizione, arte, artigianato, il Mediterraneo con i suoi colori e soprattutto la Sicilia rappresentata in maniera totalizzante da Palermo. La Vucciria, il concept store itinerante ideato da siciliani, sbarca oltreoceano. Il 7 gennaio partirà un container per gli Stati Uniti d’America, a New York dove sarà scelta una location e poi a Londra, in Can...

Fifty years ago, the ground began to shake in Poggioreale, an ancient village in the Belìce Valley of south-west Sicily. Calogero Petralia was eating spaghetti with his family, just as he did every Sunday lunch. By the time the initial earthquake and the aftershocks that night had quietened, the house where Petralia was born and raised was gone. It...

L’inizio dei festeggiamenti per il 15° anniversario della fondazione dell’Augusta Boston Club è stato dato dagli inni nazionali Italiano e Americano cantati da Enzo Amara, presidente dell’Augusta Boston Club e corrispondente del Progetto Sicilia nel Mondo, dopo gli applausi e seguito il caloroso saluto di benvenuto fatto dal presidente del comitato...

Thanks to its location, right in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily has always been a crossroads of people and cultures, which have left their mark on the local food tradition: the local version of empanadas, ‘mpanate, a legacy of Spanish rule, or cous cous, quite common in the south of the island, even before the current ethnic food trend...