C'è anche un palermitano, Antonio D'Amore, fra i cinque migliori scienziati italiani in Nord America che ieri all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington hanno ricevuto i prestigiosi Issnaf Awards 2018, premi tematici che l'omonima fondazione assegna durante l’evento annuale a chi si è distinto nel settore. D’Amore, 41 anni, ha ottenuto il Franco Strazzab...

IN THE MOOD IN OUR OWN WAY: a documentary written, produced, directed and narrated by LUCA MARTERA, edited by CARLA BRANDOLINI, linguistic consultant and additional voice narration FRANK PISATURO. A Sexual Radar Production, 2018 https://vimeo.com/296585302 From the ancient Italian tradition of the Great Opera Houses to the Neapolitan melodies of 20...

Il vessillo della Trinacria sventola orgoglioso tra le strade di Manhattan. I colori e I’iconografia tipica  dell’Isola fanno da scenografia al camioncino Made in Sicily più famoso di tutta New York. Si chiama “Picciotto New York City” ed è il food truck che Alessandro Ancona, pizzaiolo e chef di Castellamare del Golfo, ha inaugurato nel 2016 per l...

It is difficult to describe the charm of Erice in just a few words. In ancient times, the mountain on which it stands was the site of the cult of a goddess of fertility, adored with the name of Astarte by the Phoenicians, who built her a temple. Aphrodite for the Greeks, for the Romans the goddess who protected sailors was Venus Ericina, the Love G...

Sailors assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and embarked Marines assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in two community relations projects, while the ship visited Augusta Bay, Italy, Oct. 3, 2018. The projects were located in two different areas throughout the port visi...

We are in that time of the year again. The summer is over, we’re all going back to our daily routines and embracing the comforting colors and sound of the fall, yet, it’s hard not to think about another holiday, a city break somewhere beautiful and rich in history and art. This is why every September Trip Advisor selects five European locations tip...

There are no hotels, but islanders open up their simple, gaily painted homes to those seeking relaxed rhythms. No banks either, but there's not a lot money can buy here. The sole souvenir shop has a few knickknacks. Costs are modest for meals made from local ingredients — lentils, eggplant, peppers perhaps, plus the catch of the day from the emeral...

Catania is one of the most picturesque cities in Sicily, its landscape is dominated by the volcanic giant of the Mount Etna volcano which gives the city its suggestive lava rock palate.  Sicily’s second-biggest regional capital is a vital part of the transport network in the Mediterranean, a major port of call for export and an international airpor...

Si­ci­lia­na la ma­dre, Ka­the­ri­ne, una can­tan­te jazz ori­gi­na­ria di Ara­go­na, pae­se del­la pro­vin­cia di Agri­gen­to. Pu­glie­se il pa­dre, Ni­cho­las Tur­tur­ro (nato Ni­co­la Tur­tur­ro), car­pen­tie­re emi­gra­to ne­gli Sta­ti Uni­ti a sei anni in­sie­me con la fa­mi­glia pro­ve­nien­te da Gio­vi­naz­zo (Bari). E gli umo­ri, i ru­mo­ri...

Citrus fruits were brought to Italy via Sicily by the Arabs around 850 AD. Its warm climate and mild, sea breezes are perfect conditions for large-scale cultivation of many types of citrus. At first, only bitter and yellow oranges were grown, though over time, sweeter, loose-skinned and even red varieties were developed. The climate and local condi...