WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   An appointment that has been repeated for over half a century and has become a meeting point for the peoples from all over the earth. History, folklore and art blend harmoniously during one of the most famous folk festivals in the world.  

Inedita e curiosa iniziativa quella svoltasi nel Porto di Palermo in occasione dei festeggiamenti a Santa Rosalia. La fondazione Teatro Massimo ha organizzato un concerto mai eseguito prima dal titolo "Sirene per mare".   L'orchestra ha suonato in concerto insieme alle navi da crociera e di linea attraccate al molo, che con la loro sinfonia...

Martedì 8 aprile, AmCham ha organizzato a Palermo, presso l'Hotel Excelsior Hilton, un Power Breakfast con Ospite d'Onore l'Ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti in Italia John R. Phillips, alla sua prima visita ufficiale in Sicilia.   All'evento sono intervenuti più di 30 imprenditori e professionisti siciliani, interessati a discutere ed approfon...

Prendete un qualunque circolo di un paese della Sicilia, Ribera, per esempio, in provincia di Agrigento, e trasportatelo pari pari negli Stati Uniti, ad Elizabeth, nel New Jersey: ecco quello che si presenta agli occhi di Clarissa Marchese, Miss Italia in carica, che è proprio di quel posto, durante il suo viaggio alla scoperta delle comunità itali...

Palermo is, among many other things, a great city for markets, which act as hubs for social life, contact and dialogue, providing a regular appointment for the locals. They are places that have shaped the urban fabric, creating the spatial and also the emotional geography enjoyed by Palermitans, visitors and tourists alike.   Often linked to...

by Claudia Astarita   There are a few places more than Sicily where talking of cookery means making a journey within a journey. Here we find a cuisine with a rich and tasty variety of products which displays a fantastic balance between land and sea, and a gastronomic tradition which is quintessentially Mediterranean.   Sicilian cooker...

Roberto Salvatore Cani was born to Sicilian parents on October 17, 1967 in Milan. His masterly technique as a violinist is corroborated by numerous awards won in prestigious international competitions: from the Paganini Competition (Genoa, 1990) to the Jeunesses Musicales (Belgrade, 1990, first prize and Best Performance of a Contemporary Work), an...

  WTI Magazine #13    2014 Jan, 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   An exceptional historic testimony to Magna Graecia's presence in this area, as well as to subsequent epochs, the archaeological site at Agrigento, in Sicily, was inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. The remains from the...

Thursday September 24, 2015. Please join us for a private reception celebrating the acquisition of Vincenza Pusateri Bondi's trousseau and textiles collection. Vincenza emigrated from Sicily to Indiana in 1910, bringing with her artfully embroidered textiles she had been creating since childhood. This collection, which is over 100 years old, serves...

Everyone knows that the first regional group among the Italian community in the US is the one from Sicily. The period of mass emigration, the one starting in 1880 and ending more or less in the early 20's of the XXth century, didn't see at the beginning Sicily as the main region of departure. Some Sicilians had previously gone to New Orleans (at th...