Per celebrare il 56° anniversario del Gemellaggio Caltanissetta-Rochester, l’Associazione Culturale AGeRICa, col patrocinio del Comune di Caltanissetta e la collaborazione dell’Associazione Creative Spaces, intende promuovere la seconda edizione della mostra d’arte contemporanea dal titolo “BRIDGES 2 – Round Trip”. L’obiettivo di questa iniziativa...

Il XXIII convegno della Siaip, Società italiana di allergologia e immunologia pediatrica si tiene, online, dal 22 al 24 aprile (siaip.it). L’intervento di Anthony Fauci (che pubblichiamo qui sopra), con la consegna virtuale delle chiavi di Sciacca da parte della sindaca Francesca Valenti, è atteso alle 17.30 nella giornata di apertura. Sono emozion...

Serene and atmospheric, the hill town of Valguarnera Caropepe sits at 629 meters above sea level on the eastern slopes of the Erei mountains in the province of Enna. The surrounding hills face the giant volcano Mount Etna, the ocean sprawling in the distant background.  In ancient times, the territory was an important place in the Demeter, Persepho...

While focaccia is most closely associated with Liguria,  various iterations of the beloved flatbread stud the peninsula…and a few miles beyond – here's a look at three that are native to Sicily.   The nuns invented it Palermo's sfincione is one of the Sicilian capital's must-eat street foods. A pizza by the slice of sorts, sfincione has humble orig...

Move over Tucci! With the hope that Sicily will soon allow tourists to wander its enchanting and somewhat mysterious island by the end of the year, an American tourist shares her pre-pandemic journey through the captivating western side of Sicily. With an American tour group, and led by island native and genealogist Rosario Sanfilippo (@Sicilyances...

Etna has calmed down after a recent series of spectacular eruptions from Europe's tallest active volcano, local volcanologists said in Catania on Friday. The lava flow from the south-east crater responsible for the latest blasts has stopped, said the Etna Observatory of the National Institute for Geopphysics and Volcanology (INGV-OE). Etna on Thurs...

At a recent tasting of wines from Maremma, I began to think…this region of Tuscany is often compared to Provence, northwest of the area by some 400 miles and around the bend of the Ligurian Sea, but comparisons with Sicily, almost 650 miles due south, bear remarkable similarities. Both see fewer tourists than other Italian regions, yet there are so...

Michele Romeo, chitarrista siciliano, compositore, arrangiatore, music producer, ha da poco completato la sua laurea triennale in Professional Music al Berklee College e già lavora al suo terzo album, che lo vede impegnato sia nella scrittura musicale che nella produzione. Aveva dieci anni quando Michele inizia a suonare la chitarra con il maestro...

“You have to be smart to come to Ibla," award-winning writer Gesualdo Bufalino (1920 - 1996) wrote of the land surrounding the Hyblean mountains, a range in southeast Sicily. Of course, this was well before anyone could foresee that Val di Noto’s baroque villages would become the backdrop for Montalbano, one of Italy’s most popular TV shows. Bufali...

Italy is ripe with unplucked earth. From Camogli to Matera, there are a lot of aqua waters and rural escapes locals don’t want you to pollute. In this Bat Kiss ravaged era, one of these offbeat gems been getting quite a bit of press though: Italy’s Aeolian islands. These include: Lipari, Vulcano, Panarea, Salina, Alicudi, Filicudi and Stromboli. Th...