WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Messina, a city rich in history and centuries-old religious traditions, each year renews its great devotion and the moving tribute to one of the world's most beloved saints, St. Anthony of Padua, the saint of miracles.    

"Rosalia's Bittersweet Pastry Shop," a novel by Rosanna Chiofalo, uncovers the special significance of food as the food writer Claudia Lombardo, uncovers a bakery beside a Sicilian convent, which produces a dessert beloved by all those who taste it.   Food – which brings people together, comforts and heals the wounds of strained relationships, an...

Confindustria Sicilia, partner di Enterprise Europe Network, ha organizzato insieme con l'American Chamber of Commerce in Italy un incontro per promuovere le opportunità di business fra l'Italia e gli Usa.PALERMO - Un'America più siciliana. E una Sicilia più americana. Con questo spirito Confindustria Sicilia ha organizzato un incontro, a Palermo,...

The population of the United States is defined by diversity, and one of the brightest pieces in this mosaic is the Italoamericani community, says author and business consultant Lou Quattro. "All cultures bring valuable gifts to the table, but the Italian/Sicilian people and culture are especially clever and creative," says Quattro, who was born in...

We are in the final stages of the definitive documentary on Sicily entitled Reimagining Sicily. Two-thirds of the film has has been shot. At this time, we need your help to complete the project. We are continuing to search for funding and investment to complete this exciting project. I am now able to send a full-treatment and Information Overview...

The Sicilian American Cultural Association will present Gloria Coco with its Medal of merit on Sept. 27 at Monastero's Banquets in Chicago. Tickets for the event are $40 for adults (cash bar) and $18 for children 2 to 12 years of age. Entertainment will be provided by past winners of the Bel Canto Foundation Opera Contest. (773-588–2515) The...

by Jerry Finzi   The wheel has been around for at least 6000 years... from Mesopotamia in the Middle East all the way to central Europe. No one really knows when it was "invented". Wheels move people, wood for making fires and the construction of useful items, animals, and products of the harvest.   The first wheels were wooden disks....

E' un italiano all'estero Nicola Verlato, nato a Veroma ma trasferitosi negli Stati Uniti dove vive a Los Angeles, che espone in una piccola ma raffinata mostra inaugurando lo spazio della Giuseppe Veniero Project, una galleria polifunzionale dedicata alle arti contemporanee situata nel centro storico di Palermo.   L'esposizione propone, fin...

The procession is one of the most traditional ways of bringing the divine out of its usual place, from the altar and the church. The shared movement of a crowd of people huddled close to each other as they pass along the streets of a town, or elsewhere, is a fundamental mode of expanding spirituality. It physically and geographically spreads the pr...

by Daniel Dentico   Ariana Grande has officially being recognized by PEOPLE magazine as one of the World's Most Beautiful People.   Often asked to reveal her ethnicity by fans, Ariana responded to one fan on Twitter saying she's Italian-American, half Sicilian and half Abruzzese.   Read more   Fonte: The Italian American...