Grotte, Agrigento

Grotte, Agrigento

Grotte, Agrigento: A Journey through history and faith Nestled amidst the rolling hills of the Agrigento province lies Grotte, a charming municipality with a population of just over five thousand inhabitants. Located approximately 100 kilometers southeast of Palermo...
Frank Sinatra’s Sicilian Roots

Frank Sinatra’s Sicilian Roots

Frank Sinatra’s Sicilian Roots: Unravelling the Mystery Frank Sinatra was born on 12 December 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of Italian immigrants Natalina ‘Dolly’ Garaventa from Liguria and Antonino Martino Sinatra from Sicily.The Sicilian...
Sicilian Moor’s Heads

Sicilian Moor’s Heads

Sicilian Moor’s Heads: Legends, Literary Allusions, and Artistic Craftsmanship Visitors to Sicily will undoubtedly notice a pair of ceramic heads – a black male head and a white female head – in restaurants, hotels or shops. Much like Ethan in The...
The Carnival of Sciacca

The Carnival of Sciacca

The Peppi Nappa Sciacca Carnival 1 Introduction 2 History of the Carnival of Sciacca 3 The King of Carnival: Peppi ‘Nnappa 4 The Carnival of Sciacca 5 Sciacca Carnival Program 2024 1 Introduction. A thousand colors brighten Sciacca during its carnival, which is one of...