Chi vuol esser lieto sia… Traditional Florentine songs and taverns

Florence is famous all over the world for art and culture, but the tradition of its ancient taverns is less known. For this reason, an association of local sommeliers asked Martina to organize a special “stornellata” (singing moment) in the taverns involving a company of Florentine musicians.

Get ready because before going to the taverns we are with Martina and the whole company for rehearsals in Piazza Donati. Try to come even a little earlier to warm your voice and, if you have it, bring the book of the songs!

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The Strength of Sauris

Everyone sets goals to be achieved in their life but it is normal having to overcome many difficulties and obstacles. However, it seems that, during the centuries, the inhabitants of Sauris have been able to rely on a particular Strength that has helped them to overcome all adversities.
Do you want to join the research group on the secret of the “Strength” of the people of Sauris? Together with Marinella we will immerse ourselves in the history, traditions, and life of the Saurians starting from the legend of Sant’Osvaldo to the present day and surely you too can have access to this miraculous “Strength”.

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The Ghost of Sorci Castle

laria is a journalist and was commissioned by the owners of Castello di Sorci to summon some ghost experts with whom to examine the truth of the facts and legends of the infamous Baldaccio, the ghost that seems to infest the castle.

If you know about ghosts and do not fear the mystery, Ilaria awaits tomorrow at sunset in front of the castle, I recommend arriving on time because it seems that the ghost does not wait!

Se non temi il mistero vieni al castello Ilaria ti aspetta domani al tramonto, mi raccomando arriva puntuale!
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Beyond the immanent, interpreting the mysteries of Naples

Lately, the inhabitants of the San Ferdinando district are awakened by a recurring dream, strange night noises and mysterious episodes. They then decide to ask Anna, an expert in communication and Neapolitan traditions and legends to help them unravel the reason for these strange events. You too have been called as a collaborator to help Anna in the quest to discover the truth “beyond the immanent”.

The appointment is for tomorrow at the Galleria Umberto I, Anna has already prepared all the necessary material, you only have to bring your sharpest spirit of observation!
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The dances of “The Leopard”at the Palace of Pottino marquises

The Mediterranean Itineraries Association has decided to enhance the Palace of Pottino marquises of Petralia Soprana as an ideal place to shoot some scenes of the remake of the movie “Il Gattopardo” (The Leopard) and assigns Antonella, as a historical expert of the Palace and of the noble life of the late nineteenth century, to select the extras for the film.
Do you feel ready to pass the casting? Antonella is waiting for you “in the little square” in Petralia Soprana and, if you pass the selection, the contract will be yours!… Read More

The Maiorchino Tournament

The Mayor of Novara of Sicily commissioned Filippo, president of the PFM cultural association, to organize a special edition of the famous Maiorchino Tournament so as not to lose the tradition. During the Tournament, the citizens of Novara di Sicilia compete in a spectacular race where they roll a cheese (The Maiorchino) through the streets of the town.
Citizens of Novara di Sicilia, you are called to set up and take part in the tournament! Filippo is waiting for you tomorrow and don’t worry about the hat to take part, it’s ready for you!… Read More

The Cuisine of the Monsú of the 800 Sicilian aristocracy

Mariagrazia is an expert in agri-food productions and together with her friend Roberta, a professional cook, she thought to create the first Master in Cuisine of the Monsú, where you will learn to choose food products, to cook them and even to prepare the table in the manner envisaged by this particular type of cuisine. You will discover the tradition of the French chefs hired by the high aristocracy of the time, contaminated with the truest soul of Sicily.
If you have decided to participate do not hesitate, bring the shopping bag and Mariagrazia will give you the apprentice badge.… Read More

Fishing with cousin Pepè at the foot of Etna

Saro’s cousins ​​live abroad, they come to Acireale for the first time and they dream of finding their roots, the sea and the lands they had never seen before and meeting their relatives they have never met. Saro organizes the meeting with Giuseppe, “Pepè”, the only cousin who has decided to continue the profession of grandparents and of great-grandparents: fishing. It will surely be an exciting moment even if it won’t be easy to understand each other, Pepè only speaks the Sicilian dialect! Do you feel ready to learn the ancient secrets of fishing and find your roots? Saro awaits you at sunset in the square of Acireale!… Read More

The treasure of Ammicc Palace

Today, at dawn, the death of Mr. Lambicco, rich feudal lord of Bernalda, was announced. It was rumored that the rich gentleman hid a great treasure and an assault on Ammicc Palace was unleashed. Imma, Lambicco’s daughter, however, reveals that the treasure is actually an ancient secret recipe and decides to open the doors of the palace only to talented cooks and talented pastry chefs.
If you want to participate in the “treasure hunt”, come tomorrow in front of the church of San Bernardino. Behind the treasure lies a “sweet” surprise … hurry up!… Read More

The marriage of King Manfredi at the Swabian Castle

An advertising agency was commissioned by the managers of the Swabian Castle to create an original concept to promote the Castle on social media, the theme will be the re-enactment of the marriage between the son of Federico II, Manfredi of Swabia, and Elena of Epirus, which took place in 1259. To remain anchored to the facts and the iconographies of that time, the Agency involved Francesca, a well-known art historian, expert in the historical period of Federico II and Manfredi.
Don’t worry about setting up, Francesca thinks of everything, just bring your smartphone and all your creativity for the social media campaign!… Read More

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