Skip to content

Category: Traditions

The Sicilian Arancino: A World Record Tradition!

The arancino, a small culinary treasure from Sicily, has recently clinched the Guinness World Records thanks to the epic feat of the Panyllo bakery in Messina. This giant of taste enchanted not only connoisseurs of pastry but also the Guinness World Records judge Lorenzo Veltri, renowned for his participation in “Lo Show dei Record” with Gerry Scotti on Canale 5. Here is the story of this delicious dish and Panyllo’s triumph.

Preserving Tradition: St. Joseph’s Soup, a Culinary Gem of Favara, Sicily

In the heart of Sicily, nestled amidst the rolling hills and ancient olive groves, lies the charming town of Favara. Here, time seems to stand still, and traditions are revered with an almost sacred devotion. Amongst the tapestry of customs that adorn this town, none shines brighter than the celebrated St. Joseph’s Soup, or “Minestra di San Giuseppe” in the native tongue.

Exploring the Enchanting Grotta Mangiapane in Custonaci: Sicily’s Hidden Gem

Sicily is a land rich in history and traditions, where every corner hides fascinating stories and mysterious places. One of these magical places is the Grotta Mangiapane, located in the picturesque town of Custonaci, in the province of Trapani. This cave is a true hidden treasure of Sicily, a place steeped in history and charm that deserves to be explored.

The Feast of Saint Agatha in Catania: A Masterpiece of Tradition and Devotion

The Feast of Saint Agatha in Catania is a significant religious celebration for the Sicilian city. This festival, dedicated to Saint Agatha, the patron saint of Catania, is deeply rooted in the city’s historical and cultural fabric. The culmination of the festival occurs on the 5th of February each year with the procession of the saint’s relics, attracting thousands of devout locals and tourists from around the world.

The Centuries-Old Tradition of the ‘Acchianata’ at Monte Pellegrino: Devotion to Saint Rosalia in Palermo

Throughout history, the city of Palermo has safeguarded one of its oldest and most moving religious traditions, the ‘Acchianata’ at Monte Pellegrino. This event has permeated the souls of Palermitans for generations, renewing their devotion to their patron saint, Saint Rosalia. In this historical exploration guided by an expert in Palermo’s history, we will discover the importance and evolution of this millennial tradition.

The “Moro Heads”: History, Controversies, and Meaning

The “Moro heads” are objects that have sparked considerable interest and controversy over the years. These artifacts represent stylized human heads, often carved from wood or made from other materials, and have been used in various cultures around the world for ritual, religious, artistic, and decorative purposes. This article will explore the history, controversies, and significance of these unique works of art and cultural objects.

Festival of San Nicola di Bari in Gualtieri Sicaminò: Traditions, Devotion, and Fireworks Spectacle

Every year, in the picturesque setting of the northern slopes of the Peloritani mountains, the small community of Gualtieri Sicaminò prepares to celebrate the Festival of San Nicola di Bari with fervor. This unique event, deeply rooted in history, attracts thousands of visitors from all over the island and beyond. A blend of tradition, devotion, and fireworks spectacle makes this festival an unforgettable experience.

x  Powerful Protection for WordPress, from Shield Security
This Site Is Protected By
Shield Security