Solving the Mysteries of Palermo’s Child Mummies

Mummies in the Catacombs of the Capuchins in Palermo, Italy. The first ever comprehensive study of mummified children in Sicily’s famous Capuchin Catacombs is being led by Staffordshire University. Dr. Kirsty Squires, Associate Professor of Bioarchaeology, and her team have been given exclusive access to a previously unstudied collection of children’s mummy housed in the … Read more

What Makes Palermo One Of The Top Destinations In Sicily

Palermo is the capital of Sicily and is one of the most popular tourist destinations for its architecture, history, climate, and culinary traditions. Shutterstock Sicily and its notable city of Palermo have been at the crossroads of civilizations for thousands of years. Today visitors can feel the impact and diversity of Italy’s stunning island of … Read more

Grand sailing in Sicily with the start of the Palermo-Montecarlo 2022

Grand sailing in Sicily with the start of the Palermo-Montecarlo 2022 by Emanuel Richelmy 18 Aug 10:07 UTC 19 August 2022 Palermo-Montecarlo 2022 opening press conference in Sicily © Circolo della Vela Sicilia / Studio Borlenghi Palermo-Montecarlo 2022 opening press conference in Sicily © Circolo della Vela Sicilia / Studio Borlenghi It’s great anticipation … Read more

The Biz Beat: Palermo brings Sicilian cooking to San Jose

One of the greatest culinary marriages came about when dried pasta, introduced by the Arabs to Sicily in the 12th century, met tomatoes grown from seeds brought to 16th century Spanish Palermo after Hernán Cortés gathered them from Montezuma’s gardens. Regardless of its international foundations, red sauces and pasta dishes have come to define popular … Read more

Palermo-Montecarlo 2022 – Day 1: A great show today in the gulf of Mondello

Palermo-Montecarlo 2022 – Day 1: A great show today in the gulf of Mondello by Emanuel Richelmy 21 Aug 17:21 UTC 21 August 2022 There were exceptional conditions today in the Gulf of Mondello for the start of the Palermo-Montecarlo 2022, the offshore regatta organized by the Circolo della Vela Sicilia, the Club from … Read more

A Sicilian sizzler: Pretty Palermo is perfect in autumn, with fewer crowds and plenty of sunshine.

The Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez said: ‘Going to Sicily is better than going to the moon.’ That might be overdoing it, but the largest island in the Mediterranean has an enigmatic element to it, with its baking hot interior, religious fervour and associations with organized crime. Now pedestrianised, the historic core of its magnificent … Read more

A Sicilian sizzler: Pretty Palermo is perfect in autumn, with fewer crowds and plenty of sunshine.

The Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez said: ‘Going to Sicily is better than going to the moon.’ That might be overdoing it, but the largest island in the Mediterranean has an enigmatic element to it, with its baking hot interior, religious fervour and associations with organized crime. Now pedestrianised, the historic core of its magnificent … Read more

Julien Paolini • Director of The Raïs of Palermo

22/10/2021 – We talked to the filmmaker, who is also co-director of production company La Réserve, to discuss his new project at the Cinemed Meetings. (© Clément Manes) Created in 2018 by the trio Julien Paolini (writer-director), Syrus Shahidi (writer-actor) and Clement Lecomte (business affairs), French production company La Réserve begun its activity with Amare … Read more