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Out of Palermo

Palermo seen from the roof of the opera house

From La Repubblica online Palermo edition:
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palermo from on high

Pucci Scaffidi's photos are on display at Palazzo Branciforte, the seat of the Bank of Sicily, in Via Olivella at Palermo.
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Sophia is my favorite movie star

This post also has nothing to do with anything important. I just needed a break from bad news.
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Awesome wedding video by the Dinolfo Bros in Gangi, Sicily



I am subscribed to the Dinolfo Brothers feed. They are amazing video makers. They work out of Gangi, and I believe it is old Gangi in this wedding clip but I could be wrong. What a town. What talent these guys have. Talent, humor, appreciation of beauty. Dang! Are there USA photographers who make wedding movies like this?  Read More 
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Lovely: A drone flies over historic center of Palermo


Palermo from AlbertoLupo on Vimeo.

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Still snowing in Sicily

Sicily got hit with up to three feet of snow in the mountain towns. Today in La Repubblica I found this video by a video artist in Gangi in the Madonie Mountains who sent his camera up on a drone to film the snow-covered red rooftops. What a wonderful job he did. It is so gorgeous I sent him a fan letter on Twitter. Video by Ivan Mocciaro of Gangi. Click on the caption to see the short video. PLEASE watch it full screen. Read More 
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Rai 1 channel special on Palermo

A beautiful video on the core beauties of Palermo. First broadcast 31 December 2016, You can enjoy the images even if you do not understand Italian. Click on the caption to see the show.
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Vicari: snapshots of a beautiful day in a Sicilian village

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Fantastic Sicily video



The great videographer Bill Livingston, who made the double Emmy-winning film "The Italians", just sent me a link to this three-minute promo for Sicily. WOW what a great job and what JOY the video maker must have had making it.
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Arabian horse beauty contest in La Favorita Park

Mayor Leoluca Orlando had closed the La Favorita park to traffic for a few weeks of intensive cleaning before Easter. When the normally messy and littering Palermo public left it absolutely clean after Easter Monday's traditional Pasquetta picnic and barbecues, the newspapers reported the fact giddily. Now here's a scene from an Arabian horse beauty competition in the Favorita, Palermo style.
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