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The Tenute Rosselli winery tells its story to the Kantuccio di Porticello

An evening dedicated to tasting the labels of the Tenute Rosselli winery, combined with some typical products of the restaurant owned by the company, on 19 December on the small port of Santa Flavia.
The Tenute Rosselli winery was founded in 2013 as an agricultural company specialized in the production of very fine extra virgin olive oil. The passion for the fruits of the earth, together with that for the kitchen of Gregorio Rosselli, a young entrepreneur, has led him to increase the agricultural activity and to direct it towards the production of quality wines.
Wednesday, December 19 in Porticello, seaside village of Santa Flavia in the province of Palermo, at Kantuccio, the gourmet tavern overlooking the marina of Santa Flavia, will open to the public of wine enthusiasts and press to present the project of the Tenute Rosselli winery.

here’s the menu

  • Milk croquettes, panelle and crocchè (Paired: Araciu Grillo 2017)
  • Fish and potato croquettes (Paired: Tampasia Inzolia 2017)
  • Arancinette di mare (paired with: Amunì Viogner 2017)
  • Swordfish rolls (Paired: Camìna Chardonnay 2017)
  • Baked primose, scones with ricotta (paired with: Cùrri Nero d’Avola 2016)
  • Caponata of swordfish, “margheritine” of mixed tastes (Paired: 6Punto4 Merlot 2016)
  • Sfincette di natale (pairing: cannellino of the house)

Cost per person 15 euros. For info and reservations 091 957316

Christmas and Epiphany program 2018-2019

Christmas in Santa Flavia: here are all the scheduled events that will be from Saturday, December 15, 2018 to Sunday, January 6, 2019.
On the occasion of Christmas, this year the municipal administration has organized, with the help of local associations such as the Pro Loco of Santa Flavia, the city that I would like Santa Flavia and La Zafarana, schools and parish communities, a rich calendar of initiatives and events that will start from this week and which will end on the day of the Epiphany.
The program will find food events of the sicilian tradition, for children, music and more.
In the days of December 15-16, 21-22-23 December and 5-6 January there will be the Craft Market and the Agro-Food Market.
The conclusion of the event will be, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 January 2019, with Befana in Festa, where it will be possible to see the performance of Paolo Zarcone and the Tango Disiu Company and there will also be Sant’Anna Day Winter with Nutella’s Animation and ASD Angel Dance that will entertain children with bubble games, balloons, visa painting and much more.
Mayor Salvatore Sanfilippo thanks all those who have committed themselves to the implementation of the Christmas program, in particular the associations, schools and parishes already mentioned in the program.
We invite you to participate in all the events and the opening of Saturday at Villa Filangeri starting at 17.00 with the first day of the event and the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Charity draw, up for grabs a Craft Crib

Also this year the Pro Loco of Santa Flavia will be giving away a precious Artisan Crib, made in Naples in via San Gregorio Armeno, famous all over the world for the countless shops dedicated to the art of the nativity scene. The proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to charity.

The ticket price is € 1 (one euro); the draw will take place January 6, 2019 at 7 pm at Villa Filangeri in Santa Flavia (PA).
For those interested in purchasing tickets can send a request to the email proloco.santaflavia@libero.it or via the facebook page.
It will also be possible to buy tickets during the Christmas Fair, which will be held in Corso Filangeri on December 15th starting at 5pm; on the 16th from 10 am to 8 pm, on 21 and 22 from 4 pm; the 23 from 10 to 20, January 5 from 16 and 6 from 10.
The program will soon be published with all the events organized
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Bar Basilica and its 44 years of history

The Basilica Bar, and a family history. Born 44 years ago from Gaspare Cusimano and Crivello Maria Concetta. Founded with a single purpose, to put love and commitment into what we did. Retrace 44 years of activity is not easy.

It all started in Piazzale Lo Re from a small Chioschetto named “Le Palme”. After 15 years of activity, the Cusimano family extends the place, moving in front of the Basilica Soluntina Sant’Anna in Santa Flavia.

From which the current name Bar Basilica is born. The years pass and after a long illness, Gaspare Cusimano, the man from whom the whole family project had started, is missing.

From that moment everything passes to his sons Francesco, Salvatore, Amedeo, Giuseppe and Alessandro, who carry on their father’s dream with so much dedication and commitment.

Not to disappoint the memory. Between joys and sorrows comes the new Bar Basilica, taken in hand by the grandchildren with the sole purpose of going forward over the years and bring up the name of that bar that grandfather and grandmother founded for their future.

We are waiting for you on Friday 14 December at 20.30 for the new opening with the new restyling.

 

Santa Flavia, present at the NOS Conference successfully

PALERMO – Thursday 15 November 2018 at the Sala Gialla dell’ARS at the Palazzo dei Normanni, was held the presentation of the project on tourism training, called NOS acronym of Need, Opportunity, Substance.

Partner of the event the project Visit Santa Flavia, which was very popular with the participants, with new partnerships for 2019 born with the University of Palermo.

Santa Flavia Group with Dr. Giuseppe Riticella and Silvio Lo Porto

Full delegation of Santa Flavia, with Stefano Tancredi representing the Municipality and the Nautical Club Solunto, the Pro Loco of Santa Flavia with the president Antonina Imboccari, La Città che Vorrei Santa Flavia with the president Adelaide Maggiore, Roads To Solanto with the administrator Pietro Zizzo and FlaPort with Nino Mineo.

The event is organized by the Centro Studi Interform and by the non-profit association A.S.FA. Sicily, in collaboration with the ARS, the Department of Education and Vocational Training, the Tourism, Sports and Entertainment Department and with the main partner of the FonARCom Interprofessional Fund.

They related:

  • Honorable Regional Councilor for Education and Vocational Training, Dott. Roberto Lagalla
  • President of the 4th Budget Commission, Honorable Riccardo Savona
  • President of ASFA Sicilia Onlus, Diego Mannisi, Cav. of the Italian Republic
  • President of the Interform Study Center, Dott. Silvio Lo Porto
  • National Coordinator for the Promotion and Development of the FonARCom Gianni Gruttadauria Fund
  • President of the Legality and Development Foundation, President of KSM Giuseppe Fausto Milillo
  • Executive Würth Italy Aurelio Cuccia
  • Labor Consultant, Managing Director of Barbaro & Partners Job Consulting Stp arl Vincenzo Barbaro
  • President of the Tourist and Management Studies Center Giuseppe Riticella
  • Already Funz. Isp. I work at the Sicilian Region Sebastiano Merlo
  • Accountant, President of the Board of Auditors of the City of Palermo Dott. Rag. Marcello Barbaro

Solemnity program of the immaculata of Porticello

Porticello fraction of the municipality of Santa Flavia is preparing to celebrate the Immaculate Conception, the celebrations will start on November 28 with the descent of the Madonna Simulacrum to the song of the Litany, from November 29 to December 7 novena in preparation for the solemnity of the Immaculate . The day of December 8, the day of the Feast dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, the town will wake up with the traditional “Alborata”, followed by the group of the Tamburinari di Aspra and the “Pietro Mascagni” band, the The children’s floral tribute to the monument of the Madonna del Pescatore in “Piano Stenditore” is set at 9:00 and 11:00. In the afternoon the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration presided by the parish priest Don Bruno Sparacio, to follow the Procession of the Simulacrum of the Immaculate through the streets of the country with the recitation of the poems to the Madonna; everything will culminate with the pyrotechnic show at the passage of the Madonna to the “Plan Stenditore” by the company “Pirolandia” of La Rosa Giuseppe da Bagheria, at the end of the Procession in Church and ascent of the Simulacro della Madonna.

I Return of Memory – The Cemetery of San Cristoforo and Divine Mercy

Monday 12 November 2018 10.00 will be held in Sala Basile of Villa Filangeri, home of the City of Santa Flavia, the study day sponsored by the municipality itself and by the Regional Presidency of Sicily, with the theme “I Return of Memory – The Cemetery of San Cristoforo and of Divine Mercy “.

Program of the event:
Greetings
Salvatore Sanfilippo – Mayor of Santa Flavia
Introduction and Conduction
Giuseppe Crivello – Vice President of the Municipal Council of Santa Flavia
Interventions
Emanuele Tornatore – Archaeologist
Don Saverio Civilleri – Rev. Parish priest of the Soluntina Basilica of Sant’Anna
Pietro Giuseppe Gianmalva – Regional Councilor for Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity
Carolina Varchi – Parent Company FdI Justice Commission Chamber of Deputies
Giovanni Principato – Municipal Council of Santa Flavia and Scholarly Territorial Identity
Concludes
Gianfranco Miccichè – President of the Sicilian Regional Assembly

We would like to thank for the collaboration: Centro Studi Itinera, Centro Studi Ries and the Pro Loco Santa Flavia Tourist Association

Ricordi (mneme) returns to Palazzo Mistretta

The Feast of the Dead opens the door to all the other anniversaries of this time of the year, inevitably dragging everyone into a whirlwind of unique emotions. It is in this context that at Palazzo Mistretta, in via Consolare 91, in Santa Flavia, the anthological exhibition “Ricordi (mneme)”, promoted by the Nofriu and Virticchiu association in collaboration with the Pro Loco of Santa Flavia, is set up.

You can immerse yourself in a magical atmosphere thanks to the ancient toys of Giovanni Principato and the rocking ponies in papier-mâché and wood by the master Pietro Boscia. An opportunity to feel like in a fairy tale thanks to the readings and narrations of fairy tales of the Sicilian oral tradition, entrusted by actress Nina Pellitteri and Giorgio D’Amato.
For those looking for special occasions to get lost in a fairy world, designed not only for children, will have to visit this exhibition – which this year has as its theme “The Gift” – where the magic pops out and is revealed through all those objects that they were part of childhood.Visiting hours from Monday to Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 4 to 7pm

Feast of Maria Santissima del Lume

Celebration Committee “Maria S.S. del Lume – Porticello”

PROGRAM

Monday, September 24th 2018 MEMORY OF S.PIO FROM PIETRALCINA

5.30 pm Solemn Eucharistic Celebration.
6:45 pm Procession through the streets of the town with the simulacrum of St. Pio.

NOVENA IN PREPARATION TO THE PARTY

From Tuesday 25 September to Wednesday 3 October every evening (except Sunday 30 September)
at 21:00 Holy Rosary with a copy of the picture in the main squares of the town.

Saturday 29 September 2018

8:45 am Meeting of the faithful in the church square and pilgrimage to the Chapel of the Madonna del Lume in Capo Zafferano.

Wednesday 3 October 2018 CONCLUSION OF THE NOVENA

Hours 21:00 Recitation of the Holy Rosary animated by parish groups at “Largo Cefalù”

TRIDUO SOLENNE IN PREPARATION TO THE PARTY

Thursday 4 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
5.00 pm Lighting of the illuminations in the churchyard.
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet
6.00 pm Eucharistic Celebration with Vespers and reflection by Rev. Wojciech Skolmowski Chancellor of the diocese of Torun.
9.00 pm Song of the “Akathistos”.

Friday 5 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
6.00 pm Eucharistic Celebration with Vespers and reflection by Rev. Wojciech Skolmowski Chancellor of the diocese of Torun.
21:00 Penitential liturgy and meeting with the bearers of “Vara”

Saturday 6 October 2018

5:00 pm Floral tribute to the bronze statue of the Madonna del Lume at the port; to follow Torchlight towards the church.
6:00 pm Solemn Eucharistic Celebration presided over by Don Santino Taormina parish priest of the parish of Our Lady of Sorrows in Molara (PA)
7:00 am Alborata
8:30 am Tour of the Tamburinai and the “Amici della Musica” Music Band of Sant’Elia along the streets of the town.
9:00 am Transportation of the “Vara” within the fish market.
10:00 am Athletic competition for children with the collaboration of the “Zafarana” association in Piano Stenditore.
3.00 pm Traditional Game of the Antenna with animation by the “Balca Tribe” at the Port.
3.30 pm Race of the Porticello Rioni Boats to follow the Swimming Competition at the Olivella.

CONCLUSION OF THE TRIDUAL

5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
18:00 Solemn Eucharistic celebration in the conclusion of the triduum with Vespers and reflection by Rev. Wojciech Skolmowski Chancellor of the diocese of Torun.
19:00 – 00:00 Exhibition of processional launch within the fish market
9.00 pm Musical show with the LOS DESEOS orchestra, followed by FRANCO CALONE in concert.

Sunday 7 October 2018

7:00 am Alborata
8.00 am Pilgrimage of the Parish Community of Santa Flavia and Eucharistic Celebration.
8.30 am Tour of the Tamburinai Associations of Aspra, Bagheria, Misilmeri, Belmonte Mezzagno and Santo Stefano di Quisquina along the streets of the country.
9.00 am Exhibition of the Tamburinai Groups at the Fish Market.
10:00 am Eucharistic celebration animated by the parish choir of the children.
11:00 am Sack Race and Tire Shooting for children with the collaboration of the association “Zafarana” in Piano Stenditore.
11:30 am Solemn Eucharistic Celebration presided by S.E.R. Card Paolo Romeo Archbishop emeritus of Palermo and animated by the parish choir Maria S.S del Lume.
1:00 pm Lighting of the “Masculiata” and of the mortars in the church square.
3.00 pm Traditional Game of the Antenna with performances by the Tamburinai groups at the Port.
4.00 pm Semifinal – Final Race of the Rione di Porticello Boats.
5.00 pm Parade of Sicilian carts and of the Folk Soluntum group with a conclusion to the Stenditore Plan
5:45 pm Solemn Celebration of the First Vespers of the Holy Mother Del Lume.
6.30 pm Solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by Don Giovanni La Mendola Archpriest of Bagheria, animated by the parish choir Maria SS. del Lume, and renewal of the marriage vows of all married couples.
18.00 – 24.00 Exhibition of the processional launch within the fish market.
9.00 pm Awarding of the winners of the sporting events that took place during the festival.
9:30 pm Cabaret show with ANTONIO PANDOLFO, followed by CAREM FERRERI in short.

Monday 8 October 2018 FESTA DELLA MOTHER SS. OF THE LUME

7:00 am Alborata
8:00 am Eucharistic Celebration
8:30 am Tour of the Tamburinai and the “Amici della Musica” Music Band of Sant’Elia through the streets of the town
9:00 am Performance of the Tamburinai and execution of symphonic marches inside the Fish Market
9.30 am Ascent of the “Vara”
10:00 am Eucharistic celebration animated by the parish choir of the children
11:30 am Solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by the parish priest and animated by the parish choir Maria S.S del Lume.
1:00 pm Lighting of the “Masculiata” and of the mortars in the church square.
2.30 pm Opening of the Church.
3.00 pm Descent of the picture of the Madonna.
4.30 pm Meeting with the committees and confraternities of Casteldaccia, Altavilla Milicia, Baucina, Novitiate, Bagheria.
17:00 Solemn procession through the streets of the village accompanied by the “Musica della Musica” Band of Sant’Elia and “Pietro Mascagni” in Aspra.
7:30 pm Arrival of the procession to the Plan Spread and moment of prayer with the reflection of Fra Domenico Spatola O.F.M
8.00 pm Arrival of the Procession in Santa Nicolicchia and historical re-enactment of the discovery of the painting
9.00 pm Pyromusical show in homage to the Madonna on the Stenditore Plan.
00:30 hours Pyrotechnic show by La Rosa company “Internetional Fireworks”.

SOLENNE EIGHTH

Tuesday, October 9th 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
12:00 am Recital of the Angelus
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
18:00 Pilgrimage of the Parish Community of Sant’Elia. Eucharistic celebration presided over by Don Francesco Lo Proto and animated by the Choir “Maria SS. Sorrows “.

Wednesday 10 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
12:00 am Recital of the Angelus
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
18:00 Eucharistic celebration presided by the parish priest for the emigrants in America.

Thursday 11 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
12:00 am Recital of the Angelus
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
6.00 pm Eucharistic celebration presided by the parish priest for Gli Ammalati follows the Eucharistic Adoration

Friday 12 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
12:00 am Recital of the Angelus
4.00 pm Tournament of Briscola and Scopa at Largo Trizzanò
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
6.00 pm Eucharistic celebration presided by the parish priest during which all the confreres, sisters and bearers of Vara Defunti will be remembered

Saturday 13 October 2018

9:00 am Celebration of Lauds morning follows Holy Rosary.
12:00 am Recital of the Angelus
3:00 pm Water skiing parade in the stretch of water in front of the Olivella area organized by the association “La città che vorrei”.
5.15 pm Recitation of the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet.
18:00 Solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by Don Antonio Mancuso, vicar of our vicariate.

Sunday 14 October 2018 OCTAVA DELLA MOTHER SS. OF THE LUME

7:00 am Alborata
8:00 am Eucharistic Celebration
8.30 am Tour of the Tamburinai through the streets of the town.
10.00 am Pilgrimage of the Parish Community Maria SS. Del Lume in Linera (CT), Eucharistic Celebration
11:30 am Solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by Mons. Giuseppe Oliveri, Vicar General of our Archdiocese, and animated by the parish choir Maria S.S del Lume.
1:00 pm Lighting of the “Masculiata” and of the mortars in the church square.
3.00 pm Beginning of the Procession towards the port.
4.00 pm Departure of the Pilgrimage by land from the church square, and beginning of the Procession to the Sea towards Capo Zafferano.
5.00 pm Arrival of the Procession to Capo Zafferano, blessing of the sea and tribute to the fallen in the sea
5.30 pm Moment of Prayer at the Monument of the “Madonna del Pescatore” on the plank floor.
18:30 hours Ascent of the framework.
9.30 pm Entertainment evening organized by the local groups, followed by the drawing up of the Lottery numbers promoted by the committee and closing of the festivities. Wednesday 3 October 2018 CONCLUSION OF THE NOVENA
Hours 21:00 Recitation of the Holy Rosary animated by parish groups at “Largo Cefalù”

Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows of Saint Elias

The official 2018 program of the Feast of Mary of Sorrows of St. Elias from 1 to 23 September

From 1 to 15 September
6.30 pm Recitation of the Rosary and singing of the fortnight
19.00 Mass

Wednesday, September 12th
4.00 pm Recreational and recreational activities at the seafront in collaboration with the cultural association “a Zafarana”
6.30 pm Recitation of the Rosary and singing of the fortnight
19.00 Mass
9.30 pm Solemn Vigil Mariana

Thursday, September 13th
6.30 pm Recitation of the Rosary and singing of the fortnight
7.00 pm Holy Mass
9.15 pm Screening at the seafront of the film PADDINGTON 2 by the Pro loco of the Municipality of Santa Flavia

Friday, September 14th
FEAST OF THE EXAMPLE OF THE HOLY CROSS
Hours Tour of the band directed by Maestro Carmelo Calo ‘and the tamburinai of “Baaria” through the streets of the town
6.00 pm Lighting of the artistic luminaries of the “Plescia” company of Misilmeri
6.30 pm Recitation of the Rosary and singing of the fortnight
19.00 Mass with the participation of the bearers of the statue of the SS. Virgin of Sorrows

Saturday 15 September
FEAST OF B. V. M. ADDOLORATA
4.30 pm Tour of the musical band directed by Maestro Carmelo Calo ‘and the tamburinai of “Baaria” through the streets of the town
17.00 Exhibition “L’ANGOLO DELL’ARTIGIANO” at the seafront, by the Pro loco of the municipality of Santa Flavia
18.15 pm Concert of “Symphonic marches” at the belvedere
6.30 pm Recitation of the Rosary
19.00 Solemn Eucharistic celebration presided by the parish priest and animated by the parish choir
8.00 pm Shot of castagnole and firecrackers
9.30 pm EVENING CANORA

Sunday 16 September
07.00 hours Alborata
08.30 am Tour of the musical band directed by Maestro Carmelo Calo ‘and the tamburinai of “Baaria” through the streets of the town
09.00 S. Mass
9.30 am Parade of canoes at the Caletta by the Ass. The City I would like in collaboration with the Solunto Nautical Club
9.45 am Musical entertainment in Piazza Chiesa
11.30 am Solemn Eucharistic Celebration presided by Rev. Don Liborio Scordato animated by the parish choir
13.00 hours Shoot of castagnole and mortaretti on the spreading plane
5.00 pm Opening of the church and recital of the Holy Rosary
18.00 Solemn procession of the simulacrum of the SS. Virgin of Sorrows through the streets of the village
8.00 pm Arrival of the simulacrum on the plank floor and moment of prayer and meditation
9.00 pm Return of the simulacrum in the church and restoration on the altar
22.00 pm EVENING CANORA “POSSIBLE SCENERY” CESARE CREMONINI TRIBUTE BAND
24.00 hours Show of pyrotechnic games of the company “Pirolandia” by G. La Rosa of Bagheria

Sunday, September 23rd
SOLENNE EIGHTH
8.30 am Tour of the tamburini of “Baaria” through the streets of the town
09.00 am Mass
11.30 am Solemn Eucharistic celebration animated by the parish choir and closing of the festivities