Sicily’s flag
<ul><li>Lentini is situated in the east part of Sicily, between two important cities: Catania and Syracuse. </li></ul>
History and traditions. <ul><li>Leontinoi, the ancient name of our town, was founded by the greek population of Calcidesi ...
<ul><li>In the archeological area of Leontinoi we have remains of the greek population. The archeological museum is import...
<ul><li>One of the most imporatnt buildings is the church in Baroque style dedicated to Saint Alfio, patron saint of the t...
<ul><li>The Biviere is a big lake and it’s a protected area because there live different animal species and particular bir...
Our school: “E. Vittorini” high school <ul><li>Our school is a high school science and it’s situated in a big building. </...
<ul><li>In our school there are different courses of study you can choose. </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic course; </li></ul>...
<ul><li>If you choose the linguistic course you have the opportunity to study english, franch and german. In our school th...
<ul><li>There are also a physics laboratory where students can observe physic phenomena through experiments, </li></ul>
<ul><li>A big library where you can find every kind of book, a theatre room because we organised shows, a music laboratory...
<ul><li>This is the room we use for conferences. It’s called “monsters room” because there are parodies of teachers portra...
TARANTELLA The Tarantella Dance  music is probably the most recognized song of all the Italian folklore music.   
<ul><li>It literally means &quot;tarantula&quot; because the dance is done buy everyone in a great big circle going clockw...
<ul><li>until the music in the set changes, becomes faster, then they quickly change the direction to counterclockwise, th...
Food <ul><li>In Lentini there are splendid orange groves, they are the best in Sicily and you can make different recipes w...
<ul><li>Some culinary traditions are: “cudduruni” (a stuffed pizza made with broccoli, anchioves and fresh peppered cheese...
cassata arancini cannoli caponata parmigiana
<ul><li>THE END </li></ul>
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Sicily

  1. 1. Sicily’s flag
  2. 2. <ul><li>Lentini is situated in the east part of Sicily, between two important cities: Catania and Syracuse. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History and traditions. <ul><li>Leontinoi, the ancient name of our town, was founded by the greek population of Calcidesi in 729 b.C. </li></ul><ul><li>They occupied the territory from the valley of St. Mauro to the hill that sourround it: Metapiccola. It was dominated also by Romans, Arabs and Normans, in fact we have ruins of these civilizations. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In the archeological area of Leontinoi we have remains of the greek population. The archeological museum is important too, there you can find classical and hellenistic remains. </li></ul>Tetradramma 460 b.C.
  5. 5. <ul><li>One of the most imporatnt buildings is the church in Baroque style dedicated to Saint Alfio, patron saint of the town with Filadelfo e Cirino. Then you can find the caves where the saints where enclosed before being martyred on the 10th of May 253. </li></ul>And this is the date of the celebrations of the patron saints. During these celebration there’s a particular perpetuation: men and women go barefoot around the historica centeras a form of offering.
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Biviere is a big lake and it’s a protected area because there live different animal species and particular birds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Our school: “E. Vittorini” high school <ul><li>Our school is a high school science and it’s situated in a big building. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In our school there are different courses of study you can choose. </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic course; </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematic and physics course; </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural heritage; </li></ul><ul><li>If you choose the linguistic course you have the opportunity to study english, franch and german. In our school there is a linguistic laboratory where we go with teachers. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>If you choose the linguistic course you have the opportunity to study english, franch and german. In our school there is a linguistic laboratory where we go with teachers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>There are also a physics laboratory where students can observe physic phenomena through experiments, </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>A big library where you can find every kind of book, a theatre room because we organised shows, a music laboratory with many instruments. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>This is the room we use for conferences. It’s called “monsters room” because there are parodies of teachers portrait on the wall. </li></ul>
  13. 13. TARANTELLA The Tarantella Dance music is probably the most recognized song of all the Italian folklore music.   
  14. 14. <ul><li>It literally means &quot;tarantula&quot; because the dance is done buy everyone in a great big circle going clockwise, </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>until the music in the set changes, becomes faster, then they quickly change the direction to counterclockwise, this continues several times and is fun to see who keeps up. It’Generally played with a strong mandolin (Italian guitar) presence, each region has its own version. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Food <ul><li>In Lentini there are splendid orange groves, they are the best in Sicily and you can make different recipes with oranges. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Some culinary traditions are: “cudduruni” (a stuffed pizza made with broccoli, anchioves and fresh peppered cheese) </li></ul>AND…
  18. 18. cassata arancini cannoli caponata parmigiana
  19. 19. <ul><li>THE END </li></ul>

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