Archive for June, 2010

Magma short film festival

Posted on June 28th, 2010, by mizzica

Here at we try to discover and present you all the best Sicily has to offer: that’s why we’re happy to introduce you to Magma – International Short Film Festival.

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Magma is an international short film festival that will celebrate its 9th edition this year, and will take place in Acireale (CT) from July 22 to July 25 in the beautiful scenario of the Chiostro ex Liceo Gulli e Pennisi, in the center of Acireale.

Organized by Scarti Cultural Association, it has been continuously growing in the last years and it is now considered among the most important movie festivals in Italy.

In recent editions, Magma has screened some of the best short movie coming from more than 50 different countries. Some of those, like the spanish 7:35 de la mañana , have been selected to compete for Hollywood Academy Awards.

This year Magma will host 31 movies coming from 16 countries. Movies are organized into four competitive categories: narratives, documentaries, experimentals, animations.

Check out Magma’s website to find the complete list of selected movies for the 2010 edition.

And enjoy Paseo, Magma 2009 winner.



Etna Eruptions: 2007

Posted on June 26th, 2010, by mizzica

Mt. Etna is the highst active volcano in Europe (3,328 m), and is for sure one of the most famous natural attractions of Sicily.
Etna often reveals all its power with impressive, beatiful eruptions; while these events are normally not dangerous for the population, they offer and incredible show.
So we decided to look for a series of videos of some of the most spectacular Etna’s eruptions.
Here we start with the 2007 Etna’s eruption: enjoy the video!

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