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THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018 www.italoamericano.org L'Italo-Americano 2 W hat if fate, today, had decided to offer you a dream Italian holiday? Simply imagine to leave home and land on the wonderful Mediterranean island of Sicily: there'll be little else to worry about once you packed your suitcase and booked a taxi to the airport. Since your very first moment in Catania, you'll only have to embrace this wonderful lemon and orange scented tour, made of enchanting Etna landscapes and picturesque snapshots of little marinas where to enjoy delicious fresh fish dishes and unique traditional flavors, as intense as local wine and as millenary as Sicily herself. Well, if your imagination has brought you already there, strolling along quiet and sunny baroque streets once inhabited by the Greeks, the Arabs, the Normans and the Spanish, if you are already mesmerized by the chivalric adventures of Pupi, or stupefied by the colorful Carretti Siciliani's centuries-long symbolism; if you are already dreaming to dive into a delicious cannolo or licking your chops at the thought of a slice of cassata or a piece of marzipan fruit...there's only one thing to do. Don't turn your back on fate: it has other beautiful prizes for you. But you'll never know whether this is your lucky day if you don't give fate a hand, or better, if you don't click on it! L'Italo Americano presents its richest lottery, Sicilia 110, to celebrate with its dedicated readers its distinguished 110 ten years of life, all spent at the service of the West Coast's Italian American community. All you need to get a chance at winning is a $12 ticket: of course, the more you get, the higher your chances to win. To make it all easier for you, we created handy bundles: 3 tickets for $25, 8 for $50 and 20 for $100. Remember that all profits will be reinvested in the pages you're reading right now, it'll come back to you edition after edition: you, with your support, allowed L'Italo-Americano to keep on telling the lives, stories and people of the Italian American world, along with the history, news, landscapes and traditions of Italy and her people. The luckiest among you will have the opportunity to set physically a foot on the peninsula. The Best of Oriental Sicily is our first prize: an You can win a dream for $12: a holiday in Sicily for two From the director amazing trip to Sicily for two, airfare included, which will bring you along breathtaking itineraries on the eastern coast of the island (take a look at the itinerary at: https://mailchi.mp/italoamericano/sicilia110). From Catania, a modern urban center founded in 729 BC, to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe; from the Riviera dei Ciclopi, where you'll breath and live the myths narrated by Homer, to Castelmola, one of Italy's most beautiful boroughs; from Taormina's Greek theatre, to the set of The Godfather. From charming Siracusa and Ortigia island, to Palazzolo Acreide, part of UNESCO's protected heritage; from Marzamemi's tonnara, to an intriguing caccia al tartufo and cooking class, and a visit to Ragusa and Modica, famous for its chocolate. Local fish dishes, ricotta desserts, fragrant wines, traditional cold cuts: it'll be hard to leave and get back home! But Sicilia 110 offers three more fantastic prizes, worth 1000 dollars each! Yes, you heard that right! Let's start with a beautiful piece of jewelry, part of the Gioielli Dop collection, rigorously hand made by traditional goldsmiths, heirs to a centuries long art. Each piece is unique and required up to four days of work including design, finishing, enameling and assembling. Each piece is a symbol of Italy. Another prize, always worth $1,000, is a piece of original Italian maiolica, courtesy of Italian Pottery. This is another unique present, result of techniques passed on from a generation to another in the traditional ateliers of Umbria, Campania, Toscana and Emilia Romagna. Last but not least, a Sicilia 110 ticket could also get you a precious cream made with tartufi bianchi d'Alba, always worth 1000 dollars. Alba Tartufi has been researching and selecting the best, most prestigious varieties of truffles for the past 30 years. Using pure extract of tartufi bianchi d'Alba, it developed a 100% Made in Italy beauty product, which will certainly become a fine beauty and wellbeing ally. We are a 501(c)(3) non profit organization and, as such, your support is essential to allow this newspaper, which has been keeping company to the Italian Americans of the West Coast since 1908, to go on with its mission: promoting  Italian Americans, the knowledge of Italy, of the Italian language and of the country's invaluable social and cultural heritage. You'll find all details on how to get your tickets on www.italoamericano.org, our social media, in our newsletter and at https://italoamericano.rallyup.com/sicilia110. The draw will take place on September 28, 2018. Dear reader, don't waste any time and get your Sicilia 110 ticket now: good luck to all of you! Simone Schiavinato, Director NEWS & FEATURES TOP STORIES PEOPLE EVENTS

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