Sardinians in the World

Manuel Carta (foto Fiori)
Manuel Carta (foto Fiori)
the character

From Sardinia to the UN: story of Manuel, first aid instructor

A 41-year-old from Alghero, he has already trained 3,500 people of all nationalities
 Simon Giuseppe Floris sul set (foto concessa)
 Simon Giuseppe Floris sul set (foto concessa)
United States

The Sardinian heart that beats in New York: on the set with Simon Giuseppe Floris

Very young operator in the film industry, after his studies he oversaw projects for Lego and Gucci
Luca Truddaiu ed Elisa Nervetti (foto concessa)
Luca Truddaiu ed Elisa Nervetti (foto concessa)
pavia

Marghelisa, the first born after 66 years in the microscopic municipality. Father Luca Truddaiu: «The future? It's here"

The story of a young couple - he originally from Perfugas - who decided to move to a hamlet of nine souls: «What is an inconvenience for others is the strong point for us»
Le quattro sarde a Londra (foto concessa)
Le quattro sarde a Londra (foto concessa)
history

Four sardines in London for the “Coronation Day”: «Encamped from Friday morning. We will come back for William, we want him on the throne"

Elena, Michela, Roberta and Luigina are from Villasor, Orgosolo and Cagliari: «It's not the first time, we love these events, we were also here at Elisabetta's Jubilee»
in Kentucky

Louisville shooting, 5 dead and 6 injured

The attacker was killed by the police. Among the victims are two friends of Governor Beshear
Tristano Pala, 39enne cagliaritano (foto concessa)
Tristano Pala, 39enne cagliaritano (foto concessa)
the interview

The music of Tristano Pala from Cagliari to Berlin: «The talent? Overrated. The bands? Like wives, but I'm not getting married anymore"

Studies at the Conservatory, his latest work is "My 1st 3": nine songs, four singles, poised between joy and melancholy
Marc Démont con i suoi studenti americani (foto concessa)
Marc Démont con i suoi studenti americani (foto concessa)
United States

The (French) professor who teaches Sardinian to students in America: «A living and international language»

A particular method adopted by Marc Démont at a Kentucky university based on intercomprehension: this is how it works
Studenti (Ansa)
Studenti (Ansa)
the points

Ten ideas against the "Sardinian brain drain" abroad and to combat depopulation

The proposals formulated by the Ferdinando Santi institute which has collected the stories of emigrants
history

The homemade focaccias of two Sardinian emigrants are all the rage in England: «We quit our jobs, but now we have 5-star reviews»

Having left Sulcis for Manchester, Enrico Pinna and Daniela Steri started making sandwiches for friends. Then the leap to Deliveroo, where they have conquered hundreds of customers in just a few months. And now they dream of opening a club
Mario Succu e il logo del suo locale (foto concesse)
Mario Succu e il logo del suo locale (foto concesse)
the interview

“Trallallera” and “Drommi drommi”: the Sardinian take away sandwiches in the center of Milan

A new reality that sees the entrepreneurial spirit of Mario Succu, 33, from Budoni at work: in his restaurant only products from the island
Alessandro Saiu, chef e proprietario del ristorante "Domu Nosta" di Berlino (foto concessa)
Alessandro Saiu, chef e proprietario del ristorante "Domu Nosta" di Berlino (foto concessa)
Germany

The globetrotting chef, who left from Sardinia, stopped in Berlin: here is the "Domu Nosta"

The restaurant opened its doors a few days before the lockdown: «But we didn't give up and, on the contrary, we gave even more». On the menu, many proposals from the island's tradition and dishes with family recipes
L'ingresso di casa Scalas, in California, con gli addobbi di Natale e la bandiera dei Quattro Mori. Nel riquadro Natalino con la moglie Carmelina (foto concesse)
L'ingresso di casa Scalas, in California, con gli addobbi di Natale e la bandiera dei Quattro Mori. Nel riquadro Natalino con la moglie Carmelina (foto concesse)
the interview

From Sardinia to California: one way trip. But there remains "an invisible thread that will never break"

Natalino Scalas left Assemini in 1969: «Today I am clinging to certain memories and certain moments that prevent me from living my wonderful present»
Filippo Soggiu (Archivio L'Unione Sarda)
Filippo Soggiu (Archivio L'Unione Sarda)
pavia

Mourning in the world of Sardinian emigration, farewell to Filippo Soggiu: former president of the Fasi

Originally from Buddusò, for decades he was at the helm of the organization that brings together clubs in Italy
Gabriele Enna, 40 anni, di Bonarcado (foto concessa)
Gabriele Enna, 40 anni, di Bonarcado (foto concessa)
the interview

"In Sardinia? The French live there." The strange idea that in Japan they have of our Island

Gabriele Enna, 40, from Bonarcado, is the treasurer of the Sardinian association based in Tokyo
Mario Sanna con lo staff della palestra (I-Motion Gym Facebook)
Mario Sanna con lo staff della palestra (I-Motion Gym Facebook)
the character

At 94 still in the gym: England celebrates "Super Mario" Sanna

Emigrated from La Maddalena in the 1950s, a Sardinian pensioner makes headlines across the Channel: despite his age he doesn't stop training at least twice a week
Immagine simbolo (Unsplash)
Immagine simbolo (Unsplash)
the story

Sardinian emigrant dies without heirs: the estate goes to her father's secret family (in the USA)

From Ossi and Sant'Antioco to New Jersey, passing through Genoa: a genealogist has reconstructed the intricate thread of Mrs. Iole B's relationships. Until the final twist
Al centro, gli agenti premiati (Foto Questura di Firenze)
Al centro, gli agenti premiati (Foto Questura di Firenze)
the merit

The agents-heroes of Assemini awarded in Florence with the Scudo di San Martino

Recognition for the courage of Marco Marras and Loris Tola, who in 2021 tried to save a man - who later died in hospital - who wanted to set himself on fire
Silvia Paola Lai (Foto concessa)
Silvia Paola Lai (Foto concessa)
to educate

The “Jerusalema challenge” of the children of Pula and Muravera lands in Ireland

The teacher Silvia Paola Lai guest of the Italian ambassador as part of the project dedicated to music, entertainment and solidarity
Massimiliano Sussarello (dai social)
Massimiliano Sussarello (dai social)
citizen-hero

Foil a mugging in Bologna: 55-year-old Sardinian awarded for courage

Massimiliano Sussarello received the commendation from the Police Headquarters for his civic sense: "I could not turn away"
Nicole Zanon e Nicolò Spano con "Sbirulina" (Foto concessa)
Nicole Zanon e Nicolò Spano con "Sbirulina" (Foto concessa)
on the road

The tour of Spain (3,800 km) at the wheel of a 1971 500: the feat of a Sardinian couple

The journey of Nicole Zanon from Quart and Nicolò Spano from Cagliari who, with their faithful Sbirulina, made a stop in the main cities in the north of the Iberian Peninsula
Insularità
Un dettaglio della mappa dell'assalto eolico alla Sardegna con i progetti presentati nell'Isola, in terra e in mare, elaborata dalla Soprintendenza Speciale del Pnrr (L'Unione Sarda)
Un dettaglio della mappa dell'assalto eolico alla Sardegna con i progetti presentati nell'Isola, in terra e in mare, elaborata dalla Soprintendenza Speciale del Pnrr (L'Unione Sarda)

«Industrial landscape instead of the Sardinian one»

The Ministry is no longer able to upload the projects presented after the presentation of the Region's bill