Festa Italiana a celebration of culture, history

Sep 28, 2022 208

Beaver Street was officially declared the city’s own “Little Italy” by Mayor Erin Stewart in honor of the Festa Italiana that took place there Sunday. Visitors to the annual event enjoyed pizza, pasta, wine, bocce, dancing and other Italian delights.

The day began with a ceremonial carrying of St. Ann’s Church statue from the parish on North Street to the Generale Ameglio Civic Association, which donated its facility and property for the event. Fr. Israel Rivera presented a sermon in celebration of the special offering.

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SOURCE: http://www.newbritainherald.com/

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