The Ferragosto Street Festival: a tradition to celebrate Utah's Italian heritage

Sep 09, 2014 1137

Even before you arrive at the Ferragosto Italian Street Festival you begin to see its positive impact on people and community. Colorful green, white and red flags flap lazily from light poles while sharing a soft summer wind with soothing swirling soprano notes letting everyone know it's that time of year again.

"The Ferragosto has been a wonderful tradition for many years in Utah. It is a great reminder that the Italian community is an important part of our heritage and history," said Peter Corroon, former Salt Lake County Mayor.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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