Festa Italiana, an annual celebration of Italian culture and traditions, will mark its fifth anniversary this year by using profits from the event to support Catholic Community Services of Utah’s homeless and refugee outreach services. “Festa Italiana SLC was born out of members of the Italian American Civic League (IACL) who had the idea of creati...

Saturday will mark the 4th annual Amsterdam ItaliaFest, the largest annual tourism event in the city. Mayor Michael Villa said during the first year of his administration he revived what had been a decades long annual tradition of an Italian festival held on Amsterdam's Southside. He said the success of the ItaliaFest has been the cornerstone of hi...

The Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Sons of Italy will host the 10th Annual Blauvelt Sons of Italy Italian Feast and Carnival at Tappan Masonic Park Fair Grounds September 12 – 15. The popular event draws thousands of people from around the tri-state area during the spectacular four-day celebration of all things Italian and has been recognized as the bi...

Welcome to a Marketplace Booth review for the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, taking place in the park from August 29 to November 23, 2019. This review will cover the Italy kiosk located in the Italy pavilion in the World Showcase. This is a one-stop shop for Italian inspired food during the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festi...

The 96th annual Feast of the Three Saints culminated on Sunday when statues of the holy martyrs were carried out of Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church and were stationed on a large, mobile cart. While the cart — called the vada — paused in front of the church, a marching band played and confetti guns showered the crowd in strips of colored...

After living and studying in Italy, Joyce Mariani, director of the Italian Film Festival, arrived in Cleveland on a mission to introduce award-winning Italian films to Northeast Ohio. Something she thought was lacking here unlike in other large cities. “After living in Italy and coming to Cleveland, I questioned why all the major cities in the U.S....

Throughout the eastern United States, many communities where Italian immigrants originally landed began a tradition of hosting Italian festivals. The celebrations, often fundraisers for the local church or other organizations, often include rides, games of skill and, naturally, delicious food. New York’s most famous celebration is the Feast of San...

Weston’s Frank Angotti, a U.S. Army veteran of the European Theater in World War II and retired businessman and state Division of Highways comptroller, is parade marshal for the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Grand Feature Parade. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Clarksburg. Angotti was born November 21, 1921, to immigr...

There were several mighty milestones celebrated Sunday inside Our Lady of Grace Church in Johnston. First and foremost, the Pannese Society – which dates back to 1909 and was founded on Providence’s Federal Hill by an Italian immigrant named Giuseppe Anzevino – held its annual Mass and Breakfast Buffet in honor of La Madonna del Bosco, the patrones...

With the 41st annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival set to begin Friday morning, board members spent Thursday evening honoring individuals who have made an impact in their communities. The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival’s annual Honorees Banquet was held at Bridgeport Conference Center to recognize the Italian American Man and Wo...