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Autres festivals

Saviez-vous qu'il existe plusieurs autres festivals italiens à travers le monde?

En tant que festival promouvant l’héritage italien, il est important pour nous de soutenir nos compatriotes ayant des objectifs similaires. C’est pourquoi nous avons développé une collaboration internationale aux quatre coins du monde avec des festivals tout aussi intéressants et diversifiés.

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Galbani Little Italy Festival - New-York, United Stated

Where : The Riverside Festival Site - Exchange Blvd.
When : August 12th and 13th, 2017


One of Rochester's most exciting and inclusive neighborhood celebration! Come enjoy shows, food and the Italian culture for a great weekend filled with fun, new experiences and happy people! Celebrate Rochester's over 150 year-old Little Italy Historic District!  Bring your chair and only paya small amount for the General Admission to enjoy all the activities. It is free for children under 12 and veterans!
One of Rochester's most exciting & inclusive neighborhood celebrations!
Main events :

- Spaghetti eating contest!
- Tre Bella "Three Beauties One Voice" (Italian-American Music from New York City!)
- Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Marco & Wegmans Chef Pasquale Sorrentino
- SAL "The Voice" Valentinetti from the hit TV show "America's Idol''
- Fireworks show

Special fact : 
The First Downtown Italian Festival in 30 years!



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TUSCIA FILM FEST - Tuscia, Italy 

Where : Piazza San Lorenzo, Viterbe
When : July 7-16th, 2017

TUSCIA FILM FEST is a year of film promotion in Viterbo and province. Also, from July 4th to 14th 2017, in Piazza San Lorenzo in Viterbo, there will be projections and meetings with the protagonists of Italian cinema for the 14th edition! San Lorenzo in the historic center of Viterbo, is one of the most beautiful places in the capital city of Tuscia. Dominated by the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and its bell tower, it is surrounded by some buildings of great historical-architectural importance, such as the old city hospital - whose Etruscan foundations are clearly visible at the street level at the corner with Via San Lorenzo - and the Palace of the Popes.

On the south side of the square is the 13th-century building of the Loess Day Valentine's Day, named after the name of the priory, which in 1458 purchased it, while the north side is dominated by the Palace of the Popes Loggia, elongated and reconstructed in 1266 with the erection of Viterbo to papal office, which communicates the true Papal Palace, in particular the Conclave Hall, with the buildings on the east side of the square.

It is home to the Tuscia Film Fest of 2014 and the arena set up in it can accommodate over 1,000 people! Purchase your ticket and come enjoy great movies!

Main events:

Film projections
- Meetings with directors and actors

Special fact : 
It is an outdoor film festival also involved with the Italian Film Festival in Berlin! 




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Italian Film Festival Berlin - Berlin, Germany 

Where : Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin
When : November 8th to 12th 2017 

We invite you from November 8th to the 12th at Kulturbrauerei (Prenzlauer Berg).

Italian actors, directors, scriptwriters and experts will be there to talk about “Il Grande Cinema Italiano”. It will be possible to meet the most famous faces of the italian cinema: actors, directors, critics and so on!

Four days full of meetings and films. The films selected are among those which have been most successful with the public. Furthermore, they received the most prestigious awards and widespread critical acclaim. 
Don't miss it!

Main events:

- Film projections
- Meetings with directors, actors and critics 

Special fact : 
You can go there and see the best Italian movies in Berlin! 




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Italian Day on The Drive - Vancouver, Canada  

Where : Commercial Drive, spanning from Venables St to Grandview Cut
When : June 2018


Looking for the biggest celebration of Italian culture west of the Mediterranean? Italian Day returns to Commercial Drive for it’s 9th year in 2018 to celebrate Italian culture, community and heritage. Commercial Drive transforms into a festive, 14-block celebration zone, filled with exciting merchants, food vendors, live entertainment and more! 

2017's festival saw Italian Day on The Drive take the top spot as the largest one-day cultural street festival in Vancouver with an estimated 300,000+ attendees, and next year's event is expected to be no different.


Main events:

- Delicious street food
- Live music and theatre
- Street performers
- Classic cars
- Italian Movies
- Raffle
- Featured Attractions at Italian Day

Special fact : 
The largest one-day cultural street festival in Vancouver!



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St. Anthony's Italian Festival  - Wilmington, United States 

Where : 901 N DuPont St. Wilmington
When : June 10th to 17th, 2018

The Festival offers a wide variety of delicious and authentic Italian food specialties. Experience a virtual tour of Italy during your visit by dining in our various indoor and outdoor dining locations. Throughout the years, St. Anthony’s has been proud to present the very finest in both traditional Italian and contemporary pop music. We recruit professional musicians from up and down the East Coast annually. Artists join us from throughout the East Coast, and as far away as the Midwest.  We welcome back Fulvio & Sal, and Don Felice, as we ll as FM Band, Slippery, and Power Play. We are also pleased to welcome “home grown” talent as well, including local favorites like The Smooth Sounds of  Steve Silicato, & St. Anthony’s own The Mardels

Our schedule of entertainment is full of exciting, renowned performers all eight nights at each of three outdoor stages by more than a dozen different entertainers. For only $5 come and enjoy the Italian culture!

Main events :

- Several great outdoor concerts
- Church Lighting Attraction!
- Fiat 500 car show
- Family Fun Night On Our Midway Rides and Games
- Sfilata Dei Fiori - Parade! 

Special fact : 
The Church Lighting Attraction is now a trademark of the festival in partnership with LightAction! 




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Barcelona Italia Festival - Barcelona, Spain  

Where : Carrer Palau 4, 08002, Barcelona
When : June 8th to 10th, 2017

Barcelona Italia Festival, the first Italian festival of Barcelona, ​​for locals, expats and international people!

The festival that celebrates the spontaneous connection between Italians and the city of Barcelona! A real bridge has been created over the years between the two countries, and made possible thanks to the love that Italians have for the city, and from the openness of the city and its residents for the expats.The project is mostly focused on 360 degrees of creativity, Art, Design, Literature, Food, Fashion, Industry, Music and Culture, with the aim to integrate these aspects in a participatory manner for an event dedicated to (the) Italian Life-Style, to offer in one location a creative panorama of the best Italian companies in BARCELONA.

The event, open to the entire population and international tourists, provides moments of cultural exchange, entertainment and information, to "live" a weekend in a global village.
A guide will be be provided for the event, as a handout and also in App format, collectible and signed by Italian and British artists in four languages, to navigate between Made in Italy anytime!

Main events :

- Outdoor concerts
- Cultural apperitifs
- Creativity and design labs
- Home cooking with an italian chief 

Special fact : 
 The project, is in collaboration with the Italian Agency of creative strategies, and developed by a project team from the I-DES.IT!




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Taste of Little Italy - Toronto, Canada  

Where : 622 College Street, Toronto
When : June 16th-18th 2017 


From June 16th to 18th join us for our biggest festival of the year, the Taste of Little Italy. A festival that celebrates College Street’s rich Italian history as well as the eclectic international community of today. Enjoy live music by performers from around the world, check out artisan vendors, savour a drink on one of the many patios, and indulge in the food.

With so many choices, from restaurants and street kiosks, to the myriad of tastings, you won’t leave hungry. Come to eat slowly, sip slowly and go slowly, while enjoying the unique neighbourhood that is Little Italy!

Main events:

- Many great outdoor concerts
- Raffle (in  2017, it was for a trip to Italy!)
- Food and beverages
- Street performers 

Special fact : 
You can win a trip to Italy for two just by taking a picture of yourself at the festival and posting it online! 




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Festival Italiano - Auckland, New-Zealand 

Where : Osborne St, Kent St and Rialto Centre Newmarket
When: October 1st 2017

Description :

The largest Italian Festival in New Zealand is back again in Newmarket, bringing a celebration of Italian culture, music, food, design and everything that il Bel Paese can offer in Aotearoa.

The Italian Festival Season in Auckland will begin on 31st August until 1 October hosting a variety of  Italian events in Auckland. The apex will be our popular street event Festival Italiano on 1 October from 11 am to 4 pm, covering Osborne Street, Kent Street and Rialto Centre in Newmarket. The whole area will become pedestrian-only, hosting al fresco restaurants and eating areas, an Italian market with over 40 stalls, live music and entertainment, spot prizes, a kids pavilion, and lots of surprises!

Join us at Festival Italiano for a full day of free entertainment! Enjoy the eclectic Italian music selection by Luca Montagni, and Napoli Central‘s jazz with a Parthenopean twist.  The Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra will also return with a unique repertoire dedicated to the Festival Italiano, while young Tenor Cameron Casey will perform some of the most popular opera arias. 

Plus there will be spot prizes, more live music, Tarantella dances, buskers, exhibits and marching Roman soldiers in Rialto Centre, Lumsden Green and all around Newmarket. There will be a new area for the children, zona bambini, inside Rialto Centre (upstairs, in the Food Court) with art-making activities with Auckland Art Gallery and Dante Alighieri School, and many more surprises during the day.

Main events:

- Dante School Raffle
- Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra
- Imperial Roman soldiers parade
- Ferrari cars exhibit
- Italian Motorcycles
- Concerts 

Special fact :
New Zealand largest Italian street event!



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Solo Italiano - San Diego, United States

Where : Date Street from Columbia to Union Streets
When : October 13th, 2018

See Tuscany, Milan, Rome and Sicily all in a day at the Solo Italiano on Saturday, October 7th from 10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.     Guests are invited to start their true authentic Italian experience in Tuscany, where sunflowers grow widely, olive oil tastings are abundant and limoncello ends every meal. After Tuscany, visitors will be whisked away to Milan with a designer fashion show, car show, and foosball—to represent the Italian loved sport—futball. The region of Rome will feature interactive cultural experiences, Italian dancing and musicians that’ll make you feel like you’ve stepped into Italy’s capital. The last stop, Sicily, is where guests will be able to find the best Italian desserts, Sicilian food and everything citrus.

As guests stroll through each region, they will stroll upon Gesso Italiano (Italian chalk) art that represents each region, live music and performances, photo opportunities, al fresco dining and more. The beer and wine garden will have solely Italian beverages and invite guests to take part in bocce ball games. There will also be a Bambino area, where kids can enjoy bubble artists, live music, face painting and more kid-friendly activities.

The event will take place on W. Date Street from Columbia to Union Streets.  Tickets for Solo Italiano are priced at $45 for adults, $40 for senior citizens (65+), $15 for kids (10-16 years of age), and free for kids under 10. Tickets on sale soon. 

Main events:

Fashion Show
- Car show
- Italian desserts
- Futball
- italian dancing and musicians

Special fact : 
The largest Italian luxury festival on the West Coast!




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Italian Family Festa - San Jose, United States

Where :1650 Senter Rd, San Jose
When: August 26th and 27th 2017

Description :
We invite you to stop by and experience what Italians already know; sharing the day with great friends and family, authentic Italian foods, fantastic live entertainment, and strolling the many wonderful arts and crafts merchants is “La Vita Dolce Italiana.”

Now in its 37th year, the Italian Family Festa has evolved and flourished drawing over 35,000 attendees annually. So grab a lawn chair, blanket or come as you are and join us in the park for a day of fun and festivities!
Admission is always FREE!

Main events:

Live continuous entertainment
- Wine Tasting Garden
- Italian sweet and savory foods
- Wine, beer and soft drinks
- Culinary demos, wine & cultural discussions, gardening tips
- San Jose Sharks Slap Shot - Fun for everyone!
- Bocce AND Bambini Bocce!!
- Face painting
- Grape stomp
- Specialty food sampling
- Unique arts & crafts
- Fun activities for the entire family

Special fact :
The Italian Family Festa, now in its 37th year, is the premier signature event of the Italian American Heritage Foundation(IAHF)! Every year a dedicated volunteer team of 25 chairpersons take part in planning and developing the Festa!



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Montreal's Italian Week (us) - Montreal, Canada

Where : Little Italy, Montreal
When: August 4th to 13, 2017

Description :

Montreal's Italian Week festival celebrates Italy’s beauty and diversity, as well as Italian fashion, musical, artistic, gastronomic and folk culture.

On the agenda, a great number of varied and fascinating activities that will let you dive into the aromas and culture of this community: outdoor opera, fashion show under the stars, classical and popular music concerts, FIAT 500 cars exhibit, Italian films, provide just a glimpse of the activities offered during this cultural festival. Italians and non-Italians come together to share and celebrate. This year, Montreal’s Italian Week Festival is happening from August 4th to 13th , 2017; come experience the Dolce Vita!

The event will take place in many different places in Montreal from August 4th to 10th : Saint-Léonard, Lasalle, NDG, etc. However, it will mainly be in Little Italy from August 11th to 13th.

Main events:

- ''Moda Sotto le Stelle'' Fashion Show
- Dessert contest for the best Cannoli
- Beaver tails eating contest : Eat as fast as you can
- Fiat 500 Car Show
- Outdoor shows of many Italian musicians

Special fact :
Moved through Montreal to many different places and has been going on for 24 years!



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