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Old and new Italian traditions and culture brought together
Images - Melb Italian Festa 2019
A FREE cultural event, the Melbourne Italian Festa gathers old and new Italian traditions that have become very much a part of Melbourne's multicultural fabric. Held on Sunday 17 November 2019 from 9am to 9pm at Piazza Italia, Argyle Square, Lygon St, Carlton, come along with family and friends and celebrate Italian culture, heritage and community.
This year, the festivities have extended to include Lygon Street (from Queensberry Street o Grattan Street). If you're looking to be a part of the festival as a vendor, check it out HERE. They're also looking for reliable and enthusiastic volunteers. Some of the benefits include an exclusive volunteer t-shirt, a voucher for Italian food, a volunteer certificate and a chance to make new friends.
You'll be entertained by various local and international artists performing live to multicultural music. Sooshi Mango rolls in as the Headline Act, so don't miss one of Australia's funniest comedy acts with over 80 million views online and sold-out national tours around Australia.
Sport, community workshops, arts and culture are also a big part of the day with community sporting activities and interactive games such as soccer tournament, giant board games, soccer tables and such like. Plus there's face painting, workshops, recycling program, burattini (puppet) show and lots more.