Festa della Madonna delle Grazie

On the 4th Sunday of September, the people of Carpanzano celebrate and honour the town’s patron saint, Madonna delle Grazie.  A mass is held in the Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie followed by a beautiful procession through the town.  This special day is also celebrated […]

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Italian Summer Festivals in Toronto

In the early part of the 20th century, many Italians left their homeland and headed to America, the “land of opportunity”.  One of the places that many Italian immigrants settled was Toronto.  By 1920, most of the Italian population found their homes in downtown Toronto […]

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Carnevale ~ February 14 – 24, 2009

Photo Credit: mici.macho Carnevale, also known as Carnival or Mardi Gras, is celebrated in many parts of the world. However, when it comes to Carnevale in Italy all eyes turn to the Carnevale di Venezia, as it is one of the oldest, with it’s first […]

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