Feast of Italian culture

Frances Zappia, Vince Leonardis, Elina Garreffa and Carmel Muscatello celebrate Italian culture. Picture: Kieran Mangan

Frances Zappia, Vince Leonardis, Elina Garreffa and Carmel Muscatello celebrate Italian culture. Picture: Kieran Mangan

The region’s Italian and wider community came together yesterday to celebrate its rich culture.

The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary or The Festa Solenne della Madonna del Santo Rosario began with a mass and procession of the statue of the Madonna, followed by a special blessing at Red Cliffs’ St Joseph’s Catholic Church before spilling to the nearby oval where the celebrations continued.

The Italian Tarantella Group drew in the crowds with their traditional dance demonstration before Ebz Dance performers showed off their modern moves.

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