Speech from Maria Motschman

This year marks a special milestone in the history of Festitalia as we celebrate its 40th birthday. The current theme for Festitalia is, “Festitalia Embraces Hamilton”. I believe this theme is as real today as it was 40 years ago when the founders of Festitalia celebrated Italian culture and traditions with the Hamilton community. It […]

2015 Festitalia Heritage Award Recipients

2015 Italian Heritage Awards of Distinction Charles Criminisi Justice and Law Charly Chiarelli Arts, Culture and Entertainment Ersilia DiNardo Community Development and Social Inclusion Lillian Scibetta Education and Mentorship Claudio Mostacci Emergency Services Emilio Mascia Politics, Public Affairs and Communications John Di Donato Sports Sera Filice-Armenio Health and Wellbeing Nicolas Randazzo Young Person of Distinction […]

Greetings From the Festitalia Chairperson 2014

As we embark on our 39th festival year, it brings me great pleasure to assume the role of Festitalia Chairperson for the next two years. The theme I have chosen during my term as Chair, is “Festitalia Embraces Hamilton”. I believe this theme fits with the vision of Festitalia as different communities have contributed to making Hamilton […]

3rd annual Festitalia Italian Heritage Awards Dinner

Saluti a tutti! Greetings everyone! As Festitalia Chairperson, I am pleased to announce that our 3rd annual Festitalia Italian Heritage Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at Michelangelo’s Banquet Centre. Nominations for several awardcategories are being accepted untilMarch 14th, 2014. You can download the Award Categories, Nomination Criteria and Nomination Form, and find out […]