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      Italia in Festa… in St Leonard

      May. 27, 2011

      The Leonardo Da Vinci Center in St-Leonard is set to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy this coming Sunday, May 29, with Italia in Festa.

      The festivities start at 1:00PM with a performance by the Leonardo Da Vinci Orchestra. At 5:00PM, pianist Enzo De Rosa and Artistic Director Roberto Medile take the stage with a tribute to the music of Italian cinema.

      Finally, at 8:00PM Italian-Quebec and Quebec artists take the stage to celebrate the great Italian song. On the bill are: Roberto Medile, Nathalie Choquette, Gino Quilico, France Castel, Marco Calliari, Giorgia Fumanti, Vincenzo Thoma, Simona Peron, Francesco Verrecchia, Gianna Corbisiero, Dino Tavarone, Dominica Merola, Isabelle Metwalli, Sonia Benedetto, and Tropeano.

      Ten Italian federations will also be on hand to promote their perspective regions. There will also be food vendors and activities for the kids.

      Italia in Festa takes place Sunday, May 29, 2011 from 1:30PM to 10:00PM in front of the Leonardo Da Vinci Center, at 8370 Blvd Lacordaire in St-Leonard. Admission is free.

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