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October 23, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News, Food & Wine, La Dolce Vita

Interview with Tony Hunter by Clive Hartley

To start the weekend off, please meet Tony Hunter.  Swiss Italian descendent, wine maker and all round great guy! https://youtu.be/4xdD_s61Brk  
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October 18, 2021 in Festa News

Print your Poster and show your Pride

We would love to ask you one last favour.  To show your community spirit and support for the Festa, we would love for you to print our poster and put…
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October 18, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News, Places

Join us on Alice’s Camino di Hepburn and Daylesford

***The Hepburn Walk is booked out. But the Daylesford walk still has spaces.***   As part of "Swiss Italian Festa 2021", our latest collaboration brings you "Cammino di Hepburn" (a…
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October 17, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News

Thank you to our incredible artists

The past 18 months has been very challenging in the arts and cultural space.  That is not news to any of us.  So we are very happy and grateful to…
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October 11, 2021 in Festa News, Food & Wine

Swiss Italian Food Boxes

The Festa Committee together with Daylesford Picnic Boxes is delighted to be able to present a very special Swiss Italian Picnic Hamper for the weekend of 23 & 24 October.…
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September 27, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News

Put your lanterns out!

Calling all locals to help celebrate our Swiss Italian Festa! The children’s lantern parade has been a longstanding and loved part of the Festa. This year we’re celebrating the idea of…
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September 11, 2021 in Festa News

The show must go on!

Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa to go online in 2021. Festa President, Robyn Rogers, is determined that the Festa is rekindled and contributes to the community. The show must go on!…
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August 16, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News, Places

Judge announced for Landscape Art Prize

The Swiss Italian Festa is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Mallyon as the judge of the Senior Section for the Landscape Art Show being held over the weekend…
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July 18, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News

Swiss Italian Festa Landscape Art Show

  Calling all our local artists! The Festa Committee, together with Rotary, are thrilled to announce the first event for the 2021 Swiss Italian Festa. In keeping with tradition, the…
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July 3, 2021 in Festa News

Multicultural Grant for Festa 2021

The Swiss Italian Festa is delighted to receive a grant of $11,200 from the Victorian Multicultural Festivals and Events Fund.  Mary-Anne Thomas MP, State Member for Macedon, met with the Committee…
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March 24, 2021 in Cultural Life, Festa News

Swiss Italian Book Launch

The Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa was delighted to recently host a launch of Antonio Pagliaro's new English translation of Georgio Cheda's The Emigration of Swiss Italians to the Australian Goldrush…
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December 23, 2020 in Festa News, Food & Wine, La Dolce Vita

A Festive Recipe

This recipe for Paste di Mandorle from Silvia Colloca is one that I have baked many times. You may have sampled one at one of our fundraiser stalls. They're delicious with coffee,…
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November 9, 2020 in Festa News

Subscriber prize winner announced

We were thrilled with the response to our recent subscriber drive, and are delighted to announce we have a winner. We fired up the random number generator and the winning…
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September 28, 2020 in Festa News

Anna Burke AO appointed as Festa Patron

The Swiss Italian Festa Committee is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Burke AO as the Patron for the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa. The Festa returns in October 2021.…
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September 28, 2020 in Festa News

Prize-winning design for Festa website

The refreshed Swiss Italian Festa website features the artwork of Lliam Amor. We love Lliam’s whimsical alpine design with its infectious festive spirit. Lliam was the winner of the 2020…
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September 28, 2020 in Festa News

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The Swiss Italian Festa is a celebration of community, and we warmly welcome old and new friends. Sign up to our mailing list here and keep up to date with…
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