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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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August 16, 2020 in Festa News

HELP US DEVELOP A THREE-YEAR EVENT STRATEGY


The Hepburn Shire Council is looking to appoint an experienced and specialised consultant to assist the Swiss Italian Festa Committee to develop a three-year event strategic plan. The plan will…
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May 6, 2020 in Festa News

Winner of Festa Artwork Prize Announced!

The Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa Committee is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2020 Festa Artwork Prize is LLIAM AMOR. Lliam Amor – 2020 Art Prize Winner Lliam is a Melbourne-based illustrator and creative…
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April 21, 2020 in Festa News

2020 Festa Cancelled Due To COVID19

Sadly, we have to announce that this year’s Swiss Italian Festa has been postponed until October 2021. This probably won’t come as too much of a surprise to you with…
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