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Festa della Repubblica at Christopher Columbus Park


When: Sunday, June 5, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf, Boston MA The annual Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana and “Piazza Italia” is scheduled for Sunday June 5, 2016, at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue in the North End of Boston. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs through the afternoon with free exhibits, children’s area and Italian music. A concert featuring Moreno Fruzzetti, Enzo Mannone and Ross Zagami will be held at 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Federazione Associazioni Italiane ed Italo-Americane di New England e Comitato ...

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Local scientists Fava, Loda, Pandolfi knighted by Republic of Italy

From left: Maurizio Fava, Massimo Loda, Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Nicola De Santis

Maurizio Fava, director of the Clinical Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Massimo Loda, director of the Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology at the Dana Faber Cancer Institute, and Pier Paolo Pandolfi, director of the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), have recently been knighted by their native country of Italy. Maurizio Fava Dr. Fava obtained his medical degree from the University of Padova School of Medicine and completed residency training in endocrinology there. He completed residency training in psychiatry at Mass. General Hospital (MGH). He founded and was Director of the MGH Depression Clinical and Research ...

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Festa della Repubblica celebrated at Filippo Ristorante


Boston’s Italian American community came together on May 31 to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Rainy conditions shifted the annual celebrations from Christopher Columbus Park to Filippo Ristorante. Organized by the local COMITES chapter and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane e Italo-Americane New England, the Festa kicked off with the Centro Attività Scolastiche Italiane (Casit) awarding ten individual scholarships to as many students from the Boston area. Winning schools included the North End’s Eliot School, Medford’s McGlynn Elementary and Andrews Middle School, Wilmington Middle School, Winchester High School, Stoneham High School, Revere High School, and Medford High ...

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Rain moves Festa della Repubblica to Filippo’s in North End


Celebrating the 69th anniversary of Italy as a republic, Boston's Italian American community will gather at Christopher Columbus Park on May 31.

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Photos from Festa della Repubblica 2013


The Italian American community of Boston celebrated the 67th anniversary of Italy as a Republica on June 2, 2013, at the Christopher Columbus Park on the city’s Waterfront. We took some pictures:

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Italian Consulate Celebrates Festa della Repubblica 2012

Festa della Repubblica 2012 at Italian Consulate

On June 4, 2012, the Italian Consulate in Boston celebrated Festa della Repubblica with a cocktail reception at the Consular offices.

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Festa della Repubblica 2012 at Christopher Columbus Park


On Sunday, June 3, 2012, the Italian and Italian American community of the greater Boston area gathered on Boston’s Waterfront to celebrate the 66th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Organized by Comites and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane & Italo-Americane New England, the event kicked off at 11:30 a.m. with the Italian and U.S. national anthems, followed by speeches by Maurizio Pasquale (President, Comites), Anna Quadri (President, Federazione) and Consul General of Italy Giuseppe Pastorelli. The opening ceremony ended with the Consul handing out prizes to the three best teams of the May 27 Bocce Tournament, won by Associazione Gizio, ...

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Bocce Tournament – Festa della Repubblica (May 27, 2012)


Several Italian and Italian-American associations and organizations gathered for a bocce tournament on Sunday, May 27, 2012.

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