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Italian Family Festival & Columbus Celebration at Bowers Museum

Date 10.03.2013

Bowers Museum and the Italian Cultural Arts Council are proud to announce the Italian Family Festival and Columbus Celebration

Sunday, October 6 at 10:00 am
Bowers Museum
2002 N Main St  Santa Ana, CA 92706

In an effort to sustain Italian heritage and culture, the Orange County American Italian Renaissance Foundation is dedicated to preserving the heritage of all American Italians in Orange County and annually conducts a Columbus Celebration at the Bowers Museum. This year, the Columbus Celebration will be held in conjunction with the Italian and Mediterranean Family Festival.

This year, the Italian Arts Council will honor Vince Ferragamo.


10:00 am ITALIAN CULTURAL ARTS COUNCIL invites you to its Annual Columbus Day Celebration with Honoree Vince Ferragamo!

The event features color guard, anthems, speakers, a wreath ceremony, representatives of the Italian Consulate, and community dignitaries.

12:00 pm THE SICILIAN BAND featuring Tony Ciaramitaro, performs songs from Italy and around the world. Sing-a-long and dance to these romantic and uplifting traditional and modern tunes.

1:00 pm FRANKLIN HAYNES MARIONETTES, fun for the entire family.

1:30 pm TIERRA FLAMENCA performs the fiery dances of Southern Spain.

2:00 pm THE SICILIAN BAND returns for your listening and dancing pleasure.

This event is free.