Siete cortesemente invitati a un picnic gratuito per celebrare l’estate e il FERRAGOSTO a St. Louis, all’esclusivo Enterprise Pavilion nel Shaw Park di Clayton, sabato 21 agosto, dalle 16,00 alle 23,00.
Questa è una festa familiare dove tutti sono ugualmente benvenuti. Gli adiacenti campi di pallavolo e giochi per bambini sono a nostra disposizione. Ci sarà cibo a volontà, antipasti, grigliata di pollo e salsiccia; serviremo vino, birra e bibite analcoliche e siete tutti invitati a portare e condividere un piatto a vostra scelta o bevande alternative; portate quello che volete e quello che vi viene meglio.
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You are kindly invited to the 4th annual FERRAGOSTO celebration in St. Louis, at the Enterprise Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton, Saturday August 21, 2021, from 4:00pm to 11:00 pm.
Ferragosto is the largest Italian summer festival of the year where all are invited to taste and see contemporary Italian culture and cuisine. The nearby sand volleyball courts and playground are available for our use. We will serve plenty of food, from antipasto to salsiccia and traditional Italian sausages (luganighe), wine, beer, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages will also be served. We ask that everyone bring a dish and/or beverage of their choice to share. The nearby sand volleyball courts and playgrounds are available for our use.
The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, questions, or for inquiries on sponsoring the event, please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THIS YEARS' HIGHLIGHTS
MUSIC - Professional DJ Carlos Suarez will play contemporary Italian music including techno, dance, and popular Italian and international hits. Make sure to stay for Italian style karaoke later in the evening so prepare yourself with a few of your favorite songs! Sarebbe meglio se potete cantare in italiano!
DRINKS - The Sorrento coast will be at Ferragosto this year! Casa Don Alfonso is providing a booth which will offer exclusive Italian cocktails. If cocktails aren't your thing, there will be plenty of wines to taste from Villa Antonio Winery, a local winery in Hillsboro, Missouri.
FOOD - Salsiccia, luganighe, other traditional Italian sausages, and antipasto platters (salumi, cheeses, olives) will be provided by Volpi Salumeria. Be sure to try a scoop of authentic Italian gelato from Gelato di Riso on the Hill.
PEOPLE TO MEET - Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano and Bologna native Benedetta Orsi will join us and, if you're lucky, she might sing a song or two. Her CDs will be available for sale throughout the event. Benedetta's husband, conductor and composer Darwin Aquino, will also be present as well as their son Riccardo. Also joining us is Sergio Chierego, Head Chef of acclaimed Casa Don Alfonso, the best new Italian restaurant in the U.S. according to Forbes Magazine. If you're interested in taking Italian classes, be sure to meet Giovanna Leopardi, director of the St Louis Italian Language Program.
THINGS TO SEE - Our sponsor Frank Leta Automotive Group will be showcasing their all new 2021 Acura NSX priced at over $150,000!
PERFORMANCES - The St Louis School of Arms will perform martial arts in the Bolognese tradition led by Ken Harding.
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
A special thanks to the following sponsors, partners, and individuals who have so far contributed generously to making this event possible:
Nooter/Eriksen - Presenting Sponsor
Arteco Global - Gold Sponsor
Casa Don Alfonso St Louis - Gold Sponsor
Frank Leta Honda and Acura - Silver Sponsor
Birra Peroni - Silver Sponsor
Club Italiano Per Piacere
Villa Antonio Winery
Alu Real Estate Partners
St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities
St Louis Italian Language Program
Gelato di Riso on The Hill
Italian Citizenship Assistance (ICA)
Young Italian Alliance St Louis
Hon Fucsia Nissoli, Hon Luigi Augussori, Hon Francesca La Marca
Cav. Franco Giannotti, Mr. Piero Scapini, Mr. Giorgio Bucci
Mr. Scott Hoff, Mr. Roberto Lanzara, Mr. Alessandro Valentino, Mr. Michael Cross
Buon Ferragosto a tutti, l'evento continua e diventa piu` grande e piu` bello ogni anno. Congratulazioni e complimenti. Quest'anno purtroppo non ci saro`, un grande abbraccio da Trieste.
Wau...it's fantastic, I can't imagine that in Saint Louis, Missouri decided to celebrate so popular Italian Day. Ferragosto is one of the biggest Italian celebrations days. It's nice to know that exists such a big Italian community that supports Italian traditions. It's always nice to enjoy different cultures and share that experience.
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