25th Annual Italian Festival

Celebrate Italy’s gifts of culture, education and commerce to America. The festival features food, vendors, handmade crafts, exhibits by cultural organizations, music, dance, poetry and much more for the entire family to enjoy!


New for 2017:

Moreno Fruzzetti, International Performer and Ambassador of Italian Music to America
Tony De Nonno, Award Winning Sicilian Marionette Storyteller

Returning Festival Favorites:
• Emcee: Cav. Josephine A. Maietta, president, AIAE, and host of Sabato Italiano on WRHU-88.7 FM
• Sons of Italy Square featuring a display of regional folk costumes
• The San Remo Duo
• Alessandra Belloni e I Giullari di Piazza
• Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra
• “Pop-era,” featuring members of The Bronx Opera Company
Plus many Italian cultural organizations

Date: Sunday, September 17

Time: 11:00 a.m .- 5:00 p.m.

Location: South Campus, Outdoors, Rain or Shine!

For program information call the Festival Hotline at (516) 463-6582.
For vendor/general information, call (516) 463-6925

email: festivals@hofstra.edu

Admission: $5.00 seniors/$6.00 adults/Children under 12 free



For information, please call the Festival Hotline at 516-463-6582 or visit hofstra.edu/festivals.




Sunday, September 17, 2017


Admission: $5.00 seniors/$6.00 adults/Kids FREE



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Phone: 516-463-6582
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