Italian National Day: Castello Italia at Casa Loma – Sun., June 3rd,2018
By Nicholas Chan and BK on the SCENE
Historical Casa Loma was the location for this annual tradition, Toronto’s premiere heritage attraction, was transformed into an authentic Italian Piazza complete with art installations by Italian-Canadian artists to celebrate this yearly event. There was live entertainment featuring local and international artists, a culinary feast by Toronto’s finest Italian restaurants, acclaimed wines from Italy, a Ferrari/Maserati/Alfa Romeo automotive showcase, activities for children and much more.
This is the largest Italian National Day celebration in the world outside of Italy, as It hosted over 5,000 guests.
Spearheaded by the Consulate General of Italy and Liberty Entertainment Group, the organizing committee consists of co-organizers: the Istituto Italiano di Cultura [IIC], the Italian Trade Commission [ICE], the Italian National Tourist Board [ENIT], the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association [CIBPA], ComItEs, the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario [ICCO], the Italian Contemporary Film Festival [ICFF], IC Savings and Villa Charities Inc.
We would like to thank Amanda Sicilia of Casa Loma&Liberty Group Entertainment Group & Clara Lecis
,Office of the Consul General
of The Consulate General of Italy, for the invitation to this event. We look forward to Italian National Day: Castello Italia at Casa Loma 2019.