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The ‘Finale’ of Vancouver’s Istituto Italiano di Cultura

After 34 years of constant activity, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura will be closing its doors at the end of September. The closing of Italian Cultural Institutes is not an uncommon practice these days. Due to budget cuts in Italy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to close several other institutes around the world, &hellip Continue reading »

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More Events During Italian Heritage Month

Ciao Ragazzi! There are still more events happening before the end of June for Italian Heritage Month! On Sunday, June 24th, there will be the ‘Festa Italiana at the Italian Cultural Centre in Vancouver. It’s an outdoor festival for the family (Friends of Ferrari will be there for the little Ferrari drivers). Of course there &hellip Continue reading »

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Day 3 of Season 2 – It’s a Wrap!

Ciao Ragazzi! It has been an exciting few days, and our last day was no different: Domenico and I had a wonderful time at the Strawberry Tea festival in Yale, BC. Located at the Historic Yale Site, there were lots of games, entertainment, food, and a wonderful crowd. Thank you to Deb Zervini at the &hellip Continue reading »

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Day 2: The Trail Extravaganza!

Ciao Ragazzi! Driving through a green, rolling hillside, up the side of a mountain (there was snow! And it’s June!), then down the other side to arrive in the very welcoming town of Trail. We met up with members of the Colombo Lodge, grabbed a fantastic coffee at the Trail Coffee & Tea shop (they &hellip Continue reading »

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Day 1 Complete of Season 2 Filming

Ciao Ragazzi! Day 1 of filming has wrapped for the day; we had a great time hanging out at Hester Creek Estate Winery (a gorgeous Tuscan inspired venue, with an incredible view of the desert valley). A huge thank you to Mark Sheridan for assisting with the coordination of the scheduling, and ‘mille grazie’ to &hellip Continue reading »

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Italian Day on the Drive 2012

If you’re in the East Vancouver area on Sunday, June 10th, stop by Commercial drive to enjoy of the of ‘La Dolce’ Vita’ vibe! Party starts at 12:00pm until 8:00pm. For more information please visit the Italian Centre calendar

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Updates for Season 2

Ciao Ragazzi! We are 1 week away from filming Season 2 of Italian Adventures! We will be traveling through the gorgeous Interior of BC, meeting up with local Italians of all generations, and of course: having some fantastic meals and drinking some very good wine! We will keep you posted on who we meet; our &hellip Continue reading »

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European Festival 2012 in Burnaby

Hi Everyone, If you’re looking for a fun, cultural, outdoor event to visit, the European Festival in Burnaby is always a treat. This year the event will take place on Saturday, May 26 at Swangard Stadium from 10am – 11pm. The food is amazing, and its just really nice to see many of the European &hellip Continue reading »

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La Blog-gah – The Leo Awards

Ciao Ragazzi! We’re working on submitting Italian Adventures for the 2012 Leo Awards. The Leo Awards is British Columbia’s version of the Oscar’s ceremony. We’re super excited to share our work with the local film and television community. The category we’re aiming for: Best Web Series! The deadline is coming up in a couple of &hellip Continue reading »

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La Blog-gah – In the Beginning….

….There was a party…. Hi Everyone! I thought I would dedicate this ‘blog-gah’ to explain how Matteo, Domenico and I met. From my memory, it all started at a party. Matteo and I were both invite to a party of a mutual friend of ours. We chatted that evening, exchanged contact info, and said, ‘keep &hellip Continue reading »

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