Italian Festival

Italian Heritage, Music & Memories

Maestro of Italian Heritage The Italian culture is full of passion … passion for their Heritage, their Families, their Food, and their Entertainment! Tanino Bisconti, Italian Barber Extraordinaire Nestled in the mountains surrounding Palermo, Sicily, there’s a town called Belmonte Mezzagno, and a barber shop that celebrates the passion for heritage and music everyday. It’s…

Find Your Italian Heritage

Find Your Italian Heritage Part 2 / Your Cultural Heritage ~Taking the First Steps I didn’t know about organizations such as the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society when I began my search … and that’s a shame because they could have saved me a lot of wasted time and effort pouring through old phone…

Find Your Italian Heritage

Find Your Italian Heritage Part 1     Sebastiano “Benny” Cuccia The Family Heritage Legacy Many people are lucky to go through Life with partial or (if they’re really lucky) full knowledge of their family’s heritage and cultural background … sometimes they’re blessed to have known their nonno or nonna from the old country ~ plus…

The Italians Are Coming!

The Italians Are Coming! Culture. Heritage. The Family. Music. Wine. Art.  In short, everything Italian! It’s a fact that around 85% of the Italians who came to this country in the early 20th century, were from southern Italy. These immigrants survived all odds against them and brought their determination and values, which are at the…