Festa Italiana canceled due to coronavirus

Apr 03, 2020 256

BY: Tess Klein

First Summerfest gets postponed and now Festa. Organizers broke the news Tuesday that Festa Italiana 2020 will be canceled. The Italian Community Center Board of Directors says it was the most responsible decision to cancel the festival in the midst of the global pandemic that has already closed so many other festivals and businesses.

"The coronavirus has impacted virtually every business and industry across the country," said Joseph T. Emanuele, Italian Community Center president and Festa general chairman. "The health and safety of our employees, volunteers, vendors, members and certainly our attendees are our highest priority to ensure a safe environment for everyone."

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SOURCE: https://www.tmj4.com

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