Newport Festa Italiana hiring a paid event planner, seeking volunteers

Apr 01, 2022 312

BY: Ryan Belmore

The Newport Festa Italiana Committee today announced some initial dates for their annual celebration of Italian Heritage month in Newport and the need for a paid event planner and volunteers. Newport Festa Italiana originated as a way to bring together its Italian community to celebrate the accomplishments of Italian-American immigrants and to share all that our Italian heritage has to offer by way of music, food, dance and storytelling. 

Taking place throughout the City of Newport, the Committee says that the Festa Italiana serves as a way to reunite the many Italians of our community and to welcome visitors of the world. Celebrating its 28th anniversary, Newport Festa Italiana has grown from its original weekend slate of events to a month-long calendar of opportunities for everyone to connect to their Italian roots.  

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