34 Years of Italian Festival Posters

An historic collection

For 2021, Le Arti della Festa has been replaced with a never-before-seen collection of “34 Years of Italian Festival Posters” underwritten by a grant from King County’s 4-Culture.

Books of Interest

The book details the author’s Italian family who left their remote mountain village of Gorfigliano in the early 20th century and settled in Yacolt, Wash., where they faced many challenges: hard work, illness, and the threat of internment during World War II.

Author:
Beverly Paladeni Riter

Fonzaso, Italy, between two wars – The daughter of a strong-willed midwife falls for a local boy emigrating to America. As Mussolini’s fascists and Hitler’s Nazis threaten to destroy their love forever, she must learn to survive and face a war alone.

Author Bio:
Jennifer Anton is an American/Italian dual citizen born in Joliet, Illinois and now lives between London and Lake Como, Italy. A proud advocate for women’s rights and equality, she hopes to rescue women’s stories from history, starting with her Italian family.

Italian Wineries

Would you like to have your Italian winery listed on our web site?

As a major Italian-American cultural festival based in Seattle USA we’re also developing an on-line display of art about Italy and… wine is an art! There will be a special section just for Italian wineries where visitors can learn about you, visit your web site and perhaps plan to visit in person. Please send us your very best photo along with the name of your Italian winery and your web site link to: leArti@FestaSeattle.com