Viva Italia Viva Edmonton

  • Accordion player Umberto entertained on 95 Street. Paula E. Kirman

  • Zocalo florist Vanessa Blackie (left) and Chef Carl David. Paula E. Kirman

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  • This year featured an expanded exhibit of Italian cars and motorcycles. Paula E. Kirman

  • Wrestling matches in the park were a huge audience draw. Paula E. Kirman

Viva Italia Viva Edmonton took place on August 26, and was bigger than ever. Giovanni Caboto Park and part of 95 Street were transformed with the sights, smells, and sounds of Italy. The event was organized by the Italian Youth Association of Edmonton. The Italian Centre Shop was the title sponsor. McCauley Revitalization/City of Edmonton supported the event as well. Here is a look!

Photos by Paula E. Kirman

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