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regional food, a crowd favourite at Edmonton's Heritage Days Festival.  Photo copyright Adriana Davies and the Heritage Community Foundation. The Italian community has participated in Edmonton Heritage Days festival since its inception in 1974.  The Italian Pavilion at Edmonton's Heritage Days, 2002, won first prize for innovation.  Photo copyright of Cindy Ewanus and the Heritage Community Foundation, 2002.The National Congress of Italian-Canadians, Edmonton District, has been the organizer of the Italian Pavilion since its incorporation in 1979.  This  ethnocultural festival, which occurs on the first long weekend in July/August, has become an opportunity to celebrate Edmonton's cultural diversity.

Click on the photos below to see which dignitaries visited the Italian Pavilion at Heritage Days. 

Luigi Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk) visits the Italian pavillon (1985)Mr & Mrs Giovanni Bincoletto visit the Italian pavillon (1985) (1986)  Il fordatore dell'Heritage Festival, l'ex Ministro della Cultura, Horst A. Schmid, Ť introdotto al pubblico da Sab Roncucci.
 

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