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Cari amici, music and entrainment are back on stage! Osborne Lane and Kent Street will be alive with music, games and prizes for a day full of Italian fun!

Paolo Rotondo, director of the Cinema Italiano Festival will open the Festival at 11am! Soon after the Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra will take the stage with a special repertoire of Italian music followed by the incredible voice of Tenor Cameron Caseywho will delight us with some of the most loved opera arias like O Sole Mio, Mattinata, Funiculì Funiculà.

Official speeches with the Italian Ambassador and the local representatives will take place at 12.30pm.

Italian Jazz BandNapoli Central will jam through the afternoon, and we will have

Quiz times all throughout the day with spot prizes and competitions sponsored by Giapo, Il Casaro, Settebello, Maserati and Effetto Brama.

Italian music will fill the air thanks to the playlist of Anirvan Deva DJ. Originally from Italy, Anirvan has raised the vibration at many festivals worldwide.

 

Programme Osborne Lane:

11am – Festival Opening followed by The Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra

11.50am – Maserati giveaways – Tarantella by Kim Santarelli Dance Academy

12pm – Opera Arias performed by Tenor Cameron Casey

12.30pm – Official speeches

1.15pm Giapo ice-cream giveaways – Opera Arias performed by Tenor Cameron Casey

2pm – Maserati goods giveaway

2.30pm – Napoli Central – Il Casaro giveaway

3.30pm – Settebello pizzeria giveaway – Italian music selection by Anirvan Deva DJ.

3.50pm Effetto Brama giveaway

4pm – Win two Flights to Italy raffle draw

4.30pm – Italian music selection by Anirvan Deva DJ.