In2023 the highlight of the Festa will be an exhibition by the Sbandietori e Musici di Faenza- a troupe of performers who will showcase the medieval skill of flag throwing.
Direct from Faenza in the Emiglia Romagna Region of Italy- the 12 performers including flag throwers and drummers dressed in medieval costumes will demonstrate the ancient art of tossing and twirling their flags – a centuries old skill which can really only be seen in the towns and villages of Italy.
Aunifying musical movement led by a group of young Italians from Melbourne whose hearts beat to the music they play from a time long ago, where their beloved tradition was born.
On a mission to unite all Italians in Australia with the music that helped raise them and they still love today.
Adam Cursio and his band Siesta Cartel have played at the Melbourne, Griffith and Cairns Italian Festivals, as well as many other events and functions in Melbourne.
Together they have reinvented traditional Italian music in a modern way and their live performances buzz with electric energy.
Atrue professional with a long career, Dean has a huge repertoire of both Italian and English songs.
Hugely popular as a performer at weddings, dances, concerts and festivals, Dean is an audience favorite.
Lisa Asta is also a seasoned performer with a wonderful voice and song range.
Together Dean and Lisa form the Top Shelf Duo and they are guaranteed to bring great energy and atmosphere to Festa 2023.