Saturday, August 1, 2009

83th Traditional Italian Party

The traditional Festa de Nossa Senhora de Achiropita (Feast of Saint Achiropita) will happen on the suburb of Bixiga during August 2009. The 83th edition of this famous Italian party will revert all the income to charity centers such as Casa Dom Orione, MOVA and the day care center Achiropita.

This event happens every year on the streets 13 de Maio, São Vicente e Dr. Luiz Barreto (outside area), where is possible to find tents, fogazzas, fricazzas, pasta, polenta and other Italian dishes.
It's a traditional Italian party is organized by the Italian descendants and it's opened for everyone. Old Italian ladies lead the cuisine and prepare recipes to be served on a large tables.
The whole festival happens on the street. There is also an indoor area but the tickets have to be bought (if it's available) at the door.

The income will reverted to charity centers such as the Casa Dom Orione, the Nursery and Mother Achiropita MOVA. 250 thousand people are expected to the event.


Where: Rua Treze de Maio, 410 — Bela Vista — São Paulo
When: Every Saturday and Sunday of August (days: 1st, 2sn, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th e 30th). On the August 21st (Friday) only on the indoor area. Saturday from 5h30pm till 11h30pm and Sunday from 5h30pm till 10h30pm.
Phone: (11) 3283-1294
How much: For free on outside area.